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Hands ON! Second Saturday – Celebrate the Art of Jean LaMarr

Hands ON! Second Saturday – Celebrate the Art of Jean LaMarr

Bring the whole family to celebrate the art of Jean LaMarr. Meet the artist, enjoy cultural presentations, learn about Indigenous foodways, and make your own art inspired by LaMarr’s work. A select group of Native American vendors will be on hand selling traditional and contemporary art work.


10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 

10 am – 4 pm | Hands-on Mono-printing Workshop

10 am – 4 pm | Indigenous Vendor Marketplace

10:30 am | Opening Blessing and Song

11 am | Talk: Indigenous Food Sovereignty – Presentation with Cafe Ohlone’s Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino

12 pm | Talk: Artist Jean LaMarr in conversation with Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Ann Wolfe

1:30 pm | Presentation: Great Basin Language Preservation with Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Demos: Basket Weaving and Hand Game.

Performances by: Truckee Paiute Singers and Reno Sparks Indian Colony Pow Wow Club

Vendors: Ben Aleck | Joey Allen | Loretta Burden | Julie Charlie | Gina Ellenwood | Tammie Henry | Avanna (Kim) Lawson | Bhie-Cie Ledesma | Mervin Lent | Jean LaMarr | Jack Malotte | Lucky Preston | Francis Shaw | Stewart Indian School Gallery

Hands ON! Second Saturdays offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, live performances, and community collaborations courtesy of the Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation.

Ongoing Programs
May 14, 2022 10 am – 6 pm