Saturday, November 10: 12–4pm
Celebrate Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) culture, past and present, with artisans from the community. Learn about jewelry making, beading, and basket making from local Haudenosaunee artists as they bring the traditions of their culture to life through their art. Hear storytellers, and join RMSC Docent educators, for tours of the Museum’s world-renowned collection. Spend time with collections staff and volunteers to view artifacts rarely on display for the public, including art from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Indian Arts Project. Learn first-hand about the tradition of making corn-husk dolls with hands-on art activities. Immerse yourself in the vibrant art and culture of today’s Haudenosaunee.
• Course F1017: 10:30-11:00am for families with children 5-10 years old
• Course F1018: 11:30am-12:15pm for adults ages 16 and up
• Course F1019: 1:00-1:45pm for families with children 11-15 years old (adult supervision NOT required)
•Course F1020: 2:30-3:15pm for families with children 5-10 years old
This program is funded by the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA).