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FREE Summer Art Festival

July 21 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Saturdays Free
Lake Mansion 250 Court St. & Arlington Ave. Reno 89501 826-6100 ext. 2#

Join us for our annual Summer Art Festival between 9 AM – 2 PM! It’s FREE and part of the ARTOWN Festival celebration! 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.  AFAN’s Summer Art Festival is free and open-to-the-public thanks to funding from the Art4Moore Fund of the Tides Foundation and the City of Reno.

-Eight creative art stations for kids to make and take art home

-Free book for each child

Tours of the historic Lake Mansion

Face painting

Patty Cafferata, historian and author will be available to answer questions and to sign her many historical building books including Lake Mansion: Home to Reno’s Founding Families.

-NEW!! Umpqua Bank is providing a serving of ice cream for each visitor to enjoy starting at 11 AM.  First come, first ice creamed served!

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.

Donations are graciously accepted, allowing AFAN to continue conducting our annual free and open-to-the-public Family Art Festivals in November, March and July.  You can also rent the Lake Mansion for your meeting or event including children’s art birthday parties in our “Art Happens Here” studio.