A+E Exhibitions

  • Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison
    CA+E Library

    The Book of the Lagoons: Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison

    from July 28, 2012 through February 2, 2014 See the massive and very rare The Book of the Lagoons by artists Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison on view in the CA+E Research Library, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Purchased with funds from the Elke Hoppe Youth Advancement Trust. more »
  • Travelling
    Small Works Gallery

    Jean-Pierre Bonfort: Travelling

    from January 11, 2013 through May 5, 2013 Jean-Pierre Bonfort’s Travelling project is comprised of cellphone photographs taken during multiple trips over a five-year period from a moving train between Grenoble and Paris, France. The images do not appear in sequence, but instead are arranged by the artist to balance subject matter, light, and color. The work is thus not a record of the journey so much as of the artist’s... more »
  • From Studio to Street
    CA+E Gallery

    Kim Abeles: From Studio to Street

    from November 24, 2012 through April 14, 2013 Kim Abeles is a Los Angeles artist who explores and maps her urban environment to chronicle broad social issues. Trained originally as a painter in the 1970s, she began working on community based art projects in the 1980s. Abeles is widely regarded as an important figure in Southern California activist and feminist art, both movements that are closely connected to art and environment. Abeles... more »
  • Sea of Clouds What Can I Do
    C A + E Library

    Ciel Bergman: Sea of Clouds What Can I Do

    from September 8, 2012 through January 6, 2013 While teaching art at the University of California, Santa Barbara during the 1980s, artist Ciel Bergman discovered increasing amounts of plastic trash washing up on the local beaches. She began to pick up the detritus with her friend Nancy Merrill. Together they created an installation titled Sea of Clouds What Can I Do that was exhibited in 1987 at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum.... more »
  • Prim Theater Lobby

    For Your Eyes Only :

    from September 29, 2012 through October 20, 2012 For Your Eyes Only is an exhibition of artist’s books that explores the structural possibilities of the book, and includes works by artists and printers Julie Chen, Tim Ely, Peter Koch, Eunkang Koh, Patti Scobey, Barbara Tetenbaum, and more. As long as there have been books, artists have been experimenting with the form of their construction. In the latter half of the 20th century,... more »
  • Contemporary Geoglyphs
    CA+E Library

    Andrew Rogers: Contemporary Geoglyphs

    from March 2, 2012 through August 26, 2012 Australian sculptor and photographer Andrew Rogers began making large-scale geoglyphs in 1999 to create meditative spaces on each continent of the globe. Geoglyphs are large-scale designs made on the ground by either removing materials such as surface soils, gravel, and small rocks, or by rearranging preexisting stones and natural materials. Ancient geoglyphs are found throughout the desert... more »
  • The Evolution of the Nevada Museum of Art
    Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby

    Art, Science, and the Arc of Inquiry: The Evolution of the Nevada Museum of Art

    from August 27, 2011 through July 1, 2012 Organized on the occasion of the Nevada Museum of Art’s 80th anniversary in 2011, this special exhibition will celebrate the institution’s early founders, Dr. James Church, Charles Cutts, and volunteer members of the Latimer Art Club, revealing how their vision for a regional art gallery evolved into the robust and vigorous institution that the Museum is today. Dr. James Church, who... more »
  • Landscapes of Climate Change
    A+E Gallery

    The Canary Project: Landscapes of Climate Change

    from January 7, 2012 through June 17, 2012 The Canary Project, founded in 2006 by the artists Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris (Sayler/Morris) initially consisted of Sayler photographing landscapes throughout the world where scientists are studying the impacts of climate change. Titled A History of the Future, the sites included melting glaciers in Peru, rising waters in the Netherlands and Venice, and post-Katrina New... more »
  • A Project by Amy Franceschini and Michael Taussig

    This is Not a Trojan Horse: A Project by Amy Franceschini and Michael Taussig

    from September 3, 2011 through March 11, 2012 A multi-faceted and socially engaged project, This is Not a Trojan Horse is a large, human-powered, wooden horse built in Abruzzo, Italy by Amy Franceschini, founder of the artists’ collective Future Farmers. Set in the Abruzzo region of Italy, the project encourages working Italian farmers to explain why they still embrace their chosen vocations. The large-scale, mobile architecture... more »
  • The Heavens are Blue
    Cassaza Gallery

    Jean-Luc Mylayne: The Heavens are Blue

    from August 13, 2011 through March 11, 2012 A self-taught photographer and thoughtful scholar of philosophy, French photographer Jean-Luc Mylayne explores temporality and the relationship of humankind to both nature and the environments in which we live. Since 1976 he has produced, along with his wife and collaborator, Mylène, over 400 unique photographs of birds. The titles of the works reveal the length of time invested by... more »
  • Australia’s Murray River
    CA+E Library

    Richard Black: Australia’s Murray River

    from September 29, 2011 through February 19, 2012 Australian architect Richard Black has long been engaged with research related to the Murray River—Australia's longest and most agriculture-intensive watercourse that has been continually impacted by floods. In this exhibition, Black proposes a series of sustainable design solutions to improve both the health of the river system and those living along it. A teacher at the Royal Melbourne... more »
  • Instruments, Devices and Architectural Inventions
    Contemporary Gallery

    Landscape Futures: Instruments, Devices and Architectural Inventions

    from August 13, 2011 through February 19, 2012

    Landscape Futures explores how planetary landscapes, and our perceptions of them, can be utterly transformed by technology and design. Specifically, it will investigate the shifting terrains of architectural invention, where the construction of new spatial devices on a variety of scales, from the inhabitable to the portable, can uncover previously inaccessible aspects of the built... more »

  • Water Thief
    Feature Gallery East

    Diana Al-Hadid: Water Thief

    from September 3, 2011 through January 29, 2012 Diana Al-Hadid's large-scale sculpture Water Thief evokes a centuries-old water clock invented by prominent Syrian engineer Al-Jazari in 1206.
    Born in Aleppo, Syria, Al-Hadid is internationally known for her baroque sculptures that are embellished with dense layers of materials, and which often refer to the ruins of architectural structures. more »
  • Photographs of a Changing Environment
    Feature Gallery South

    The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment

    from September 24, 2011 through January 15, 2012 Showcasing photographs that examine human interaction and intervention with environments The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment is the Museum’s signature photography collection. A significant exhibition with an accompanying publication, The Altered Landscape represents a milestone for the Museum on the occasion of its 80th Anniversary in 2011. “As... more »
  • The Architecture of Water
    CA+E Gallery

    Fog Garden: The Architecture of Water

    from July 30, 2011 through December 18, 2011 People have been using dew from fog as a source of drinking water for centuries, but it wasn’t until the 1950s that scientists in Chile and elsewhere began measuring the moisture content of clouds and designing structures to collect it. During the last five years, several groups of architects have been testing small models of fog collectors in the Atacama Desert, a place where it has not... more »
  • <em>Sierra Nevada: An Adaptation</em>
    Feature Gallery North

    Helen Mayer Harrison & Newton Harrison: Sierra Nevada: An Adaptation

    from September 3, 2011 through December 4, 2011 In Sierra Nevada: An Adaptation, internationally-renowned environmental artists Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison propose a series of long-term ecological responses to recorded temperature increases in the Sierra Nevada, in collaboration with the Museum's Center for Art + Environment. Their proposals are in... more »
  • Modeling the Universe
    Nightingale Rooftop and Rooftop Gallery

    Linda Fleming: Modeling the Universe

    from July 1, 2011 through November 6, 2011 For more than three decades, Linda Fleming has drawn on an extensive web of influences to create a body of sculptural works that suggest the co-existence of the mundane, the cosmological, and the scientific. Modeling the Universe unites nearly forty intricate, hand-crafted maquettes that resonate with viewers on a variety of levels. While many of these models were eventually built as... more »
  • Donald Farnsworth
    Feature Gallery North

    Specimens: Donald Farnsworth

    from April 30, 2011 through August 28, 2011 Controversy surrounding theories of evolution have continually unfolded since British scientist Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species in 1859. For contemporary printmaker Donald Farnsworth, Darwin’s writings offered the opportunity to explore notions about science, the natural world, and the chasm that sometimes exists between observation and belief. A... more »
  • Running the Numbers
    Contemporary Gallery

    Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers

    from April 23, 2011 through July 17, 2011 Photographer Chris Jordan takes statistics that are too big for the mind to grasp and makes them shockingly beautiful for the eye to behold: 2 million plastic bottles used every five minutes, 426,000 cell phones retired every day, 2.3 million prison uniforms representing the number of Americans incarcerated annually. By fusing image and information into epic photographs, he asks us to consider... more »
  • CA+E Gallery

    Selections from the Archive:

    from May 14, 2011 through July 17, 2011 The Center for Art + Environment (CA+E) at the Nevada Museum of Art houses archives documenting creative encounters between more than 400 artists and environments on all seven continents. The Archives, which consists of everything from maps and charts to gloves and hats used in the making of artworks around the world, are a unique resource for scholars, exhibitions, and publications. This... more »
  • Art and Architecture in Taipei
    CA+E Gallery

    Inside/Out: Art and Architecture in Taipei

    from January 15, 2011 through January 30, 2011 Taipei is Taiwan's largest city. An urban area of 6.7 million people, it is often classified as an '"alpha world city"—or a city considered to be a critical node in the global economy. Taipei's urban core is surrounded by national and regional parks. From 2006 to 2009, the Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival—located within sight of downtown Taipei—selected artists to... more »
  • The Fishman Project
    CA+E Gallery

    John Reid: The Fishman Project

    from October 2, 2010 through January 9, 2011 In 1988 Australian artist John Reid captured on film the blurred image of what appeared to be a hominid creature underwater. The location was a remote cave high in the mountains of New South Wales, a region of ancient forest under threat from logging. For sixteen years, Reid explored the mountains in order to track down what he describes not as a scientific discovery, but an artistic one.... more »
  • On Earth as It Is in Heaven
    Feature Gallery South

    Chester Arnold: On Earth as It Is in Heaven

    from August 14, 2010 through October 17, 2010 For Chester Arnold, painting is as much about social responsibility as it is about crafting luscious large-scale oil paintings in the tradition of 19th-century European artists. Since he began painting over three decades ago, Arnold has cleverly confronted a range of challenging subjects ranging from land use and environmental issues to the global impacts of human and industrial consumption,... more »
  • Physiocartographies
    CA+E Gallery

    Bill Gilbert: Physiocartographies

    from May 15, 2010 through September 26, 2010 Using a GPS unit and a compass, New Mexico-based artist Bill Gilbert attempts to walk carefully pre-determined routes in both space and time across landscapes in the American West. His carefully-made plans are invariably disrupted by the realities of terrain and the limitations of the human body. In the tradition of British artists such as Richard Long and Chris Drury, Gilbert's... more »
  • In the Desert
    Altered Landscape Gallery

    Lewis Baltz: In the Desert

    from June 26, 2010 through September 19, 2010 Lewis Baltz: In the Desert debuts at the Nevada Museum of Art featuring 28 photographs by the internationally-renowned photographer recognized as an icon of contemporary photography due to the pivotal role he played in the New Topographics photography movement that emerged in the mid-1970s. Two series of photographs Nevada and Near Reno will be included in the... more »
  • Yang Yongliang and The Modern Metropolis
    Earl and Wanda Casazza Gallery

    Views From China: Yang Yongliang and The Modern Metropolis

    from April 3, 2010 through September 12, 2010 Upon first glance, Yang Yongliang’s photographs appear as dreamlike Chinese paintings, not unlike those he studied extensively as a student of traditional art at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. However, upon closer inspection, one finds that his works are cleverly crafted from digital photographs of China’s bustling cities, and then manipulated into haunting imaginary landscapes that... more »
  • Erika Blumenfeld
    Media Gallery

