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For Teachers

Group PRogramming for 2020-2021

This fall, we are offering a variety of 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! Please review our diverse options and COMPLETE OUR REGISTRATION FORM BELOW. Upon receipt of this information, our Events Coordinator will reach out regarding scheduling, payment and next steps. To help manage requests, please complete the form as thoroughly as possible. Thank you!

The Villalobos Brothers Virtual Concert experience



Description:
This year we are excited to offer our first VIRTUAL Dia de Los Muertos Celebration concert featuring The Villalobos Brothers! With each concert we have included a LIVE introduction and Question & Answer session during the concert by Managing Artistic Director, Jacobo Lovo. Learn more about Los Villalobos Brothers HERE!
Available: November 3 - November 20
Cost: $75 per session for up to 200 students.
Please Note:
A Virtual Video Conference link will be sent to the teacher the day of the concert. Day and time for your virtual concert can be customized based on teacher preferences.

Dia de Los Muertos Colores y Cultura

 

Description:
Latino Arts, Inc. has created its very own rendition on the traditional Paint By Number activity, but with a bit more freedom and creativity, allowing students to select colors they wish to utilize. With Dia de Los Muertos Colores y Cultura, students are able to participate in a hands-on activity, while also learning about the history and traditions of Dia de Los Muertos. 
*This kit is classroom friendly and can be used by groups and classes operating virtually or in-person.

Available: 

October 1-November 20
Pick-up for kits can be coordinated Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
Cost:
$12/kit (+$3 shipping per kit.) 
Orders of 25 or more are $10 and includes shipping
Materials:
Each kit contains: 1 paint brush, 1 paint strip with 10 containers of paint, a pre-printed canvas, and a Dia de Los Muertos pamphlet with artistic inspiration and and information on this beautiful tradition.
Please Note: If multiple kits are ordered, they will be wrapped individually but shipped as a unit. 

Virtual Loteria with Latino Arts, Inc.!

Description:
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! Additionally, the Loteria package inlcudes a second powerpoint that features videos of community members calling cards and sharing their connection to this amazing game!

For added fun, Latino Arts is including two special prizes including one T-shirt and one Colores Y Cultura art Kit. Size requests available upon request, sizes Small - XXL.
Available:
Starting October 10

*The below donation recommendations are for educators and school programming. Corporate Event Donations begin at $250. Please fill out the form below and a team member will be in contact with details!
0-100 participants
  - $50 minimum donation 
100-199 participants $100 minimum donation
200-350 participants people $200 minimum donation
350+ participants $500 minimum donation

Materials Included:
Virtual deck of 54 loteria cards, PDF of tablas (boards), instructions, 1 Latino Arts-Tshirt and 1 Colores y Cultura Kit.
Please Note:
All Materials will be sent by email to the teacher. Prizes will be shipped separately. 

Latino Arts Virtual Community Ofrenda: Aun Presente 

Description:
This year, Latino Arts is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos in new and innovative ways. If your class is unable to visit the Dia de Los Muertos exhibit and Latino Arts this year, we encourage students to participate virtually by creating their own Ofrenda!
An integral part of the Dia de los Muertos celebration is the tradition of creating an Ofrenda. In order to celebrate, the families make altars and place Ofrendas (offerings) of food such as pan de muertos baked in shapes of skulls and figures, candles, incense, yellow marigolds known as Cempazuchitl and most importantly, a photo of the departed soul is placed on the altar.

As a way to engage a broader community to celebrate and understand this tradition, we are launching our Dia de los Muertos Virtual Community Ofrenda: Aun Presente. Through this effort we are encouraging students to create their own Ofrendas as simple or as complex as they wish.

*Students are encouraged to take a photo and write a brief summary of their Ofrenda and email it to us at info@latinoartisnc.org. This is a great way to educate your class about the traditions of the Ofrenda, while encouraging creativity and individual cultural exploration. All photos should be submitted by October 30.

Available:
Now - October 30
Cost: FREE
Download attached Shoebox Ofrenda Tutorial HERE!

Virtual Live Ofrendas Gallery Tour! 


Description:
Visit our popular Dia de Los Muertos Gallery Exhibit virtually with our Managing Artistic Director, Jacobo Lovo. The tour will showcase this year's unique art exhibit and involve detailed explanations of the tradition as well as the specific installations for this year's celebration.

Tours will run approximately 30 minutes, but can be customized  based on specific needs. Latino Arts will also send an electronic copy of our Dia de los Muertos Education Packet to be shared with students in advance for additional educational components. To make the gallery tour experience more interactive, we encourage you to pair this experience with the opportunity for students to create their own ofrenda with Aun Presente Community Ofrenda project. Here, students can create their very own Ofrenda that will be added to our Latino Arts Virtual Ofrenda Exhibit.
Available: October 19-November 13
Cost: $40 per session (unlimited number of participants)
Materials: Video conference link sent to teacher for entire class

Follow these simple steps to register your class:

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.

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Additional 2020-2021 Virtual Student Workshops

Virtual Cultural Arts Lessons and Gallery Exhibits

Available: Ongoing
Cost: FREE
Description:
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