Corn Husk Dolls Workshop W/ Penny Minner

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Date(s) - 11/11/2023
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

110 N. Tioga St
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Learn the story behind the Corn Husk Doll and make your own!

WHEN: Saturday November 11th – Session 1 is from 10:30am-12:30pm, Session 2 is from 1:30pm-3:30pm
WHERE: CAP ArtSpace in the Tompkins Center for History & Culture on the Ithaca Commons – 110 North Tioga St. Ithaca NY 14850.
PRESENTERS: Penny Minner (Seneca), Zoë Van Nostrand (The History Center)
All ages (yes kids AND adults!) are invited to make their own traditional Corn Husk Dolls with Seneca Nation artist Penny Minner, and to hear the Haudenosaunee story behind why Corn Husk dolls have no face.
This FREE program is open to all ages. Participants must pre-register. Registration is limited to 15 participants per session
If you have registered but become unable to attend, please contact so we can offer your space to others on the waitlist.
This event is FREE but you must pre-register. Contact Zoë Van Nostrand at with any questions or accessibility requests
COVID-19 POLICY – The History Center will follow the most up to date guidance from the Tompkins County Health Department. Our organization is a mask friendly space and encourage visitors to practice what is most comfortable to them regarding mask wearing. Learn more at The event space can hold up to 45 people. There is no current plan to offer a virtual option for this program.
This event is brought to you through the ‘Knot Sew Fast: Patchwork of Tompkins County‘ exhibit, on display February-December 2023. Learn more at

This event will take place in the traditional and contemporary lands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫˀ Nation (Cayuga), one of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Learn more at

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