    Moving Light: Erika Blumenfeld

    from May 29, 2010 through September 5, 2010 Erika Blumenfeld’s short film documents the ninety-three days between the vernal equinox and the summer solstice—the season of the year also referred to as spring. On March 20, 2005, at the exact moment of sunset (equinox), Blumenfeld used a hand-made light recording device to record a two-second exposure of sunlight onto a single sheet of film. For the next ninety-two days, she documented... more »
  • Swarm
    Small Works Gallery

    Elaine Parks: Swarm

    from December 19, 2009 through March 14, 2010 For artist Elaine Parks, the annual invasion of Mormon crickets in the Nevada town of Tuscarora is an event she anticipates with both deference and dread. Located about 50 miles north of Elko in the northeastern region of Nevada, Tuscarora is just one of many small towns across the American West that braces for the insects-known formally as shield backed katydids-that invade each year.... more »
  • Bernd and Hilla Becher
    Hawkins Contemporary Gallery

    The Grid: Bernd and Hilla Becher

    from May 30, 2009 through February 7, 2010 German husband-and-wife team Bernd and Hilla Becher are best known for their photographs of large-scale industrial buildings that are typically arranged in grids. Using a large-format camera, the Bechers have photographed hundreds of industrial structures-including water towers, grain silos, houses, and warehouses-with the aim of maintaining a straightforward and objective point of view. At... more »
  • Root | Bound
    Small Works Gallery

    Tuan Phan: Root | Bound

    from June 6, 2009 through December 13, 2009 Vietnamese-American artist Tuan Phan considers the human body to be a metaphorical map that physically charts the course of personal journeys. By overlaying drawn maps onto small-scale ceramic figures, the artist implies that people are simultaneously "rooted" and "bound" by their paths in life. Phan associates his artwork with Buddhist teachings about life and death, reminding viewers that... more »
  • Western Power
    Theater: Gallery

    Joan Myers: Western Power

    from August 22, 2009 through December 6, 2009 Photographer Joan Myers recognizes that as consumers we often take the source of our power supply for granted, paying little attention to how energy is generated and distributed. In her series of panoramic photographs, Western Power, Myers makes visible a range of power plants-fueled by uranium, oil, gas, coal, water, solar, wind, and geothermal energy-throughout the Western United... more »
  • Surface Depth
    Feature Gallery North

    Lordy Rodriguez: Surface Depth

    from June 6, 2009 through November 8, 2009 Lordy Rodriguez uses a kaleidoscopic range of colors to render natural landforms typically associated with geologic and topographic maps. Rodriguez, who was born in the Philippines and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, carefully crafts his drawings of desert lakes, drifting silt dunes, volcanic island chains, and underwater trenches in the tradition of early cartographers, using ordinary... more »
  • Fly to Mars
    media gallery

    Jennifer Steinkamp: Fly to Mars

    from March 7, 2009 through August 9, 2009 Jennifer Steinkamp is among today's best-known contemporary artists working in the field of new media art. Fly to Mars is a computer-animated projection of a tree that comes to life with movement as it cycles through the four seasons of the year. From colorful flowering buds in spring to leafless branches in winter, viewers experience the natural cycle of a tree's foliage. Simultaneously, the... more »
  • Atlas of Memory
    feature gallery / north

    KATIE HOLTEN: Atlas of Memory

    from September 27, 2008 through May 17, 2009 A native of Ireland, Katie Holten creates artworks that bring people together to investigate humans' impact on the natural environment. Often made from recycled materials, her thoughtful renderings of maps, plants, and ecological phenomena encourage dialogue on issues ranging from biodiversity to global warming. Holten represented Ireland in the 2003 Venice Biennale. more »
  • Rhythms of a Cowboy Poem
    hawkins contemporary gallery

    BETWEEN GRASS AND SKY: Rhythms of a Cowboy Poem

    from January 17, 2009 through May 17, 2009 Between Grass and Sky is a collaborative exhibition presented at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno and the Western Folklife Center in Elko on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering held annually in northern Nevada. Working together, the two institutions created complementary exhibitions that are inspired by the widely-celebrated poem 'Grass',... more »
  • Hummers
    small works gallery

