Spring Break Art Camp: Sewing Harriet Tubman

Explore Harriet Tubman’s Ghana – West Africa Ashanti Heritage with needle, thread, and stories!  Make a pincushion decorated with stamps from Ghana. Hand sew a traditional African tale, and a West African pouch. Machine sew a Fante Tribe Story Flag, and a “Mermaid or Merman” blanket based on a West African Goddess!

Masks are required at all times while inside the Art Center.

Ages: 6-10
Cost: Members $115, Non-Members $130

About the Teacher

Griot artist Vanessa Johnson, is a native of Syracuse, N.Y. who practices in the art of storytelling. A Griot is a traditional West African Storyteller who is responsible for accurately reciting historical events through song, speech, reenactment, screenwriting and musical composure which effect society or a specific community. Photography by Jon T. Spencer.


Apr 11 - 15 2022


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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