A delegation from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland visited Managua, Esteli and San Juan de Limay from October 15th through October 22nd. The purpose of the visit was to meet with groups from Limay to work toward establishing travel-study programs, Community Arts programs and other initiatives that would support the arts in Limay. Offering opportunities for members of the MICA community to travel to Limay to work with individuals, schools, the Baltimore/Limay Committee, the Mayor’s office and other organizations in support of art, education, community services, and culture is the primary focus of MICA’s interest.
Members of the delegation were: David Gracyalny, Dean of Continuing Studies at MICA, Ryan McCabe, Director of Academic Technology at MICA, Tom Hyatt, Vice-President for Technology at MICA, Maria Aldana, a recent graduate of the Masters of Arts in Community Arts at MICA, Barbara Larcom, the Coordinator of Casa Baltimore/Limay, and Ken Krafchek, the Director of the Masters of Arts in Community Arts program at MICA.
More pictures of the group’s trip can be found here here