Rock art exhibits continue through rest of May |

Rock art exhibits continue through rest of May

"Prehistoric Artists in Stone" features photos of rock paintings, as well as a slide show and children's art class, in different spots all over western Nevada County.
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“Prehistoric Artists in Stone” continues through the end of the month with exhibits, a slide show and a free children’s art class.

The annual monthlong event is sponsored by Friends of Sierra Rock Art in cooperation with the Nevada County Arts Council and Tahoe National Forest. May is California Archeology Month.

Sunny Green, Friends of Sierra Rock Art president, will present a free slide show lecture Friday about rock paintings of the Southern Sierra. The 7 p.m. slide show is at Madelyn Helling Library.

Dick Hart will teach mural painting at a free children’s art class from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, also at the library. The class is open to children who are at least age 6.

“Prehistoric Artists in Stone” art exhibits are at:

— the arts council office (photography by Bill Drake and David McKay)

— Harmony Books (photography by Drake)

— Helling Library (hand-printed images on fabric and paper by Willow Muraski-Brown and quilts by Charlotte Patera)

— Tahoe National Forest office at Coyote Street in Nevada City (photographs by McKay and Ostergard, pottery by Dione Gruver)

— Rood Administrative Center (children’s art from Museum of Ancient and Modern Art rock art painting classes)

Call 271-5955 or 265-2084 with questions.

– Carol Feineman

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