Join us for a family celebration honoring children’s creativity and learning as part of the school arts program How I Became an Artista. Come see children’s artwork on display and enjoy live Cuban music, food and performances!
Live music by Victor Caldee and His Cuban Connection
How I Became an Artista is an arts and cultural literacy program organized by CALA Alliance, Childsplay and ASU Art Museum that introduces elementary students in Phoenix to the life and work of Latino/a and Latin American artists. Through reading, movement and art-making, Phoenix Latinx teaching artists in the visual and performing arts tell the story of how children become artistas who celebrate culture and make new traditions.
In May 2017, How I Became an Artista celebrated the life and work of Cuban music legend Celia Cruz in third and fourth grade classrooms in Metro Phoenix: