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National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: May 29, 2013
Release No.: 2013-37
Contact: Christie Vanover 702-283-2344
ALAN BIBLE VISITOR CENTER TO HOST ART SHOW AND SALE JUNE 1-2
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – A variety of Oaxacan wood carvings, Mata Ortiz pottery and Zapotec rugs will be featured at the Weekend Art Show and Sale at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Alan Bible Visitor Center 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 1 and 2.
Attendees can meet master Mata Ortiz potter Jorge Quintana and Damian Quezada. Pottery demonstrations will also be held daily in the visitor center’s auditorium.
The traveling art show and sale is co-sponsored by the Western National Parks Association, which operates a national park store at the visitor center.
Proceeds support education, outreach and research initiatives for the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. More information can be found at www.wnpa.org or by calling 702-293-8990.
DIRECTIONS: The visitor center is located near the intersection U.S. Highway 93 South and Lakeshore Road. For further inquiries and directions, please call 702-293-8990 or 702-293-8906.
Western National Parks Association (WNPA), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education partner of the National Park Service since 1938, is affiliated with 66 national parks in 12 states. The primary and most visible expression of WNPA's mission is its operation of national park stores in park visitor centers. Each store is unique, offering products that provide visitors tangible and enduring connections to a park's individual themes like the majestic scenery, biodiversity, and fascinating natural or cultural history. Proceeds from sales and membership support additional education, outreach and research initiatives that enhance public understanding and appreciation of national parks. For more information, visit www.wnpa.org.