    MARGARITA CABRERA: Hummers

    from July 19, 2008 through March 15, 2009 Margarita Cabrera's vibrantly colored sport utility vehicles challenge viewers to engage in debates about Mexican immigration, border relations, and the politics of the American Dream. Made from pliable, vinyl fabric with visible, hand-stitched threads, Cabrera's Hummers pay homage to the thousands of laborers working in multi-national assembly plants near the U.S.-Mexico border - where... more »
  • Observations in an Occupied Wilderness
    altered landscape gallery

    TERRY FALKE: Observations in an Occupied Wilderness

    from August 23, 2008 through January 4, 2009 Terry Falke's body of wry, lyrical photographs forms an intimate and idiosyncratic portrait of the American Southwest. By emphasizing the unique beauty of the region's landscape, Falke makes the incongruous and sometimes amusing artifacts of human presence more apparent. With a sense of humor and a remarkable ability to craft acute cultural and visual connections, his work reveals a paradise... more »
  • The Hidden Light
    media gallery

    DAN GOODS: The Hidden Light

    from July 12, 2008 through November 16, 2008 Dan Goods, the Visual Strategist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), applies some of the complex principles studied at JPL to a multi-media installation titled The Hidden Light. Presented in the NMA's Media Gallery, this installation uses video projections to reveal imagery inside the silhouettes of gallery visitors-a process that communicates JPL's investigation of "blocking"... more »
  • Robert Beckmann
    installation gallery

    BODY OF A HOUSE: Robert Beckmann

    from January 23, 2008 through November 2, 2008 As a young boy during the Cold War era, Robert Beckman remembers watching documentary film footage of the United States military testing a 16-kiloton nuclear bomb nicknamed "Annie" at the Nevada Test Site. Beckman painted this series of large-scale iodine-hued paintings titled The Body of a House in 1993. His imagery is based on still frames taken from the films he saw as a child, and... more »
  • Mushrooms | Clouds
    feature gallery south

    Chris Drury: Mushrooms | Clouds

    from August 9, 2008 through October 5, 2008 Chris Drury: Mushrooms | Clouds One of Great Britain's most prolific and respected Conceptual artists, Chris Drury investigates themes related to the environment, emphasizing cycles of destruction and regeneration in nature, and the ways that humans affect these processes. In Mushrooms |Clouds, Drury brings an international perspective to topics ranging from land and water... more »
  • <b>ELEMENTAL NATURE</b>
    hawkins contemporary gallery

    ELEMENTAL NATURE

    from March 29, 2008 through August 31, 2008 Drawn primarily from the NMA's permanent collection, the artworks in this exhibition are united by a focus on the natural elements: earth, water, air, and fire. In some cases, the media employed are taken directly from natural sites such as creek beds and mountain ranges. Other artworks challenge viewers to push the boundaries of the term element by broadening its definition to embrace images... more »
  • Mark Ruwedel
    altered landscape gallery

    EARTH WORK: Mark Ruwedel

    from May 10, 2008 through August 17, 2008 This exhibition, featuring black-and-white photographs by Southern California-based photographer Mark Ruwedel, explores the different ways that humans have made marks on the surface of the earth. By juxtaposing images of large-scale Earthworks such as Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty with documentary photographs of historic railroad cuts made in mountain ranges throughout the American... more »
  • Alternative Architectural Landscapes
    media gallery

    UNBUILT RENO: Alternative Architectural Landscapes

    from March 29, 2008 through July 6, 2008 UnBuilt Reno features a selection of architectural projects that were designed for the greater Truckee Meadows area, but for various reasons, were never constructed. The exhibition includes architectural drawings, sketches, and scaled models of residential, commercial, and public projects from the 1800s to the present-including previous proposals for various riverfront development... more »
  • A Video by Jongsuk Lee
    media gallery

