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Rangoli is an ancient Hindu art form that uses patterns and brightly colored materials, like rice flour and flower petals, to help celebrate special occasions throughout the year. There are many different forms of Rangoli throughout the various regions of India. Meet with Anupama, an international student from India, to learn more about this tradition!

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By Request: $140.00


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family

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Primary Disciplines

Art, Culture, Foreign/World Languages, International, Religion, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Please provide 48 hours notice for cancellations in order to receive a full refund. If needing to reschedule a program, please notify the coordinator directly.

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Central Michigan University: Museum of Cultural and Natural History

Mt. Pleasant , Michigan
United States

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History strives to provide educational opportunities that inspire curiosity, imagination, and memory. Our goal is to promote sustainable relationships between peoples and their environments by encouraging respect for cultural and natural diversity. Through our distance learning programs, we look to encourage a spirit of inquiry through interactive demonstrations that help spark thoughtful discussion and further exploration!

Rebecca Petrone

Program Details


1. Intro/get to know presenter, Anupama
2. History of Rangoli
3. Forms of Rangoli
4. Live example of creating Rangoli (students can follow along using paper & pencil)
5. Q&A


The participant will:
-Learn about the general history of the cultural art form known as Rangoli.
-Gain an authentic perspective through interactions and discussions with international college students from India.
-Be introduced to cultural and religious traditions and practices of India.