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 THE HANDBOOK FOR FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTISTS 

folkartistshandbook2011coveredited   The Handbook for Nevada Folk and Traditional Artists, researched and written by Folklife Program Coordinator Pat Atkinson, is now available at $14.95 per copy and may be ordered by downloading, filling out, and returning the order form. This remarkable 120-page full-color publication provides information on business, marketing, performance, and teaching topics to assist artists who are interested in professional development and entrepreneurial skills. While focusing on folk and traditional arts, the Handbook contains information useful to any working artist. The Handbook is also available as a read-only pdf . For more information, please contact 775.687.6680.

 

NEW 2012 WEB EDITION OF ENDURING TRADITIONS: THE CULTURE AND HERITAGE OF LAKE TAHOE

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Now available, an updated full color version of Enduring Traditions: The Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Driving and Walking Tour. This 72-page guidebook points the way to the area’s unique sites of natural, cultural and artistic interest. Go off the beaten path—learn about the prehistory, history, and contemporary cultures of American’s largest alpine lake!Photographs and narrative emphasize traditional artisans and art forms—including Washoe Indians, fabric arts, Austrian and Hungarian influences in the ski industry, vernacular architecture, Filipino and Hispanic dances, historic estates and emerging traditions such as tree carving—that can be discovered while touring the area.

Researched and written by cultural anthropologist Penny Rucks and folklorist Jeanne Harrah Johnson, this guidebook is a great resource for anyone planning a visit to Lake Tahoe. The tour is divided into ten thematic segments and features three driving and walking routes, a timeline, map, and calendar of events, suggested reference materials, and listings for local museums, organizations, festivals and attractions. This attractive edition designed by Kunder Design Studio.



The 2012 Edition of Enduring Traditions: The Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Driving and Walking Tour is now available in pdf format as a two 20-page document download.  Download content
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ALSO AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD


Family Flowers / Flores Familiares Gallery Guide   Rebecca Snetselaar
Nevada Arts Council, 2013

 
Enduring Traditions: The Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, A Driving and Walking Tour   Penny Rucks and Jeanne Harrah Johnson
Nevada Arts Council, 2006

 
The Handbook for Nevada Folk and Traditional Artists   Patricia A. Atkinson
Nevada Arts Council, 2012

 
Handed Down: Nevada’s Living Folk Arts 1988-1998   Andrea Graham
Nevada Arts Council, 1998 

 
Songs for Asking: Perspectives on Traditional Culture Among Nevada Indian   Nicholas CP Vrooman
Nevada Arts Council, 1997

 
What Continues the Dream: Contemporary Arts and Crafts from the Powwow Tradition   Rebecca Snetselaar
Nevada Arts Council, 2010

PRINT VERSIONS AVAILABLE

Contact the Arts Council for availability and pricing: 775.687.6680 (Carson City) or 702.486.3700 (Las Vegas).


  
Different Hairs on the Same Dog: The Work of a Public Folklorist   Meg Glaser, Andrea Graham, and Barbara Mackey
Western Folklife Center, 1999

 
Enduring Traditions: The Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, A Driving and Walking Tour   Penny Rucks and Jeanne Harrah Johnson
Nevada Arts Council, 2006

 
Lander County Line: Folklife in Central Nevada   An essay in words and pictures by Andrea Graham and Blanton Owen
Nevada Arts Council, 1988

 
Neon Quilt: Folk Arts in Las Vegas   Edited by Andrea Graham; essays by Russell Frank, Andrea Graham and Lesley Williams
Nevada Arts Council, 1994

 
Nevada Folklife: A Guide   Andrea Graham
Nevada Arts Council, 1990

 
The World in the Biggest Little City: Folk Arts in Reno and Western Nevada   Essays by Andrea Graham and Eliza Buck
Nevada Arts Council, 1996