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Asociación de Artes
"Bringing the Arts to local communities
2013 East Cape Annual Festival de Artes
Announcing the 20th Annual Festival de Artes to be held at beautiful "Hotel Palmas de Cortez", from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday, March 24th. This popular event sponsored by the Asociación de Artes on the East Cape, is known as the premier showcase for local artists who display and sell their original art. Well-known regional artists have already begun to sign up including; Lorri Trogdon from Los Barriles, Elizabeth Pudwill from Rancho La Venta, and Jason Durland from Todos Santos, to name a few.
The "Food Court" will feature the famous Palmas Carne Asada Taco Stand, our own Smokey's Grill & Cantina, Baja Biscuits and a few new comers that will offer tasty delights. Along with all of your favorite beverages and a bar that is second to none.
We have a great line up of entertainment, featuring live music and dance groups.
Funds from the Festival de Artes go to support the community activities of the Asociación de Artes which include: Arts and education supplies for East Cape schools, Sponsorship and participation in the Los Barriles "Cursos de Verano" summer vacation program, Local Artist Studio tours and our ever popular Saturday Arts and Crafts at the DIF for the local children.
Booth fees are $325 mxn/$30 usd paid in advance and you can pick your location on the event site map. Booth spaces are also available for $400 mxn/$35 usd, the day of event. Pre Pay locations are as follows:
1. Baja Beach Co in Los Barriles at Plaza del Pueblo, Local #8. Open Mon -Fri, 9 - 5 and Sat 9 - 3.
2. San Jose Organic Market - every Saturday at Baja Book's and Maps booth, from 10 am to 1 pm
Spanish: Al anunciar el 20vo Festival Anual de Artes que se celebrará en el hermoso "Hotel Palmas de Cortez", de 10:00 am a 4:00 pm el domingo, 24 de marzo. Este popular evento patrocinado por la Asociación de Artes en el Cabo del Este, que se conoce como el escaparate más importante para los artistas locales que exhiben y venden sus obras de arte originales. Conocidos artistas de la región ya han comenzado a inscribirse, incluyendo: Lorri Trogdon de Los Barriles, Elizabeth Pudwill de Rancho La Venta, y Jason Durland de Todos Santos, por nombrar algunos.
"El Corredor de Comida", contará con la famosa Carne Asada Palmas Taco Stand, nuestro propio Smokey's Grill & Cantina, Baja Biscuits y algunos nuevos que ofrecerán delicias y sabrosas platillos. Junto con sus bebidas favoritas y un bar que está en segundo lugar del mundo.
Tenemos una gran línea de entretenimiento, con música en vivo y grupos de danza.
Los fondos del Festival de Artes, son para las actividades comunitarias de la Asociación de Artes, que incluyen: Artes y suministros educativos para las escuelas del Cabo del Este, el patrocinio y la participación en los Los Barriles "Cursos de verano" de vacaciones de verano del programa, visitas de estudio y el artista local nuestro siempre popular Sábado Artes y Oficios en el DIF para los niños locales.
Booth honorarios son $ 325 mxn/$30 usd pagado por adelantado y usted puede escoger su ubicación en el mapa del sitio del evento. Espacios Booth también están disponibles por $400 mxn/$35 usd, el día del evento. Lugares pre pago son las siguientes:
Baja Beach Co en Los Barriles en la Plaza del Pueblo, Local # 8. Abierto de lunes a viernes de 9 - 5 y Sábado 9 - 3.
San José Mercado Orgánico - todos los Sabados a las Baja Books and Maps espacio de 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Asociación de Artes History
When Russ and JoAnn Hyslop, two retired school teachers from the United States, moved to Los Barriles in 1992 they realized that the local schools did not have an art program. Russ began teaching art classes after school in one of the classrooms. The classes were a success, but art supplies and space were in short supply. The Hyslops knew something had to be done to raise money for the art program. In the same year, Russ and JoAnn and a small group of residents formed an Art Committee to organize an art festival where local artists could show their original work. Their hope was to raise money to support the art programs in the schools. Twenty-five local artists attended this event which was held in Juanito’s Garden R.V. Park on April 2, 1994.
The spring Festival de Artes has grown to include over one hundred local artists with over 4,000 visitors attending, attracting people from across Baja California Sur. From these modest beginnings the Asociación de Artes continued to grow. They developed programs for the greater community to work together in a multi-cultural environment. In 1999 the Art Committee formed a private Mexican non-profit organization and established a formal Board of Directors representing a multicultural group of East Cape residents. The Asociación de Artes del Mar de Cortez A.C. is the second oldest Mexican non-profit organization in the East Cape region.
The Association assists local committees in San Antonio, El Triunfo and El Rosario in establishing their own art festivals. They conduct an annual culture tour featuring homes, artist studios, and historic buildings. An “artist in residence” program has been established where artists from across Mexico come to teach art classes in the East Cape. The artists also work with children in the local schools to create murals. One such artist is Xochitl Rivera from Oaxaca who is teaching students in the secondary school. The East Capers is a bi-monthly newspaper published by the Asociación de Artes and supported by the local business community. It focuses on art and culture along with the history of Mexico and the East Cape region of Baja California Sur. Residents are encouraged to submit articles and stories.
Over the years, the Asociación de Artes has become a proud co-sponsor of the Cursos de Verano (Courses of Summer) program for over eighty East Cape elementary and secondary school-age children. A three-week program, Cursos de Verano provides sports activities including volleyball, soccer, basketball, baseball, and swimming. Other activities include jewelry-making, arts and crafts, yoga, kung fu, folk dancing, and English language instruction. Over thirty volunteers from the East Cape assist this program organized by the Mexican National System for Integral Family Development (DIF), members of the business community, and the local Delegado’s office.
In 2010, the Association added a music festival and writer’s workshop to their list of programs designed to showcase local talent, skills development and to raise funds for school art supplies. The Asociación de Artes continues to bring the arts to the local communities and the schools.