Hands ON! Second Saturdays

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Saturday May 12

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10:00 AM  –  6:00 PM

The Hands ON! on Second Saturdays program offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, storytelling, a docent-guided tour, live performances, and community collaborations.  “Art Investigators” provides children the opportunity to engage with Museum staff and take a closer look at artwork while engaging in a dialogue about key pieces.  New exhibitions, community collaborations, cultural explorations, guest performances and monthly themes rotate in this engaging series of monthly programs.


10 am - 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors
10 am - 4 pm | Art Project: Oil Pastel Landscapes
10 am - 4 pm | Art Project: Torn Tissue Paper Collage
10:30 & 11 am | Children's Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
11:30 am & 2 pm | Art Investigators: Kid Detectives Look at Art
12 & 1:30 pm | Great Basin Young Chautauqua Performances presented by Nevada Humanities
1:00 pm | Public Tour (adult focus)
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: NV Energy

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.