Join us at MONAH for another exciting installment of our Native Conversations, SATURDAY, February 23, at 6:00 PM. Kiowa artist Travis Mammedaty will explore the history, culture, and protocol of songs for use in powwows.
Join Dr. Gagnon as he describes the seminal place of stories in American Indian cultures. Touching on the major categories of stories and offering examples from traditional times as well as contemporary renditions.
Artwork by Donald Grant, “Spider Spins a Story,” edited by Jill Max.
Join MONAH for another installment of Native Conversations! KUAF’s Pluto Manager Caitlin Ahrens will delve into the fascination of constellations, the mixture of cultural stories, and exciting astronomical events.
The Death and Renaissance Art Exhibit premiering at the first annual Bentonville Dia De Los Muertos Festival, November 2 and 3, is the perfect opportunity to showcase your artistic talent. Submit up to two 22” x 28” original pieces by October 15 for consideration. For more information, email Sherri Esarte at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lulu Valverde at email@example.com.
Take a piece of MONAH and your day with Our Front Porch home with you! The first 50 people will enjoy a "talking feather" make and take opportunity. A wonderful way to foster listening among a group and a fantastic way to remember to remember your day with us, this fun craft will bring everyone together!
Community Drumming with Papa Rap
Join Papa Rap after an exciting musical parade to COMMUNITY DRUMMING. Participants will have a chance to make some noise and have fun with others to create music on the MONAH front lawn.
ABOUT OUR FRONT PORCH:
Join us on Saturday, October 14, for an exciting day of community activities. From a special front porch story with Padre Guillermo to musical activities with Papa Rap, "Welcome to Our Front Porch" is where everyone is welcome and there is no "other!"
Creating a yearning for the front porch practice of yesteryear where everyone is welcome and there is no "other."
Free; Open to the public
Join MONAH as we welcome Lourdes Valverde and Papa Rap for a special bilingual storytime event "Stories from Home." Valverde will delight visitors with a bilingual story and Papa Rap will lead a music oriented tale followed by a special musical and craft event, SHAKER MAKER CRAFTS.
Following storytime, SHAKER MAKER CRAFTS, led by Papa Rap will kick off with an exciting musical parade as guests make and use their own musical instruments!