Join us for our annual Youth Art Month Festival between 10 AM – 2 PM*! It’s FREE! No registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Parking is available in AFAN’s lot off Arlington Ave. in addition to street meter parking or free public parking 2 blocks east at Sierra St. and Court St.
-Eight creative art stations for kids to make and take art home
-Free book for each child
–Tours of the historic Lake Mansion
-Wonderful exhibit of children’s artwork from AFAN’s program in 50 special education classrooms throughout Washoe County.
-Patty Cafferata (11:30 AM – 2 PM) sharing her knowledge of Nevada’s history and her historical building books including The Lake Mansion: Home to Reno’s Founding Families.
Did you know that AFAN conducts art workshops in over 100 general and special education classrooms? We do! AFAN is the only northern Nevada arts organization with such an extensive program providing quality art experience for students and training classroom teachers to utilize the arts across their curriculum. AFAN is at the forefront transforming STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) into STEAM – adding the “A” for Art!
*Families who have children with special needs are invited to arrive an hour early (9 AM) to provide for a little more time and room.