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Casa Bacardí - Educational Program
Guided tours and lectures for schools.

Educational Program

Join us at Casa Bacardí where we explore Cuba highlighting its extensive history, art, and music. The one-hour tour features a short history film, a walk through our art exhibit, and two interactive sessions in our computerized music pavilion and information center.

Tours are offered for elementary, middle, and high school students. Presentations can be tailored to meet individual needs according to curriculum goals and age of students.

Tour Hours
     Monday-Friday
     10:00 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tours are free of charge

Casa Bacardí

Casa Bacardí at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami is an interactive center highlighting Cuban history and culture and a unique place to appreciate and learn about Cuba’s past, present and future.

Hands on!

Learning at Casa Bacardí is designed to
educate as well as entertain!

At the Music Pavilion, over 2,000 digital music selections are available for students to choose from.

Students are also given a class on typical Cuban musical instruments and the opportunity to experiment and play these instruments.


At the Cuban Information Center, students can access information on Cuba and explore Cuba On-Line, a database of information.

Several computerized “Cuba Quizzes” are presented to test students' knowledge on the lectures given, and on an interactive PowerPoint presentation. A brief historical Cuba movie (20 min.) is also shown.

Guided gallery tours of Casa Bacardí exhibitions expose students to all aspects of Cuban art.

 

Tour Program (approximately)

I – Cuba History Movie (20 minutes)
     Native Population
     Cuban Patriots
     Overview of the Republic (1902 – 1959)
     Revolution - Fidel Castro
     Current Day Cuba

II – Movie Lecture – Q/A session (5 minutes)

III – Cuba Music Overview (15 minutes)
     Music Lecture
     Playing Session

IV – Cuba Database and Quiz (20 minutes)
     Online Data Search
     Cuba History Quiz – Q/A session

 

To Schedule a Tour

     Call 305-284-CUBA (2822) or
     e-mail your request to iccas@miami.edu

Please schedule tours two weeks in advance in order to avoid conflicts with other events.

Casa Bacardí is located in the building of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus.

For more information contact:

Casa Bacardí
Institute for Cuban and
Cuban-American Studies
University of Miami
1531 Brescia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33124-3010
305-284-CUBA (2822)
Fax: 305-284-4875
http://CasaBacardi.iccas.miami.edu

 

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Casa Bacardi, 1531 Brescia Avenue, Coral Gables, Tel: 305 284-CUBA (2822), Fax: 305 284-4875, Email: iccas@miami.edu