Introducción Básica al Español y al Arte
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
3 - 5 PM
10 Tuesdays, February 5 - April 9
For Ages 18+
If you made a new year’s resolution to learn something new, this introductory Spanish and art class gives you the opportunity to double down in 2019! The Crocker and CASA de ESPAÑOL are partnering to offer adults a 10-week course in basic conversation, vocabulary, greetings, and present-tense conjugation of verbs through art discussions and interaction. Join us for this fun way to build Spanish and visual literacy skills!
$225 members/CASA de ESPAÑOL students • $290 nonmembers
Instructors: Maria Harrington and Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick
About the Instructors:
As Director of Education at the Crocker Art Museum, Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick is focused on making the arts engaging and accessible to broad and diverse audiences. She oversees a department that serves more than 60,000 people annually through on-site and off-site education programs. With more than 20 years of experience in museum education and administration, Shelnut-Hendrick has held positions at the New York State Museum, Studio Museum in Harlem, the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and The Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum.
María Esperanza Harrington is founder, owner and director of CASA de ESPAÑOL, Center for Language and Culture (CASA). She received her B.A. in Spanish and International Relations from Holy Names University (HNU) in 2004 and her M.A. in Latin American Studies from UC Berkeley in 2007. Before founding CASA in 2011, María was a board member for East Bay Sanctuary and she worked as a Spanish instructor at HNU and Saint Mary’s College High School, where she received the Lasallian Educator of the Year Medal in 2011. In 2014, she received the Young Alumni of the Year Award and in 2015 the Durocher Award from Holy Names University for her philanthropy and service to the community through her non-profit organization Help Chiapas and the community outreach offered at CASA. Today, she continues to coordinate cultural events, lead international trips, build curricula and teach Spanish at CASA de ESPAÑOL.
Register by clicking the REGISTER button above or visit the Museum Admission Desk.
No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.