Note: All submitted events must be approved before they appear in the calendar.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Summer Virtual Field Trip: Native Games of the Americas

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+0

Free

Playing games is an important tradition shared by all ages in numerous Native communities. Many games are designed to build strength in both body and spirit through exercise, group cooperation, and practicing important skills such as hand-eye coordination. Games are an integral part of Native community life, they connect communities and teach cultural values, history, and skills.

In this live and interactive program led by a museum educator, children will learn about the many games played in different areas of the Americas and gain a deeper understanding of the games’ origins and significance. Movement is part of this program.

This 30min event will take place every Friday at 2pm ET through the 27th of August.

Recommended for ages 5-10 years old.

Photo credit: Children learn how to play the Hawaiian board game kōnane during the Hawaiian Festival. National Museum of the American Indian.

Details

Date:
July 23
Time:
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+0
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, ,
View Event Website

Organizer

National Museum of the American Indian
Phone:
202-633-1000
Email:
NMAIPressOffice@si.edu
View Organizer Website

Venue

National Museum of the American Indian Online
4th St SW
Washington D.C., Washington DC 20560 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
2026331000
View Venue Website
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap