VICTOR — Juried art show applications are being accepted from Haudenosaunee artist vendors for the Hodinohso:ni art show, which will run during the Indigenous Music & Arts Festival, July 27 and 28, at the Ganondagan State Historic Site, 7000 County Road 41 (Boughton Hill Road).
Over $14,000 in cash awards will be presented during the show. Enter up to three pieces of new work for consideration in five divisions: Beadwork, basketry, traditional arts, fine art 2D and fine art sculpture. Digital artwork images will be accepted until June 17. Complete rules and application at ganondagan.org.
The Indigenous Music & Arts Festival (formerly, the Native American Dance & Music Festival) will feature Soh Daiko Japanese Taiko Drummers, Freightrain and Iroquois Social Dancers. Not seen at Ganondagan since 2004, Soh Daiko, the traditional Japanese Taiko drumming group, returns with its dynamic blend of sound, movement, and rhythm that fuses Asian roots with Western flair. Making its Ganondagan debut is the Buffalo-based band, Freghtrain led by Robert “Freightrain” Parker (Seneca), bringing its unique blend of soul, funk, blues and roots. By popular demand, the Allegany River Dancers perform twice daily. Plus, master artisan demonstrations, storytelling, food, Native Arts Market, and raffle.
Admission to the festival is free with Friends of Ganondagan membership.
To join or renew your membership, call (585) 742-1690.