Community Event and Public Art Project

All are welcome

Sunday, July 29, 2018 (12 noon to 5:00 pm)

Playstead Park, 100 Playstead Road, Medford, MA

Open to the Public

Come join in a fun, creative and informative community event honoring Native people and the tipi.

Native artists will create Lakota/Native designs on an eighteen foot Sioux tipi.  The tipi will be raised and tweens/teens and adults will be invited to participate in a supervised tipi painting art project!

Native themed art and craft projects – including a kid-size tipi for smaller ‘hands -on’ painting – will be available for the young and young-at-heart!

The event will also include Native Drum and Dance and MARV the art bus.

Schedule for the Day

  • 12 – 1 pm     Welcome and Opening Circle
  •   1 – 2 pm     Tipi Raising
    • Native Drum/Dance by Winds of Change (Mohawk/Taino/Blackfoot/Cherokee/Nipmuc/Blackfeet/Mi’kmaq)
  •   2 – 4 pm     Tipi Art Project
    • Native themed art/crafts projects
    • Native Drum/Dance
  •   4 – 5 pm     Honoring ceremony and Closing Circle

Food/drink/Native crafts will be on sale. Please bring your beach chair or picnic blanket!

Featuring (click one of the names for more information about the event facilitators)