    The Tree: A Video by Jongsuk Lee

    from November 17, 2007 through March 23, 2008 Jongsuk Lee encounters trees every day among the dense and crowded city streets of Seoul, South Korea. Tucked among skyscrapers, traffic lights and commercial billboards, these trees maintain a tenacious grip on life and are the subject of Lee's video works. Inspired by Chinese-style ink drawings, Lee brings the trees to life using computer technology paired with a powerful and immersive... more »
  • Darlene Campbell
    small works gallery

    Paradise was Here: Darlene Campbell

    from December 15, 2007 through March 16, 2008 Today's rapidly changing suburban landscape is the focus of Southern California-based painter Darlene Campbell, who looks to the hillsides of Orange County for inspiration. Campbell's miniature wood panel paintings, exquisitely crafted with oil paint and gold leaf, glow with the intensity of seventeenth-century Dutch and Italian landscape paintings. Rather than focus on idyllic, naturalistic... more »
  • Laws of the Land
    feature gallery / north

    Margaret Whiting: Laws of the Land

    from October 27, 2007 through March 2, 2008 Margaret Whiting combines natural objects such as leaves, seeds, fossils, and shells with discarded law books, science books, encyclopedias, and dictionaries. Her artwork explores contemporary issues related to land use and encourages thoughtful consideration of the laws that regulate American society's impact on the land. A native of Minnesota, Whiting lives and works in Waterloo, Iowa.... more »
  • Reflections from the Downstream West
    installation/altered landscape galleries

    Salt Dreams: Reflections from the Downstream West

    from August 18, 2007 through December 9, 2007 Salt Dreams: Reflections from the Downstream West examines the complex environmental history of the Salton Sea, the largest lake in California. Comprised of photographs by Joan Myers, the exhibition provides viewers with a fresh perspective on water issues that have impacted the surrounding region since it was accidentally flooded in 1905. Beginning in 1986, Myers began a series of trips... more »
  • <br>Paintings by Takako Yamaguchi
    installation gallery

    So-Called Laws of Nature:
    Paintings by Takako Yamaguchi

    from April 21, 2007 through August 12, 2007 Takako Yamaguchi's enigmatic environmental landscape paintings portray dramatic weather conditions and atmospheric phenomena that are sometimes peculiar and unsettling, but always beautiful to behold. Although her depictions of churning oceans, fiery molten lava, and swirling storm clouds seem to assert the capriciousness and unpredictability of a mighty and all-powerful nature, it is... more »
  • Black Maps
    robert z. hawkins contemporary gallery

    David Maisel: Black Maps

    from April 1, 2007 through July 29, 2007 Black Maps is comprised of large-scale aerial photographs by San Francisco-based artist David Maisel. Featuring sublime images from his three recent series: The Lake Project, Terminal Mirage, and Oblivion, Maisel frames the complexities of environmentally-impacted landscapes with equal measure of documentation and metaphor, beauty and despair. His aerial images showing... more »
  • Jennifer and Kevin McCoy
    media gallery

    Our Second Date: Jennifer and Kevin McCoy

    from March 31, 2007 through July 8, 2007 The art of Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, a husband-and-wife team based in New York, is inspired by a range of popular films and television programs. In Our Second Date, the couple combines new media with a miniature sculptural installation to nostalgically recall a past visit-their second date-to a screening of the film Weekend, by French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. more »
  • Lars Arrhenius
    media gallery

    Habitat: Lars Arrhenius

    from September 23, 2006 through February 4, 2007 In his digitally-animated video Habitat, Stockholm-based artist Lars Arrhenius reminds us that human lives are closely interconnected - even within the architectural spaces that we typically consider to be private. Arrhenius' video tracks the activities of ten anonymous people residing in a five-story, urban apartment complex. Separated only by a series of floors and walls, the... more »
  • An Installation by Marlene Alt
    media galery

    Still Waters: An Installation by Marlene Alt

    from June 9, 2006 through September 17, 2006 Marlene Alt, Professor of Art at Southern Oregon University, is known for her unique mixed-media installations. In Still Waters, created during Alt's residency at Crater Lake National Park, moving clouds reflected on the surface of Crater Lake are projected onto a rectangular screen set into the frame of an iron bed. more »
  • Black Rock
    Robert Z. Hawkins Contemporary Gallery

