Children's Program

Code: K0507-22

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      Open to All

      Subject to specific age requirements, students of any skill/knowledge level.

    • Ages 6 - 8

The Art of Mexico

Jul 4 - 8, 2022

9AM-3PM

Concept

Join this culturally-rich workshop where students create and design art projects based on traditional Mexican folk arts including pottery, weaving and paper crafts. While learning some basic Spanish, students look at various examples of artwork from regions in Mexico as well as their historic significance. Students then create their own artworks inspired by “alejibres” which are whimsical wooden toys, “hojalata” or tin artwork, “papel picado” which is a cut paper technique—plus ceramics and more! On Friday there is a celebration with a piñata for friends and families to enjoy.

This workshop is taught by a bilingual art educator who will support our English and Spanish speaking participants through the use of both languages during instruction. 

El taller será dado por un profesor de artes profesional que apoyará tanto a nuestros participantes hispanoparlantes como a los que hablan inglés haciendo uso de ambos lenguajes durante la clase.

El arte de México 

Únete a este taller de gran riqueza cultural en el que los estudiantes crearán y diseñarán proyectos artísticos basados en las artes populares tradicionales de México; como la cerámica, el tejido y las artesanías de papel. Mientras aprenden algo de español básico, los estudiantes observarán varios ejemplos de obras de arte de regiones de México, así como su importancia histórica. A continuación, los estudiantes crearán sus propias obras de arte inspiradas en los “alejibres” -que son juguetes de madera divertidos, la “hojalata” o las obras de arte de hojalata, el “papel picado” -que es una técnica de papel recortado- además de la cerámica y mucho más. El viernes hay una celebración con una piñata para que los amigos y las familias disfruten.

Faculty

Jubilee Hernandez

Jubilee Rivera-Hernandez is a fourth grade educator in Denver, CO. Jubilee earned an MA in teaching from Colorado College as well as a BA in education with minors in art studio and Spanish. Jubilee strives to integrate the arts into her classroom, believing art has the power to create change on a personal and collective level.

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Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings.

Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and travelers insurance.

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.

COVID-19 Safety Plan

Anderson Ranch is closely following local and national health and safety guidance. At this time, Anderson Ranch visitors and public program and event participants are not required to show proof of vaccination. Studio and artistic program participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination.
Studio and artistic program participants are required to show proof that they have received the complete Covid-19 vaccine (i.e., two weeks have passed after receiving the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer MRNA vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Additionally, if six months have passed since completing the Moderna or Pfizer series or two months have passed since receiving the J & J vaccine, then a booster is also required. Ideally the booster would have been administered at least two weeks prior to coming to Anderson Ranch. Click here for additional health and safety information.
Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and travelers insurance.

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Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, both individuals and foundations, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

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