American Indian Family Day
8/26/17 - 11 AM - 1 PM
Join Piedmont Arts for a Family Day celebrating the art of the American Indian. Crafts, snacks and fun. All ages welcome.
Enjoy a free performance by American Indian flutist Arnold Richardson. Also known by his Iroquois name, Tsa'ne Do'se, Arnold is a gifted musician and sculptor. He has recently been named a recipient of the North Carolina Heritage Award and his extraordinary gift of flute playing has brought him notoriety as a top American Indian flutist in the East.
• Corn Husk Dolls
• Beaded Necklaces
• Mat Weaving
• Write your name in Cherokee
During Family Day, Virginia Museum of Natural History will offer a shuttle between VMNH, Piedmont Arts and the Historic Courthouse. Shuttle will run every 30 minutes, starting at 11:30 am.
After you have visited Piedmont Arts, be sure to stop by VMNH, where Curator of Archaeology, Dr. Elizabeth Moore, will have a special display of a variety of archeological artifacts and tools for visitors to view. Free admission from 11 am – 1 pm.
The Martinsville-Henry County Courthouse in Uptown will be open from 11 am – 1 pm as a bonus experience.
Indigenous: The Art of the American Indian
On display August 12 – October 14, 2017 • Piedmont Arts
Modern Art: Native American Style
Thursday, September 14, 2017 • 7 pm • Piedmont Arts
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