BEGIN:VCALENDAR METHOD:PUBLISH VERSION:2.0 X-WR-CALNAME:Frist Art Museum BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Free Family Festival Day DESCRIPTION;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE:\nCelebrate the legacy, relationships, and power of women artists as we explore artwork from Native North America, spanning prehistory to the present. Visitors of all ages are invited to enjoy a FREE day of performances, gallery programs, and studio activities inspired by the exhibition Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists.\n\n\nDOWNLOAD the Family Day Guide\n \n\nPERFORMANCES\n\nStorytelling\n1:30 and 3:30 p.m.\nRamona Moore Big Eagle, Auditorium, Main Level\nRamona Moore Big Eagle is a professional storyteller, oral historian,legend keeper, and TEDx speaker. She is from the Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina Reservation and lives in Charlotte. Join Ramona as she shares legends about powerful women from the Cherokee and Tuscarora Nations.\n\nTraditional, Fancy, and Jingle Dancing\n2:30 p.m.\nThe Robinson Family, Auditorium, Main Level\nSiouxsan and Charles Robinson and their children celebrate their Native roots—Choctaw, Lakota, and Blackfoot—through traditional artforms like dancing. Witness the beauty of the traditional, fancy, and jingle dance, dances often performed at Native American Pow Wows across the USA & Canada.\n \n\n\nDEMONSTRATIONS\n\nChitimacha Basketry\n1:00–4:00 p.m.\nMelissa Darden, Grand Lobby, Main Level\nMelissa Darden is the chair of the Chitimacha Tribal Council and one of the few remaining basket weavers of the Chitimacha Tribe near Charenton, Louisiana. The artwork of Melissa’s ancestor Clara Darden can be seen in the exhibition Hearts of Our People. Visit Melissa to learn about the rich history and processes of Chitimacha basketry.\n\nPresented in conjunction with Vanderbilt University’s Department of History\n\nChoctaw Beadwork\n1:00–4:00 p.m.\nSally Wells and Madison Dean, Grand Lobby, Main Level\nSally Wells is the vice president of the Native American Association of Tennessee, a master artist in the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, and the recipient of a 2019 Governor’s Arts Award for Folklife Heritage. Sally learned traditional Choctaw beadwork from her grandmother and is now sharing the legacy with her granddaughter Madison Dean. Stop by to see Sally and Madison’s beautiful examples of Choctaw jewelry and beading techniques.\n\n\nMEET THE 2019 NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ASSOCIATION PRINCESS!\n2:00–4:00 p.m.\nMaranda Frazier, Grand Lobby and Turner Courtyard, Main Level\nMaranda represents the Mississippi Band of Choctaw as the goodwill ambassador for the NAIA. Say hello and grab a photo with Maranda in our Grand Lobby or Turner Courtyard.\n \n\nHANDS-ON ACTIVITIES\n\nMartin ArtQuest® Gallery\n1:00–5:30 p.m., Upper Level\nExperiment with a variety of exciting hands-on art activities, featuring stations connected to Eric Carle’s Picture Books.\n\nNature Dot Painting\n1:00–5:00 p.m., Studio A, Upper Level\nCelebrate your relationship to the natural world through dot painting inspired by Christi Belcourt’s Wisdom of the Universe.\n\nGirl Power Portrait Pendant\n1:00–5:00 p.m., Studio B, Upper Level\nWhich women or girls have left powerful impressions on your life? Make a portrait of one of your heroes and then wear it proudly.\n\nLegacy Photo Frame\n1:00–5:00 p.m., Studio C, Upper Level\nYour family’s legacy can include actions or beliefs that carry on across generations. Work together to create a frame, and then take it home to add your favorite family photo.\n\n \n\nSCREENING OF MOLLY OF DENALI\n1:00–5:00 p.m.\nRechter Room, Main Level\nMolly of Denali is the first nationally distributed children’s show to feature an Alaska native as the main character. Join ten-year-old Molly on adventures at the Denali Trading Post in Qyah.\n\nCreated and produced by Atomic Cartoons and WGBH Kids for PBS Kids and CBC Television.\n \n\nMULTISENSORY STATIONS\n1:30–3:30 p.m.\nIngram Gallery, Main Level\nConnect with Hearts of Our People through sight, scent, and touch.\n\n\nGAMES\nTable Games\n1:00–4:00 p.m., Grand Lobby\nTry your hand at Zohn Al, a game originated by the Kiowa people, or Fighting Serpents, a game attributed to the Zuni people.\n\nHoop and Pole\n2:00–4:00 p.m., Turner Courtyard\nLine up to take your shot in our version of this fun and exciting Lakhóta game.\n\n\nREFRESHMENTS\n12:30–5:30 p.m.\n\nFrist Café\nMain Level\nA variety of freshly made food for the whole family\n\n\nFood Trucks\nMcGavock Street\n\nBrick and Motor\nThird-generation restaurateurs offering a family-friendly menu, featuring gourmet sandwiches, pasta, chili, Belgian fries, and unique desserts\n\nLove at First Bite\nA plethora of baked goods and cupcakes sure to please any palate\n\nThe Urban Juicer\nHealthy, fresh, and inspired food options, including juices, smoothies, and bowls\n\nNo outside food or beverage may be brought into the Frist Art Museum or consumed in the Frist café.\n\n\nEXHIBITIONS ON VIEW\nHearts of Our People: Native Women Artists\nIngram Gallery, Main Level\n\nEric Carle’s Picture Books: Celebrating 50 Years of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”\nUpper-Level Galleries\n\nOSGEMEOS: In between\nGordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery, Main Level\n\nMurals of North Nashville Now\nConte Community Arts Gallery, Main Level\n\n\nWe thank our local advisers for their guidance and advice on this exhibition:\nErin Adams, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage\nJohnna Blackhair (Citizen of Chippewa/Cree Tribe), Bureau of Indian Affairs\nKitcki Carroll (Citizen of Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes), United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.\nRay Emanuel (Citizen of Lumbee Tribe), Native American Indian Association of Tennessee\nDebbie Shaw, Tennessee State Museum\nBill Wells, Native American Indian Association of Tennessee\nSally Wells (Citizen of Mississippi Band of Choctaw), Native American Indian Association of Tennessee\n\n \n\n \n DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20191027T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20191027T173000 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR