Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: The Historic Lake Mansion. 250 Court Street. Reno, NV (Washoe)
Description: VSA Nevada commemorates the nationally celebrated Youth Art Month with a free family arts festival and VSAN’s “Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Lake Mansion” March 3-April 30. During the one day “Youth Art Month Family Festival”, children of all ages participate in eight “hands-on” art creation stations, face painting, tours of the historic mansion, “Reno’s First Address” and author Patty Cafferata will be on hand to sign her historic building books including “The Lake Mansion: Home to Reno’s Founding Families.” No registration is required and activities run continuously during the free event. Monday through Friday, the Lake Mansion, owned and operated by VSA Nevada, will be filled with colorful and imaginative children’s art work created during 750 VSA arts of Nevada workshops in 65 elementary through high school special education classrooms in Washoe and Carson City Schools Districts. Admission is free and includes tours of the historic Lake Mansion built in 1877, moved in 1971 and again in 2004. The mansion was owned by Reno founder, Myron Lake and is one of the oldest buildings in Nevada open for locals and tourists to explore Reno’s unique history. The mansion is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places. For additional information please visit www.vsanevada.org or call 775-826-6100 ext #3.
Youth Art Month Family Festival