The Education Department at the ESB-MACC is proud to offer quality cultural arts and education programming for youth and families. At this time we offer arts afterschool programs for youth, digital media workshops for teens and a monthly FREE Saturday program for the whole family. Learn more about our programs below.
DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS WORKSHOPS
The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Education department is pleased to invite you and your family to participate in our Dia de los Muertos Workshops. Dia de los Muertos is in remembrance and celebration of those whom have passed, so please join the ESB-MACC in celebration of this joyous holiday, while learning culturally relevant artistic practices and their history. ¡Ay, nos vemos!
La Catrina Still Life Portraiture Class
Saturday I October 29, 2016 I 1- 4pm I 13+
Resident & Non-Resident: $5.00
Description: Learn step-by-step painting techniques and take your artwork home that same day! You will be guided through this 3-hour class inspired by La Catrina- the female skeleton that has become an icon for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Build a new skill using acrylic paint and create your own masterpiece!
YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS
Latinx Teen Digital Media Workshops
Ages: 13-17 Tuesday and Thursday | 4pm - 6pm
September 12, 2016 - December 20, 2016
Resident Fee: September $52; October $69; November $60; December $52;
Non-Resident Fee: September $61; October $81; November $70; December $61
Description: Teens are invited to explore Latinx culture, art, and digital media using a variety of tools: Surface Pro, Graphics Tablets, 3D Printing, Photography, Video, and more! These workshops will be facilitated by our professional instructors however teens will have the opportunity to voice their opinions and decide the thematic direction of the classes. We ask, "What are the important issues facing teens today?" and "What are the best digital tools we can use to help us address those issues?"
SÁBADOS EN FAMILIA
Saturdays | 10am - 1pm
November 12 | December 17
Ages: 4 and up | FREE
Description: Join us for a day filled with FREE arts and wellness classes. We will offer a total of six classes throughout the day; each geared toward either Pre-K, youth (5-12), and teens/adults so the whole family can spend the day in an enriching cultural experience! Three classes will be offered at 10am; FREE LUNCH will be provided at eleven; and three more classes will be offered at noon. This is a volunteer-run program, if you would like to volunteer for one of these events please contact Marina Islas.
The ESB-MACC is now accepting online registrations for Fall Classes. Please click here to create a new account or login in with your user name and password. Once you’ve logged in, click on the “Arts & Culture” button to find our programs. If you are not sure if you have an online account with us please contact the ESB-MACC registration office at: 512-974-3785.