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Sierra Arts Academy

New to Sierra Arts Foundation is the Sierra Arts Academy.  A series of arts classes taught by experienced educators and professional artists will be offered throughout the year. Kicking off the New Year are the Young Artists Classes and Adult … Continue reading

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Speakeasy Happy Hour with Tia Flores – Pyrographic Calabaza

Tonight’s lecture is from artist Tia Flores. Flores was spurred by a desire to know more about her ancestors, and her creations have evolved into culturally-themed works including vessels, drums, masks and jewelry. Her designs are a reflection of her two … Continue reading

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Arts + Business = A Home Run for the Economy

Hear from local arts enthusiasts including NV Energy, EDAWN and Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority. Hear from a nationally recognized expert from Americans for the Arts, Randy Cohen and learn how the arts can make a huge impact with your business of any … Continue reading

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Sierra Arts Foundation Accepting Spring Internships

Programming Internship  Sierra Arts Foundation (SAF) is seeking a spring intern to work, one day per-week, within scheduling and programming. Sierra Arts is the local arts agency for northern Nevada and northeastern California, dedicated to educating, nurturing, and supporting the … Continue reading

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“Expression Yoga” with Chris Daniels at Sierra Arts

EXPRESSION YOGA will be a yoga class geared toward artists of all crafts to tap into and hone their creative potential. Through exploration of the chakras, breath, chanting & singing, meditation, and movement Daniels aims to help students harness their creative … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist Lecture – Clint Sleeper

This is going to be something. Something really, really good.

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Poetry Out Loud 2015

Poetry Out Loud The 2014-15 school year marks the 10th anniversary of the Poetry Out Loud program. Since 2005, nearly 2.5 million students from more than 7,300 high schools have participated in Poetry Out Loud. The 2015 National Finals will … Continue reading

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Warm Springs Correctional Gets Art

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High praise goes to SAF teaching artist Ray Valdez and his students at Warm Springs Correctional Facility in Carson City for recently completing the first ever art class in the facility! Ray has spent the last 7 weeks at Warm … Continue reading

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Poetry Off The Page Teacher Workshop

POETRY OFF THE PAGE with Glenis Redmond Session 1 Thursday, October 16 4-7 pm OR Session 2 Friday, October 17 3:30-6:30 pm Location: Sierra Room Matley Lane Facilities 1150 Matley Lane, Reno, NV You may sign up for either day. … Continue reading

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Randall Reid Scholarship Recipient Announced

We’re so proud to announce the recipient of the Randall Reid Scholarship – Ms. Sarah Robinson! About Sarah: “I am an undergraduate Linguistics major at UNR, in my junior year. I became interested in Linguistics after my dad read ‘The … Continue reading

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