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Sign Language classes with the Hogar del Niño at the Altos de Chavón museum

Hogar del Nino

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Hogar del NinoOn Saturday June 3oth, the Hogar del Niño will start Sign Language classes at the Altos de Chavón museum in Casa de Campo. 

The Hogar del Niño, education and daycare center in La Romana, which cares for more than 1500 children on a daily basis and also includes a the Hogar del Niño School for the Deaf with more than 80 students, is working with The Muse Seek Project to promote social awareness through the creation of artistic activities for the Deaf community of the Dominican Republic.

This Sign Language course is a continuation of the Sign Language course hosted by the Hogar del Niño and the Altos de Chavón Museum last summer and as such has 2 levels; Module 1, for complete beginners and Module 2, for advanced level.

Classes Schedule

Dates: Saturday June 30th – Saturday August 8th

Module 1 (beginners level): Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5:oo to 6:30 pm

Module 2 (advanced level): Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm

Place: Altos de Chavón Regional Archaeological Museum, Altos de Chavón

Price: RD$1500 por persona (includes learning materials)

Contact: (809) 556-3181, [email protected]

The Hogar del Niño School

hogar del nino la romana

The Hogar del Niño is a children’s daycare and educational center for over 1500 children, located in La Romana town, just outside of Casa de Campo. Children from as young as just a few weeks old up to 18 years old are cared for and educated daily, from as early as 5:30am and staying as late as 7pm.

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The Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology

altos de chavon museum

The Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology, opened in 1981, documents the important Indian legacy of the Dominican Republic and functions as a valuable source of information for students and visitors. The magnificent collection of indigenous works under the Museum’s custody was gathered over the course of 40 years by the collector Samuel Pión and consists of more than 6,000 pieces found in the region. These ritual and utilitarian objects demonstrate the evolution of the culture of indigenous societies from the pre-agricultural era until the time of the Taíno, the predominant culture on the island when the Spanish conquistadors arrived. The Museum is part of the Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation, a not-for-profit cultural and educational institution that for more than two decades has contributed to the enrichment of the intellectual, artistic, and cultural panorama of the Dominican Republic.

Open daily: 9am to 9pm.

Tel: (809) 523-8554

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