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Artist in Residence: Pam McKnight

Canvas painting by Pam McKnight, Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence: Pam McKnight

Artist in Residence, Pam McKnight

About the Artist
Pam McKnight

Residency from July 13 – September 3

Pam McKnight is a mixed media artist from Boise, ID, joining us for an 8-week residency this July and August. Originally hailing from New Jersey, Pam has spent much of her career in the Southwest and in Texas, before ultimately calling Boise home in 2007. While at Tallac, she will record her daily experiences through paintings, collage, and assemblage. While working within the environment, Pam will draw inspiration from the beautiful surroundings, as well as the historical influences of the 1920s: an artistic celebration of 100 years of making art in South Lake Tahoe.

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Studio Hours: Thursday–Sunday, 11am–3pm (check at the Tallac Museum for updates!)


Children’s Nature Journals

Friday, July 21 • 11am–12:30pm
Ages: 6-12
Fee: $12/student

The student will create a stick-binding sketchbook in the studio. Then, we will head outside to sketch flowers in the gardens.

  • 1920s reference: Georgia O’Keefe’s flower paintings

Paint Along

Friday, July 28 • 11am–12pm
Ages: 8+
Fee: $12/student

The student will create an acrylic landscape painting on wood of sunset at Lake Tahoe with pine trees.

  • 1920s reference: Ansel Adams Lake Tahoe photography

Artist Trading Cards – FREE Drop-In Event

Saturday, July 29 • TBD

Silk Painting

Saturday, August 26 • TBD


Get Your Tickets Today!

Space is limited due to materials. Please visit our ticketing website at to reserve seats. Or, call the Tallac Museum at 530-541-5227 to check availability.

Location & Parking

This class will meet at the Tallac Museum, 1 Heritage Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 95401. Parking is free at the historic site. It is best to arrive early on weekends as parking cannot be reserved in advance and is competitve.

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