Group PRogramming for fall 2021
This fall, Latino Arts is excited to offer a variety of both in-person and virtual programming for schools and groups! Our goal remains to help bring cultural arts and education to your students and groups in a unique, interactive, and accessible way!
After reviewing our diverse options, scroll to the bottom of the page to COMPLETE the Registration FORM.
Upon receipt of this information, our Programs Coordinator will reach out regarding scheduling, payment, and next steps. To help manage requests, please complete the form as thoroughly as possible. Thank you!
Please note that out of concern for the health of our community, masks will likely be required for in-person events.
Las Cafeteras: Matinee concert
Las Cafeteras are mixing roots music and telling modern day stories, creating a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East L.A. sound and positive message. Their Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms, and rhymes deliver inspiring lyrics that document stories of a community seeking love and justice.
October 28 & 29 at 10:30 a.m.
*Student groups of 10+: $8 per student
$20 (advance)/ $25 (door)
Seniors & Students:
$15 (advance)/ $20 (door)
Workshop: Sugar Skulls
Students will enjoy this colorful hands-on art activity that focuses on one of the Day of the Dead's most iconic artifacts, sugar skulls! Students will create their own 3-D sugar skull while learning about the imagery and symbolism traditional to the Día de Los Muertos celebration!
November 1, 2 & 3 at 10:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.
*Note: The November 1 workshops slots are booked!*
$ 10 per student
De La Buena: Matinee Concert
De La Buena explores the textures and rhythms of Latin music of the Americas with roots planted firmly in African Diasporic traditions. Growing from a trio into a powerful 10-piece band over the last six years, De La Buena has been electrifying audiences with their own brand of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz.
December 3 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $8 per student
Virtual Loteria with Latino Arts, Inc.!
Play the traditional board game of Loteria with your students in-person or virtually! The virtual deck of cards is a powerpoint that teachers will use to call the cards and share the traditional saying that describes each card. The powerpoint slides can be shuffled with the press of a button for endless fun!
For added fun, Latino Arts is including three special prizes that will be shipped to your address.
*The below donation recommendations are for educators and school programming. Corporate Event Donations begin at $250 and more information can be found HERE. Please fill out the form below and a team member will be in contact with details!
LATINO ARTS OFFERS TWO LOTERIA PACKAGES:
1. THE LIVE LOTERIA PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- 40-60 PDF Tablas
- 3 Prizes
- Live loteria session hosted by Latino Arts’ Managing Artistic Director, Jacobo Lovo, who will talk about the origin and history of the game and share cultural tidbits.
- We kindly ask for a $250 donation for this package.
2. THE STANDARD LOTERIA PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Game Instructions for Host and Guests
- Loteria Deck (PowerPoint or Google Slides)
- 20 PDF Tablas
- 3 Prizes
- We kindly ask for a $75 donation for this package.
*Shipping and handling is included for both packages
Virtual Gallery TOurs:
Take your group or classroom on a virtual tour of previous exhibits that have been featured in the Latino Arts Gallery.
Los Rostros Ocultos/The hidden faces
Latino Arts, Inc. invites you to view our latest exhibit Los Rostros Ocultos | The Hidden Faces by Angelica Contreras in this Exhibit Tour! Throughout the tour, Contreras talks about her work and how the relationships between tradition, identity, and pop culture are all fused into her pieces.
Available: Through June 15
Cost: $25 for up to 100 participants
This powerful exhibit, curated by LUNA co-founder Katie Avila Loughmiller, composed of artists and friends of LUNA (Latinas Unidas en las Artes), explores what it means to be Latinx in the United States. Each piece is a personal representation of identity and culture through the eyes of the artist, demonstrating that there is no one-size-fits-all description for the Latinx population.
Cost: $25 for up to 100 participants
1. SCROLL DOWN this page and select the event of your choice
2. Fill out ALL fields indicated on the registration form
**Please Note: Registrations are not confirmed until a member of the Latino Arts Staff contacts you and payment is received.
Additional 2020-2021 Virtual Student Workshops
Virtual Cultural Arts Lessons and Gallery Exhibits
Looking for more activities for your students? Access our complete Virtual Library of online content featuring two main approaches:
1) Virtual Art Tutorials
Using a variety of Mediums and easy to find household items, join Latino Arts Managing Artistic Director, Jacobo Lovo, as he shares unique and simple art tutorials that cover a wide range of unique cultural artistic mediums. He will share how to do the project on your own, as well as discuss the cultural and artistic context behind the tutorial. These Virtual Art Tutorials are a fun and easy assignment for students to complete and share their finished product with the class via an online class segment.
2) LIVE Draws
Recorded this spring, this library of LIVE draws with Latino Arts focuses on the art of drawing, covering a variety of cultural topics and subjects. Less that 60 minutes each, these step-by-step sessions will involve a drawing lesson mixed with more cultural context on the subject matter from our Managing Artistic Director, Jacobo Lovo.
All tutorials can be accessed on our YouTube Page! Tutorial topics include, Flowers of Latin America, Alebrijes, Surrealism and Frida Kahlo and More!
3) Virtual Art Gallery Exhibits
View our recent art exhibits by Juan Flores and Reynaldo Hernandez.
Renaldo Hernandez: 50 Years of Art and Cultural Diversity
Los Hijos de La Tierra/ Children of the Earth by Juan Flores