The MACC provides a broad array of educational and cultural activities in a Spanish/English bilingual format.  ¡Leer y Crear! is a Spanish story time for families with children 3+.   ¡Sábados en familia! offer on-hands projects designed to learn more about Latin American culture. ¡QuetzNiños! Arts After-School is a bilingual after school program for Elementary students.

ESB-MACC Teen Talleres 2015 is a Summer workshop program for teens to learn culturally related music and art.


Cine se Oro Since 2007, an outside preformance, LARP, Latino Arts Residency Program

We are proud to produce our annual events, work with community organizations and partnerships and co-produce collaborations with Latino organizations that are free and open to the public. Download a collaboration request form here. LARP is a developmental program for Latino arts organizations and artists in all disciplines that provide arts and cultural programming to the Austin community. ESB-MACC is proud to promote the events and programs of these talented artist.


Caminos Program, Teen Leadership at the ESB-MACC

The ESB-MACC ‘s Caminos program empowers Austin-area teens to carve their own path in the creative arts.


Register for Spring Break or Summer Camp

We provide a variety of cultural arts classes and camps for adults and youth. Call (512) 974-3785 and/or fax (512) 974-3777.

The ESB-MACC 2020 Cosecha Summer Camp is offered in four two week-long sessions, in groups no larger than 12.  Curriculum is focused on the overreaching themes of Latinx history, environmental and social justice utilizing: puppetry, illustration, music and theatre. We provide our young leaders with opportunities to use Latinx history and the arts to think critically about the works around them.

Camp Schedule: 7:30am- 6:00pm
Location: Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC). 600 River St, Austin, Texas 78701
Camp Type: Arts and Culture – Youth
Ages: 5-12 years old
Resident Fee: $480 for 10 days
Non-Resident Fee: $674 for 10 days  

Session One (De Colores):  June 1 – June 12 / M – F / 7:30am – 6pm
De Colores (Of Colors) will explore the impact of colors through artistic, social, and cultural themes. The students will engage in artistic mediums such as painting, installation art and mixed media.

Session Two (Lo Dramático): June 15– June 26 / M – F / 7:30am – 6pm
Lo Dramático (The Dramatic) will express the performing arts through artistic, social, and cultural topics. The students will rehearse artistic mediums such as theatre for young audiences, visual interpretation and 3-D art construction.

Session Three (Nuestro Ritmo): July 6– July 17 / M – F / 7:30am – 6pm
Nuestro Ritmo (Our Rhythm) will communicate the connection to visual and verbal rhythm, rhyme, and music through artistic, social, and cultural melodies. The students will participate in artistic mediums such musical instrumentation, sculpture, and Contemporary Art.

Session Four (Movimiento y Mas): July 20 – July 31 / M – F / 7:30am – 6pm
Movimiento y Mas (Movement and More) will teach the power of movement through artistic, social, and cultural patterns. The students will learn story boarding, digital animation, and dance.

Financial Aid Application – English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) 







Our Address:

600 River St. Austin, TX, 78701


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Diana Miranda
2015-09-04 01:54:55
We LOVE the MACC camps! The kids do lots of fun things and learn a lot about the Latino culture. Highly recommended!