    Black Rock

    from November 12, 2005 through February 12, 2006 Black Rock is an exhibition of photographs and maps by Peter Goin, Professor of Art and Paul F. Starrs, Professor of Geography, both from the University of Nevada, Reno. The works featured in this exhibit are from the book Black Rock, published by the University of Nevada Press and co-authored by Goin and Starrs. Goin's photographs boldly detail the subtle atmosphere of the... more »
  • Variable Risk Landscape
    Media Gallery

    Dalibor Martinis: Variable Risk Landscape

    from August 20, 2005 through November 27, 2005 The NMA will present a video installation by internationally renowned artist and video maker Dalibor Martinis. Variable Risk Landscape is a video/web installation that explores the relationship between art, nature and money. A computer generated landscape, created by natural geology as well as changes in the stock market, is projected onto the walls of the gallery provoking thought... more »
  • Pinhole Camera Photographs
    Altered Landscape Gallery

    Darius Kuzmickas: Pinhole Camera Photographs

    from April 10, 2005 through July 31, 2005 Darius Kuzmickas features a selection of black and white photographs taken using the pinhole photography technique. Kuzmickas' photographs explore areas of landscape and the mysterious qualities of nature that emerge from the pinhole photography process. The results are warm, intimate images, which cannot be generated through other photographic means. Originally from Lithuania,... more »
  • Coronado to Lewis and Clark, The Quivira Collection
    Feature Gallery South

    Mapping the Pacific Coast: Coronado to Lewis and Clark, The Quivira Collection

    from February 11, 2005 through April 17, 2005 Mapping the Pacific Coast documents the mapping of the West Coast of North America before the Lewis and Clark Expedition as illustrated by a selection of maps, books and illustrations dating from 1544 to 1802. Organized by the Sonoma County Museum and generously sponsored by Quivira Estate Vineyards and Winery and the Tonopalo Private Residence Club. Mapping the Pacific Coast... more »
  • The Hermit Project
    Feature Gallery North

    Tom Judd: The Hermit Project

    from May 1, 2005 through January 22, 2005 Judd's Hermit Project installation creates a total human-sized environment, taking the form of a small cabin, complete with peeling bits of wallpaper, scraps of old magazine pages, broken furniture, and empty bottles. This work is inspired by an experience he had, when he found a tiny abandoned cabin near Idaho's Salmon River. The profound impression that this deserted dwelling left on... more »
  • Photographs by Reinhart Mlineritsch
    Altered Landscape Gallery

    Photographs by Reinhart Mlineritsch

    from March 28, 2004 through June 6, 2004 The Nevada Museum of Art (NMA) will present Photographs by Reinhart Mlineritsch an exhibition of 25 works by Austrian photographer Reinhart Mlineritsch as part of an ongoing series of presentations based on artists included in the NMA's Altered Landscape: The Carol Franc Buck Collection. Reinhart Mlineritsch's landscapes have a hyper-realistic quality where everyday objects... more »
  • Previous Exhibitions
  • Mark Klett: Ideas of Time (2003)
  • From Exploration to Conservation: Picturing the Sierra Nevada (1999)
  • The War Trilogy: Images of Israel by Avi Holtzman (1997)
  • Nuclear Nevada (1996)
  • Chuck Forsman: Arrested Rivers (1994)
  • Bernard Plossou: The African Desert (1989)
  • Dat-So-La-Lee and the Washoe Tradition: Native American Baskets (1988)
  • Peter Goin: Tracing the Line, A Photographic Survey of the Mexican/American Border (1988)
  • Peter Goin: Evolving Landscapes (1987)
  • Native American Art: Our Contemporary Visions (1986)
  • Edward Weston and the Monterey Peninsula Photographic Tradition (1986)
  • Artists in the American Desert (1980)
  • The Drawings of Maynard Dixon (1986)
  • Photographs by Lewis Baltz (1986)