Students learn about the history and culture of Mexico and its people through the art of the mask. Learning activities center on the story of the flag of Mexico & ancient Aztec culture, ancient pictographs of indigenous animals of the New World, and the Spanish influence after the landing of Cortez. Students are also briefly introduced to a modern holiday that ties the two cultures together–Dia de los Muertos.
Note: This program can be adapted for middle and high school students.
Puppet: 3-D Eagle Mask
Program Length: 60 Minutes
Note: Discounts are available for multiple orders.
Digital Learning Director
Sara started her career at the Center in 2000, after receiving her degree in Education. Her first position was in the Education department, where she was able to combine her passion for the arts, as well as her love for teaching. Throughout her time at the Center, Sara took on many different roles, settling in the Digital Learning Department. In 2016, she became the department’s director and has continued to expand its award-winning programming. Digital Learning is currently in all 50 states and 88 countries.
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Who can participate in a Digital Learning program?
We use the cloud-based Zoom platform to present our programming, so anyone with access to the internet can connect with us.
What is your cancellation policy?
We don’t charge for program cancellations due to weather; however, we do require that they be rescheduled. The full fee will be charged for cancellations made with less than 48-hour notice and for “NO SHOWS.” Foreign language programs require a 2-week cancelation notice.
What is your discount policy?
Book 9 programs and your 10th program is FREE. This applies to hands-on, curriculum-based workshops ONLY (not puppet shows).
Duke Ellington’s Cat is a winner of the most prestigious award in puppetry.
Are you booking a group?
While we recommend that you call our Ticker Sales Office (404-873-3391) for the quickest group booking, you can begin the process by clicking the button below. Our Ticket Sates office is open Tues-Sun.