Holiday Open House at Hands ON! Second Saturday
Bring the whole family to Hands On! Second Saturday. Hands On! Second Saturday provides free activities, cultural performances, and engaging art and storytelling experiences for children and families each month.
10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors
10 am – 2 pm | Trunk Show: Jewelry by Arielle de Pinto
10 am – noon | Christmas Wishes with Santa and Friends
10 am – 4 pm | Museum School Ceramic Wheel Throwing Demonstrations
10 am – 4 pm | Drop-in Drawing in the Studio
10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Sculpt a Snowman
10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Paint Star Ornaments
10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Make Hand-felted Ornaments
10 am – 12 pm | Meet Santa and Friends!
10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
11:30 am | Art Investigators: Kid Detectives Look at Art
12:00 pm | In-Tune Tales Presents spoken and sung stories inspired by Dr. Seuss’s “The Grinch”
1:00 pm | Public Tour (adult focus)
1:00 pm | Illustrator, Brian Crane of the comic strip “Pickles” will read his newest children’s book “Grampa, Will You Tell Me a Story”
1:30 pm | In-Tune Tales Presents spoken and sung stories inspired by Dr. Seuss’s “The Grinch”
2 pm | Art Investigators: Kid Detectives Look at Art
2:30 & 3 pm | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
Title Sponsor: Thomas P. Raley Foundation
Lead sponsorship for the Hands ON! program through 2024 is provided by the Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation.
Sponsor: Renown Health
Additional sponsors: The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission; Mercedes-Benz of Reno, an AutoNation Company; US Bank
Media sponsorship by Ahora Latino Journal, Entravision, and El Sol de Nevada.