3-hour workshop with Abenaki artist Lenny Novak
Back by popular demand!
The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces a 3-Hour Dreamcatcher Workshop with Abenaki artist Lenny Novak on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
During one of Lenny Novak's journeys, he saw his first dreamcatcher made of a grapevine and fishing line. It fascinated him. He began learning all about it and the Ojibwa tribe that was credited with its development. He learned the many stories that went with it and its uses. Then he sought to combine the nature that he loved with the dreamcatcher that caught him in its web of wonder and bring it to a more natural life. Seeking to make a "loop to loop," which is the web most people associate with dreamcatchers, and without instruction, he began to weave how he thought the web was made. Over twenty-five years later his now perfected technique has brought his art to the forefront as we consider his dreamcatchers fine contemporary Native art. “We are very excited to have Lenny Novak back with us,” said Executive Director, Patricia Violette. “He’s steeped in tradition and his art work is legend.”
Join us for this workshop on Sunday, November 12 and you will learn how dreamcatchers are made. You'll try your hand at creating your own dreamcatcher! Workshop includes light refreshments. Admission fee will be $20 for Native Americans and Members and $25 for Non-Members. Also included is a complimentary self-guided tour of the museum which will begin at 12:00 Noon. Please contact Denise at 603-456-2600 to reserve your spot.
Native Americans and Members: $20