Arts for All Nevada, 31 Years of Sparking Your Creativity!

Art Gallery, Studio and Arts for All Nevada Administrative Offices are located in the historic Lake Mansion
250 Court Street (Arlington Avenue and Flint Street)  Reno, NV  89501-1808
775-826-6100   artsforallnevada.org

RELEASE:  June 4, 2018

Public Contact: 775-826-6100, ext. 2#, info@artsforallnevada.org
More information: artsforallnevada.org
Press Contacts: Mary Ellen Horan, ext. 1#, meh@artsforallnevada.org

EVENT : FREE Summer Art Festival at the historic Lake Mansion

EVENT DATE: Saturday, July 21 at 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

LOCATION:  250 Court St. at Arlington Ave, on the main floor of “Reno’s First Address”, the Lake Mansion built in 1877 and listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.  Free parking lot off of Arlington Avenue.



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.

-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.

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!


This event is a part of Artown 2018.

Free admission, donations accepted. 

Visit Artown’s website for more information about other events:


If you have any additional questions please call 826-6100, ext. 2# or email:  info@artsforallnevada.org

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:  Arts for All Nevada is a statewide, not-for-profit and non-governmental organization conducting over 3,000 art workshops each year throughout Nevada.  Arts for All Nevada was incorporated in 1986 with a mission to provide arts access for ALL. As the owner of the Lake Mansion, Arts for All Nevada is responsible for the thoughtful preservation and year-round use of the mansion as a cultural and historic site.


PRESS CONTACT:  If you’d like more information about this event or to schedule an interview, please contact Mary Ellen Horan at 775/826-6100, ext. 1#, meh@artsforallnevada.org