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Free Family Saturdays at Artpark

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2021

Free

Free family Saturdays return to Artpark’s Family Stage this summer with activities and enhanced programming courtesy of Artpark’s Indigenous Arts Producer Michele-Elise Burnett: Indigenous Ways of Knowing, a slew of educational fun activities for all ages; Treaty teachings & Wampum bracelets workshops, soap carvings, Sonic storytelling, Haudenosaunee dance performance, Corn Husk Doll workshop, as well as a performance “Branche” by an innovative circus company Cirque Barcode.

Schedule:

Saturday, June 19, 2021: Art of Niagara and Onondaga

Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage at 1pm and 3pm:

Traditional Master Storyteller, Perry Ground: “Stories from the People of the Longhouse” traditional Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) legends

Saturday, June 26, 2021: Art of Clay

Pottery: 12-4pm Free Paint: 12-4pm Family Stage:

Soapstone Carving for KidsPre-registration is required and limited to 20 registrants per session. Guests will learn the basic techniques of stone and antler sculpture from renown Antler Carver, Hayden Hanes. Sessions are: 1-2pm and 3-4pm

Saturday, July 3, 2021: Art of Paint

Pottery: 12-4pm; Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage at 1pm-1:45pm and 3pm-3:45pm:

Acoustic Storytelling – Tonemah

Award-winning Tuscarora singer-songwriter will share Native stories from his experiences and relationships he has made along his journey. His organic storytelling style has become his trademark. Tonemah’s life experiences of growing up on, and off, reservations coupled with his professional undertakings have given Tonemah a truly unique perspective that he brings to his songwriting and stories.

Saturday, July 10, 2021: Art of Water

Workshops under the awnings:

Gyotaku Fish Prints, Boats that Float, Mermaids, Aquatic Wind socks

Pottery: 12-4pm; Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage:

Antler and Bone Uses of the Haudenosaunee: Pre-registration is required and limited to 20 registrants per session. Guests will learn the basic techniques of bone and antler sculpture from renown Antler Carver, Hayden Hanes. Sessions are: 1-2pm and 3-4pm

Saturday, July 17, 2021: Art in Motion

Workshops under the awnings: Mobiles, Kites, Planes, Pin-wheels Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage:

Wampum Belts with Dr Richard Hamell

Display, history, demonstration and workshops: Two Row Wampum beading workshop. Pre-registration is required and limited to 20 registrants per session.

Sessions 12:30- 1:30 and 2:00 – 3:00pm

Saturday, July 24, 2021: Art Illuminated

Workshops under the awnings:

“Stained Glass” windows, Cyannotypes, X-Rays

Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage:

12:30-2:30pm – Kehala Smith: Corn Husk Doll workshop and teachings.Pre-registration is required and limited to 20 registrants

3 -3:45pm – Art of Haudenosaunee Dance performance with Jordan Smith

Saturday, July 31, 2021: Art of Animals

Workshops under the awnings:

Paw Prints, jellyfish, birds that bobble

Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage at 1pm and 3pm:

Traditional Master Storyteller Perry Ground: Haudenosaunee Stories: Tricky Fox and other Animal Tales & “Powerful Women”

Saturday, August 7, 2021: Art of Disguise

Workshops under the awnings:

Mustachio, Masquerade Masks, Glorious Glasses, Wearable accessories,

Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage at 1pm and 3pm: Stone Carving Demonstration with Hayden Haynes

Saturday, August 14, 2021: Art of Sound

Workshops under the awnings:

Shakers, Music Makers, Wind Chimes

Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage:

Wampum Belts display, Haudenosaunee Four Sacred Direction and Mother Earth beading workshop with Dr Richard Hamel. Pre-registration is required and limited to 20 registrants per session.

Sessions 12:30- 1:30 and 2:00 – 3:00pm

Saturday, August 21, 2021: Art of Monsters

Workshops under the awnings:

Creature Planters, Monster Plush, Peek-a-boo puppets, toy box theater

Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage: Branche by Cirque Barcode

Pottery Lawn at 1pm and 3pm:

Traditional Master Storyteller Perry Ground: Stories from the Haudenosaunee ” Life in a Longhouse Village & Hero and Heroine Tales

August 28: Art of Nature

Workshops under the awnings:

Leaf prints, Sand plaster molds, pet rocks, walking sticks Pottery: 12-4pm

Free Paint: 12-4pm

Family Stage:

Family Stage:

Acoustic Storytelling – Tonemah.

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.artpark.net/free-family-saturdays

Venue

Artpark
450 South 4th Street
Lewiston, NY 14092 United States
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Phone:
716-754-9000
Website:
http://www.artpark.net

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