Kids in the Courtyard: Teaching with Tithu
Certain artworks are central to children’s education, including dolls! Explore the role of Katsina dolls (Tithu) in North American Hopi communities and learn how art can be used to teach children of all ages. Find inspiration in our Intersections exhibition and construct your own paper doll based on your family’s history.
About the Exhibition
Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives explores the roles that art plays in creating meaning and defining purpose for people across the globe. The exhibition features over 200 objects, primarily from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas, and ranging in date from the third millennium b.c.e. to the present. These artworks from the Fowler’s collection have served as vehicles of action, knowledge, power, and transformation, and are curated thematically to explore these concepts in depth, across diverse cultures.