"Alina Mendez' Fiesta Dancers" perform in "China Poblana" skirts during a MOLAA Family Festival.

The Department of Education supports MOLAA’s mission by providing a variety of programming that helps promote cross-cultural dialogue.

ArtCh@t:   In collaboration with our exhibitions department, visitors are invited to join in on lively conversations about contemporary art trends with local, national, and international scholars and artists.  FREE ADMISSION, 7:30-9 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.

 

The ARTLAB: A bi-monthly DIY art workshop for adults.  Work with local artists on simple, DIY projects you can continue at home.   Fees:  $5-$10 plus $10 lab kit.

 

Buen Provecho: Quarterly gastronomy workshops.  Work with a professional chef in a gastronomical exploration of Latin America.  From ceviche to sopes de chapulines, every workshop includes a tasting.

Cultural Festivals & Celebrations: Explore Latin American cultural traditions, such as Dia de los Muertos, with free art workshops, live performances and fun.  Call our front desk for upcoming dates.

MOLAA in the Classroom: An interdisciplinary program that fulfills both CA Social Studies and Visual Arts Standards.  Students explore Social Studies concepts through art objects.  For more information, write to education@molaa.org

 

Summer Art Camp: Bilingual, dual-immersion Summer Arts Day Camp.  Participants, ages 6-12 experience Latin American culture via Studio Art, Martial Arts, Culinary and Dance workshops.  2012 Sessions:  July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-August 3.  Scholarships are available.  Registration begins in April.  Early registration recommended!   

 

Target Free Sundays @ MOLAA: Free admission, gallery tours and art workshops.  Every third Sunday of the month.

Tours & Workshops: Docent-led tour of the galleries plus a hands-on art workshop led by a teaching artist.  Available Wednesday-Saturday.  Call the admissions desk for more details.

MOLAA is situated in the center of the diverse and vibrant community of Long Beach.   We are committed to providing access, through cultural and education programs, to the diverse and rich heritage of Latin America.

For dates and times, visit www.molaa.org

For additional information please contact the department at education@ molaa.org or by phone at 562 216-4108.

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