The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute is pleased to make available free Education Guidebooks created for several of our past exhibitions which can complement homeschooling efforts by parents during these difficult times.
These guides include an exhibition overview, guided inquiry sections and suggested lesson plan activities which assist parents and children in exploring the exhibition’s key concepts. Featured Exhibitions include: The Color of Power: Heroes, Sheroes & their Creators; Race, Myth, Art & Justice!; Defend Puerto Rico and Home, Memory, and Future.
To download your free education guide: https://cccadi.org/education-guides
The Education Guides can be found on CCCADI’s newly launched Cultural Response + Community Resources Portal at www.cccadi.org, which includes important information for our community, Emergency Resources List for Artists, uplifting content straight from our archives and virtual guided tours of our past exhibitions provided through Google Arts and Culture.
Learning with the Center is the promotion of a life-long pursuit of knowledge and culture through instructional arts programs based in traditional and contemporary African Diaspora art forms designed for all age groups.
CCCADI’s PreK-12 arts education programs immerses children and teens in the music, dance, theater, moving image, and the visual arts of the African Diaspora. The Center’s high caliber arts-based educational programs meet NY State Common Core Standards and our curriculum and lesson plans utilize the NYC Blueprint for the Arts’ five strands for teaching and learning, using a standards-based approach.
Since its founding in 1976, the intersection of arts, culture and social justice has been the foundation of CCCADI exhibitions program. For over 43 years, CCCADI has promoted the aesthetics and creative expressions of artists, scholars and researchers focused on connecting African Diaspora themes in their work.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), is an arts, culture, education and media organization that advances cultural equity, racial and social justice for African descendant communities. CCCADI’s programs serve children/youth, families, young professionals, elders, local and international artists, and practitioners of African-based spiritual traditions.
Through our work CCCADI offers a collective space where African descendants honor the contributions of the global African Diaspora through exhibitions, performances, conferences, educational programs and international exchanges. For more information on CCCADI’s programs visit: www.cccadi.org.