What You Wear Enrichment

What You Wear Enrichment 

  • Sponsored in partnership with the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and taught by Nic Hartmann and Megan Crease, NCSML Educational Director & Learning Specialist

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  • Learning focus is on the importance of clothing/costumes in reflecting culture, with an emphasis on the history of  Czech Republic and Slovakia-related to our Cedar Rapids community. 

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  • After taking a study trip to the NCSML a few weeks ago…This past week they had a guest Czech Dance group (in connection with the Czech Heritage foundation)—share their costumes and music along with traditional Czech folk dances.

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  • Next the students will research their  own heritage & design a textile symbol/costume that reflects their own personal identity to be displayed at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library this summer.