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Allan Houser & Indigenous Art Tours
June 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am$25
Tickets $25. All proceeds donated to Sawyer Park.
Walk last roughly 90 minutes with stops on fairly even terrain.
Supporting Indigenous communities and their art and stories has always been important to Alnoba founders Alan and Harriet Lewis. That’s why Alnoba is home to several thought-provoking and powerful pieces by Indigenous artists.
On this special tour, you’ll go deep into the meaning and significance of Alnoba’s two totem poles by Kwakwaka’wakw sculptor Calvin Hunt as well as our extensive collection of pieces by groundbreaking Apache sculptor and artist Allan Houser.
Houser’s works explore themes of Indigenous spirituality and wisdom. He was the first Indigenous American awarded the National Medal of Arts. His father was a relative of Geronimo, and his family was imprisoned along with other Apache resistance fighters in St. Augustine, Florida for twenty years. Alan was the first child in his family to be born outside captivity.
Guided tour details
- Difficulty Level: Involves roughly a half mile walk on paved, gravel or mulched paths at an easy pace, with stops
- Recommended for ages 10 and up.
- Meet your tour guide in the Alnoba parking lot at the tour start time. Tours leave promptly – please arrive in plenty of time. Guests who arrive after the tour has departed will be asked to leave the property.
- No dogs allowed.
- Buildings are closed. A portable restroom is available in the parking lot.
- Hiking shoes and casual attire recommended. Bring bug spray and sunscreen.
Refund and weather policy
Tickets are non-refundable. Please note that all events at Alnoba are rain or shine. If an event is cancelled due to extreme weather you will receive an email notification. If you do not get an email notifying you that the event is cancelled, that means the event is still going forward as scheduled.
Your ticket purchase supports getting kids outside
All proceeds from these events go to support Kensington’s Sawyer Park. This public park is 30+ acres of safe, beautifully-maintained space where families from across the Seacoast gather to meet, play and enjoy the outdoors. All proceeds from this event are donated and ticket sales are therefore nonrefundable.