Passport To The World: Cultural Program Series

From the Argentinian Tango Festival to Diwali Festival of Lights to a Chinese New Year Celebration join us in celebrating cultures from around the world in our year-long Passport To The World: Cultural Program Series! Each program will provide engaging, interactive and hands-on opportunities that will help to promote global literacy and foster tolerance and inclusion of different traditions, religions, appearances, languages and art forms.

Passport To The World: Cultural Programs are free with Museum Admission. 

 

 

Native American
Saturday, July 9

Celebrate Native American culture and traditions with artists Maria Hussman, a member of the Ojibwe Nation, and Cassy Kussman, a member of the Cherokee Nation. The talented Native American artists specialize in textiles, beadwork, silver work and more!


Argentina
Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14

Each August Tango performers from around the world travel to Argentina to compete in the annual Tango Festival in Buenos Aires. In celebration of the tango festival dancers from the Convergence Body and Dance Center will be performing the popular dance and hosting workshops for dancers of all ages! 


China
Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September, 10

Join the STL Modern Chinese School in celebrating National Teachers’ Day! Thank the teachers in your life by giving them a card, hand-made gift, or hongbao (red envelope) to wish them luck and prosperity!