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Youth Art Month Kids Festival and Exhibit

posted: March 4

Free! Youth Art Month Festival March 15, 10 am – 2pm.

Exhibit: March 3 – April 30, 10am – 4pm.

During the one day “Youth Art Month Family Festival”, children of all ages participate in eight “hands-on” art creation stations, face painting and tours of the historic mansion, “Reno’s First Address”.  No registration is required and activities run continuously during the free event. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is partly funded by the City of Reno’s Art & Culture Commission and sales of the “Rich in Art” license plate.

Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 through April 30, 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.

YAM press release 2014

VSA International Young Soloists Award Program

posted: November 7

Since 1984, the VSA International Young Soloists Program has identified talented musicians who have a disability. The VSA International Young Soloists Competition annually selects up to four outstanding musicians from the United States and the international arena, and supports and encourages them in their pursuit of a career. These emerging musicians receive $2,500, professional development opportunities, and a performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Click here for more information and to apply online.