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The Laredo Center for the Arts provides a variety of arts education programs for children and adults. Thanks to the support of many local corporations and foundations, we are able to coordinate an exciting curriculum of music, theatre, and visual arts classes.


Our next Academy will include even more opportunities for children who really and truly want to develope and explore their love of arts and humanities.


For more information on houw your child can become a part of our great programs, please talk to Rosie Santos at (956) 725-1715.


These courses are made possible through a grant from the Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Foundation.


Laredo Center for the arts will be having online art activities for children of all ages. We hope these activities are a source of fun for families during these trying times. The activities are inspired by influential artists, as well as, current events. These activities are posted on our
LCA at Home tab, Facebook page, as well as on our Instagram as highlights. We encourage everyone to send us the final products of their activities or tag us @laredocenterforthearts or send them to us through Facebook. We will post the photos sent to us on our social media account.


Showcasing local heritage and local arts, the Center hosts festivals including but not limited to Birding Festival in Februray, Cinco de Mayo Celebration in May, and Dia de los Muertos in October.



Tours of current exhibitions are available year round. Tailored specifically for each visiting group, tours are led by trained leaders and may include discussions on the elements of art and principles of design, artist biographies, history of the Center, and an activity. Appointments are required. No fee. Donations are welcome.



Professional artists and art educators bring art workshops and presentations to classroomes and community groups, broadening awareness of fine arts and art history.



Demonstrations of artistic technique by professional artists and educators; slide show presentations that focus on art history and artists biographies; learning what materials to use and how to use them; and information on careers in the arts.

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