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Program Information

Program name: Fiestas - Celebrations in Mexico and Latin America
Program category: History
Multicultural- Other
Visual Arts- Folk Arts
Program length: 60 min+
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: 25+
Program description: Miguel Cossio was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, to a family of folk artist and performers from whom he learned the many crafts, rituals and traditions of his community and region, especially those associated with Celebrations. Now living in New York, Miguel has taught arts-in-education programs in schools and many other venues. He is currently on the teaching roster of Arts Westchester- and Center for Arts Education- in NYC. Miguel offers interactive cultural programs that bring to life the magic of the traditional folk arts from Mexico and Latin America. Programs include hands-on workshops, slide shows, folk art displays with audience participation and Spanish conversation. Masks for Carnival - Papel Picado for 5 de Mayo - Dancing skeleton stick puppets for Day of the Dead - Pinatas for the New Year are some of the hands-on art projects participants can create while learning about these incredible traditions! Variable content for different age levels. Art projects completed in a single session. Art projects linked to a cultural context.
Space/special requirements: Chairs and tables for participants Projector Screen
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Special discounts for more than one presentation. Art supplies included in this fee.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Long Island
Program last updated: 08/24/2017
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Miguel Cossio
Phone: 9175535247
Mailing address: 156 Weyman Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10805
E-mail address:
Website: http:// under construction
Previous appearances at: Queens Library- Long Island City, Queens, Hempstead Library, Hempstead, LI, Nyack Public Library, Nyack, NY, Riverdale Library, Bronx. NY, Katonah ES, Katonah, Westchester
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Performer information last updated: 08/24/2017


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