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.
YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS
Juventud: Coyuntura del Arte / Uniting Youth Through Art (JuveCA)
Monday - Friday | 3pm - 6pm
August 22, 2016 - December 20, 2016
Resident Fee: August/September $244; October $214; November $175; December $148
Non-Resident Fee: August/September $280; October $252; November $206; December $174
Description: Juventud: Coyuntura del Arte/Uniting Youth Through Art (JuveCA) is a bilingual after school program held at the Mexican American Cultural Center. This after school program brings youth together to learn about Latinx culture while exploring various arts mediums such as painting, performance, puppetry, capoeira, and more! JuveCA curriculum uses a inquiry-based learning model to encourage critical thinking skills and focuses on individual attention to accommodate different learning styles. TEKS based arts lessons are applied to encourage active learning, critical thinking and innovative problem solving based programming in a safe environment provide opportunities to learn by exercising empowerment, understanding boundaries and expectations and receiving support from adults and peers.
FREE bus transportation provided to the ESB-MACC for students of Metz, Sanchez, and Zavala elementary schools!!
Financial Aid and scholarships are available for qualified participants! See the financial aid website for details
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
September 10 | October 8 | 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.