MiCulturaArtProject

Mi Cultura is an inquiry-based educational initiative that provides programming and workshops about the diverse cultures of countries around the world. Our programs cultivate young people’s curiosity through experimental visual art projects that embody community building, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Our programs are offered through partnerships with schools, cultural institutions and as stand-alone events in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area.

Client: Mi Cultura Art Project

Category: Art/Education/Cultural Exchange

Date: November 2017

Programs

Pangea

Age Groups 9-11/ Grades 4 and 5

In Pangea, students will further explore the themes covered in Sankofa, and Aventura. These classes will introduce children to the influences and connections to other countries cultures. In Pangea, they will examine the parallels between the artistic expressions of the sister continents. Students will start and finish an eight-week long installation project. They will be encouraged to look in regions outside their immediate geographical and historical context for inspiration.

Aventura

Age Groups 7-9/ Grades 2 and 3

In addition to what is offered in Sankofa, these classes will introduce children to 3-dimensional art processes. Students will start and finish an eight week long group projects. Students will engage in further exploration of cultural and historical context of selected countries.

WAAR

Age Groups 5-11/ Grades K-5

We Are All Refugees is a project based in Greece’s refugee camps, that facilitates the arts as a platform for communication, cultural exchange, and integration.
Through visual art, they will share the complex situation faced by thousands of refugees from the Middle East who are confined between the European borders. A chaotic situation that found in the arts, a way to relive their pain, bring voice to their dreams and facilitate the integration into a new society.

Sankofa

Age groups 5-7/ Grades K-1

These classes will introduce young children to distinct cultures: Students will be encouraged to take creative risks and will learn creative expression, art concepts, methods, and basic geography and folktales.

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