Hispanic Heritage Month
The Smithsonian Latino Center observes Hispanic Heritage Month between September 15 and October 15 each year to celebrate the Latino community. Learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month traditions by reading our listicle Top Eight Reasons Why and How We Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Hispanic Heritage: ¡Descubra! Family Program
Create-It Activity Handouts From Past Featured Events
Accompanying the Portraiture Now: Staging the Self exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, this family activity poster allows kids and families of all ages to explore their identity and culture, as well as participate in a geography challenge learning about the featured artist's cultural backgrounds and their geographic connections.
Check out this Art Lab+ teen produced video about culture and identity.
Learn more about Latin rhythms and percussion, the science of sound, and the Afro-Caribbean connection with fill-in-the blank, word searches, and image matching activities. Check out the percussion jam session as well as the How to Make Music Memories video here.
Travel through the different regions in Argentina by using this activity booklet to learn about the geography of the country, tell the story about the Tango through fill-in the blank and coloring activities, go an exciting journey through the Pampas with a gaucho and make your own clay llama. Click here to watch a short video that shows you how to make your own clay llama.
¡Descubra! Family Programs are made possible, in part, through the program support provided by NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. To learn more about our sponsor's educational resources, please visit El Poder en Ti here.