Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Art Briefs

Scholarships available for CSI Summer Spanish Institute

The application deadline for scholarships for the 2011 Sun Valley Summer Spanish Institute at the College of Southern Idaho Blaine County Campus will be Monday, April 4. The institute is a weeklong language immersion program for adults that will take place June 13-17 at the Community Campus in Hailey.

The institute will include intensive morning academic classes for beginners to more advanced students. Each afternoon will consist of a range of cultural workshops from history of the corrido, a traditional Mexican ballad, to how to make paella, a national rice and seafood dish of Spain. The workshops will provide continued language practice while providing insights into diverse Spanish-speaking cultures. The week will include Fandango, an outdoor community concert in collaboration with the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. For details, call 788-2033 or visit

Community Library to present 'Glow Town'

Artist Sharon Louden will teach a workshop on painting and building a city that glows at The Community Library's children's library in Ketchum on Saturday, April 9. Registration is required. The free event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon for 6- and 7-year-old children and from 2:30-5:30 p.m. for children 8-12 years old.

Louden is a graduate with a BFA from the School of Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from Yale University School of Art. Her art has been on exhibition at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, the Drawing Center at Carnegie Mellon University and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

To register, call 726-3493, ext. 116.

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