Nevada Museum of Art’s Annual Arts and Flowers Luncheon and Arts Fair
10:30 AM10:30

Nevada Museum of Art’s Annual Arts and Flowers Luncheon and Arts Fair

The Volunteers in Art (VIA) of the Nevada Museum of Art hosts the 37th Annual Arts and Flowers Luncheon at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa from 10:30 am to 2 pm. Enjoy shopping in the Artisan's Mall for distinctive and original handcrafted holiday gifts, then savor a delicious lunch.  Doors open at 10:30 am.  Lunch is served at noon. All donations and proceeds benefit the Volunteers in Art.

For more information contact: Chani Knight, or 775.398.7232.

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10:00 AM10:00


he 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 and families with the opportunity to engage with Museum staff and take a closer look at selected artworks while engaging in a dialogue about the selected pieces.  Themes and programs change monthly and rotate through cultural explorations, exhibition connections and community partnerships.  Join us in December for our annual Open House in the E.L. Cord Museum School. Meet some of the Museum School instructors and enjoy hands-on art activities!

Pietro and Vanessa Accardi will be guiding 45 minute marbling adventures throughout the day! Registrants will leave with their own one of a kind hand marbled Christmas Cards, sign up soon!


10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors
10 am – 4 pm | Museum School Ceramic Wheel Throwing Demonstrations
10 am – 4 pm | Paint Your Own Nevada Ornament
10 am – 4 pm | Drop-in Drawing in the Studio
10 am – 4 pm | Screenprint Holiday Cards
10:30 am – 3 pm | Paper Marbling Demonstrations
10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
10:45 am | Van Gorder Elementary School Honor Choir – Holiday Performance
11:30 am | Art Investigators: Kid Detectives Look at Art
12:00 & 1:30 pm | Mountain Music Parlor performs Holiday Songs
1:00 pm | Public Tour (adult focus)
2 pm | Art Investigators: Kid Detectives Look at Art
2:30 & 3 pm | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham


Lead sponsorship for the Hands ON! program through 2024 is provided by the Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation.

Additional sponsorship by NV Energy, the Sato Foundation, the Thomas P. Raley Foundation, US Bank, and the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission.

Free admission on Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation. Media sponsorship by Entravision and El Sol de Nevada.


FREE General / FREE Museum members

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Holiday Book Arts & Crafts Fair 2017
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Book Arts & Crafts Fair 2017

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Date :: Saturday, December 2, 2017

Time :: 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Location :: San Francisco Center for the Book, 375 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco, CA

Admission :: Admission is free! R.S.V.P. here...(link is external)

Refreshingly unique among holiday fair events, San Francisco Center for the Book's HOLIDAY BOOK ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR features a rich assortment of locally handcrafted, functional and decorative crafts that are perfect for gift giving, and a spectacular variety of letterpress books, zines, handbound journals, unique artists' books, calendars, holiday cards, greeting cards, gift tags, wrapping paper, paper arts, original prints, ornaments, jewelry, textiles, and other delightful crafty surprises!

Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival linocuts, Small Plates books, San Francisco Center for the Book exhibition catalogs, shop aprons, Roadworks T-shirts, mugs and wine glasses, and gift certificates available in any denomination will also be available at the Fair. 

Join us at the Holiday Book Arts & Crafts Fair for refreshments, door prizes, music, merriment and more!


Vendor applications closed in early November. All vendor spaces are full.

A Way Home :: Accardi Book Arts(link is external) :: Book Island Bindery(link is external) :: Bryan Kring(link is external) :: Cloudship Creative(link is external) :: Coffee n Cream Press(link is external) :: Dandy Lion Press(link is external) :: Divine Jelly(link is external) :: Fly By Night Gifts :: GinaVisione(link is external) :: Kit Davey, Found Object Art(link is external) :: Littoral Press(link is external) :: Mano Con Ojo(link is external) :: Manticore Press(link is external) :: neon sprinkles studio(link is external) :: Object Found(link is external) :: Out West Bindery(link is external) :: PHIOSUWAN(link is external) :: Pickypockets Press(link is external) :: Raes of Sun(link is external) :: Re/Search(link is external) :: Rik Olson Printmaker(link is external) ::roughdrAftbooks(link is external) :: S&M Press(link is external) :: Silverhand Books(link is external) :: Twenty Stitches(link is external) :: Your Friend Irene(link is external)

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Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival
10:00 AM10:00

Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival

Arts & Crafts Marketplace featuring the work of Printmakers, Book Artists, Artists & Craftspeople

Hands-on Printing, Bookbinding, and Book Arts & Crafts Activities

Printing, Bookbinding, and Book Arts & Crafts Demonstrations

Art Exhibits, Studio Tours & more!

Real Steamroller Printing using a seven-ton 1924 Buffalo-Springfield Coal Powered Steamroller provided and operated by the amazing team of steam enthusiasts from Roots of Motive Power.

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Focus on Book Arts Biennial Conference
to Jun 25

Focus on Book Arts Biennial Conference

Be part of a book arts community that comes together for learning,
sharing, and networking, including a 5-day conference every other year.  



We are a group of book artists
dedicated to making
educational experiences available.

Every other year we hold a five-day conference of workshops taught by the very best in the fields of bookbinding, printing, decorating papers, paper making, books design and publishing. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit with an all-volunteer staff. There are many volunteer opportunities both before and during the conference; please contact us for more information.

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