Family Art Making

Kanyon Sayers-Roods looking at camera in front of backdrop adorned with shells

Kanyon Sayers-Roods in Unearthing Truths with Chairwoman Kanyon Sayers-Roods. Image courtesy of the artist

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The Family Art Making table offers a drop-in art project activity led by professional teaching artists on select Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. Artists of all ages are welcome to join.

Join us for a special Family Art Making featuring a presentation by Kanyon Sayers-Roods, who is part of the Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range exhibition. Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Chairwoman of Indian Canyon Chualar Tribe of the Costanoan People, educator, and artist, will share Indigenous insights with families including stories, songs, and a new zine about connecting to the land, followed by a Q+A. 


  • 11 am – 3 pm: Drop in zine and art making
  • 11:30 am + 1:30 pm: Cultural presentation

The cultural presentation by Kanyon Sayers-Roods will last about 45 minutes and be repeated in the afternoon. 

This event takes place on December 9.

About Kanyon Sayers-Roods

Sayers-Roods is a Mutsun-Ohlone California Native Two-Spirit Woman, creative artist inspired by nature and the natural world, catalyst of decolonizing conversations, contemporary/traditional/multimedia artist, Native representative, consultant, advocate of truth in history, educator, “Coyote,” and more. She is CEO of Kanyon Konsulting, Tribal Chairwoman of Indian Canyon Nation, Founder of Indian Canyon Two-Spirit Society, President and Co-Chair of Costanoan Indian Research, and Cultural Representative and Native Monitor for Indian Canyon Mutsun Band of Costanoan Ohlone People.

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Family Art Making is free and does not require a ticket for entry. Museum admission tickets reserved separately.

Every Saturday, we offer free general admission for all Bay Area residents. Visitors ages 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries.

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