Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC)

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Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyServes low-income, primarily Latino, and under-served students in less diverse districts with an extended arts education and offers them connection to Latino culture and traditions. Classes are not limited to children. Offers the following workshops on Art & Culture:
- Aztec Masks
- Sugar Skulls
- Mural Making
- Stone Etchings
- Self-Portrait with Frida
- Piñata Making
- Lotería
- Mexican Tin
- Color My World
- Catrina Hats
- Papel Amate (Bark Paper & painting)
MissionThe Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC) is a consortium of artists, cultural workers, individuals and organizations dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Chicano/Latino culture through arts and education.
HistoryThe Chicano Humanities & Arts Council (CHAC) was founded in 1978 by a group of visual and performing artists. The organization was established as a place where Chicano/Latino artists were provided with a venue to explore visual and performance art and promote and preserve the Chicano/Latino culture through the expression of the arts.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessLimited, call for specific information
Intake ProcedureCall for more information.
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityYoung adults and children. Classes can be tailored to any age group.
Hours of OperationWednesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Friday, Saturday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.; 1st Friday, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's NameMichelle Sanchez
Contact's PositionDirector of Education
Physical Site Address 1222 Santa Fe Dr
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80223
Main Phone(303) 571-0440
Director Information
Director's NameLucille Rivera
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Additional Information
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC)
Affiliated Programs: Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC)
Affiliated Services: Art and Humanities Classes - Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC)