Kwasi Asare’s Spring 2022 Kente Weaving Workshops

Hello Friends – here are some photos from Kwasi’s recent Kente weaving workshop at the Roots Charter School in Washington, D.C., as well as pictures from another workshop Kwasi did at Calverton School, in Huntington, Maryland. As you can see, children respond very well when they can experience their own creativity working with Kente! Working … More Kwasi Asare’s Spring 2022 Kente Weaving Workshops

Kwasi Asare holds Special Community Weaving Workshop at Roots Charter School in Washington, D.C.

Friends – this past weekend Kwasi did a Kente weaving workshop at Roots Charter School, in Washington, D.C. The workshop was quite a success and had a very positive atmosphere! There were people of all ages – from elementary school children and young teenagers to community elders. Everyone had a great time learning how to … More Kwasi Asare holds Special Community Weaving Workshop at Roots Charter School in Washington, D.C.

CourseCraft is Shutting Down – Kwasi’s Online Course is Transitioning to a New Platform

Hello Friends – During these past two years, Kwasi used the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to create the world’s first online Kente weaving course. Despite that being a wonderful achievement, we regret to inform you that the platform Kwasi originally selected, will be closing down in early April of this year. This is an … More CourseCraft is Shutting Down – Kwasi’s Online Course is Transitioning to a New Platform

Kwasi’s Asare offers Kente Presentations and Workshops at Roots Charter School and other Organizations

Hello Friends – We hope you have been keeping warm and in good spirits during this winter season. This past weekend Kwasi did a virtual presentation and educational workshop on the history and background of Kente weaving and its cultural evolution in our modern era for the Pontiac Center of Arts and Culture in Pontiac, … More Kwasi’s Asare offers Kente Presentations and Workshops at Roots Charter School and other Organizations

Kwasi Asare is offering a special Kwanzaa holiday discount for his online Kente weaving course!

UPDATE: Unfortunately, CourseCraft is shutting down in April 2022. We are working on creating a new alternative for Kwasi’s unique online weaving course. We will either use another online platform or use a YouTube channel with private lessons. Please contact Kwasi directly at kwasister@gmail.com or (202) 569-5153 for more information. Hello Friends – we hope … More Kwasi Asare is offering a special Kwanzaa holiday discount for his online Kente weaving course!

Kwasi Asare’s online Kente Weaving Course – A perfect gift for the Holiday Season!!!

UPDATE: Unfortunately, CourseCraft is shutting down in April 2022. We are working on creating a new alternative for Kwasi’s unique online weaving course. We will either use another online platform or use a YouTube channel with private lessons. Please contact Kwasi directly at kwasister@gmail.com or (202) 569-5153 for more information. Friends – once again, we … More Kwasi Asare’s online Kente Weaving Course – A perfect gift for the Holiday Season!!!

RIP Virgil Abloh, Ghanaian-American Designer Extraordinaire

The May 2021 cover of Vogue Magazine featured Amanda Gorman in a Kente dress inspired by Ghanaian American designer Virgil Abloh. Abloh had a massive impact in fashion, as well as influencing graphic art for musicians like Kanye West, Jay Z, Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky and others. … More RIP Virgil Abloh, Ghanaian-American Designer Extraordinaire

Kente Weaving, Computer Algorithms and Creative Classroom Learning

Below is a fascinating article I found online about how the design patterns in Kente cloth can be used to teach students about mathematical algorithms that are used in computer programming. Because I am a mathematician, this article naturally caught my eye. I have done many workshops and seminars with students at elementary schools, middle … More Kente Weaving, Computer Algorithms and Creative Classroom Learning