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Program Flyer: El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

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Content Provider   Cleveland Museum of Art  2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention, 2009-10, 2010-11 Honorable Mention, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
Contact Information   Dale Hilton
DLBooking@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 40 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Maximum Number of Participants   No maximum, though we recommend one class.
Minimum Number of Participants   No minimum
Primary Disciplines   Community Interests, Fine Arts, International, Language Arts/English, Social Studies/History
Program Description   El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is being offered October 6th-November 4th, 2014.
This interactive videoconference will introduce students to Day of the Dead and explain how it is celebrated in Mexico.

Elementary students will create movable paper esqueletos (skeletons) during the conference.

Middle and high school students will make calaveras.
"Calavera" in Spanish means "skull." It also refers to humorous, imaginary, poetic obituaries printed in newspapers that are used to poke fun at people who are still living (such as politicians or other public figures). Students will create their poems ahead of time, and have the opportunity to illustrate them during the video conference.
Objectives   Students will be introduced to the Day of the Dead and learn about how it is celebrated in Mexico.

Elementary students will create movable paper esqueletos (skeletons) during the conference.

Middle and high school students will make calaveras.
Program Length   45-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Date/Time Notes   El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a special seasonal program and is available from October 6th thru November 4, 2014.
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $135.00
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Cancellation Policy   Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Schools will dial into the CMA Distance Learning studios.

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