Events

  • Register Ongoing Programs

    Educator Evening

    Wednesday March 1, 2017 / 4 – 6 pm

    Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Director of Education Marisa Cooper for a presentation, discussion and activity based on the Museum’s collections and current exhibitions as they relate to teaching and the Nevada Academic Content Standards.

    A light reception will follow the presentation. Teacher in-service credit is available for participating in the Educator Evenings. Earn 0.5 teacher in-service credit for attending five Educator Evenings and 1.0 credit for attending ten during August 1 through July 31 timeframe. Please check with the State of Nevada to see if credit may be applied to your area of licensure.

    Educator Evenings are sponsored by the Nell J. Redfield Foundation, Reno Orthopaedic Clinic, McGowan and SWITCH.

  • Ongoing Programs

    Maynard Dixon Members’ Premiere and First Thursday

    Thursday March 2, 2017 / 5 – 7 pm

    First Thursday, the popular long-standing monthly program, expands to a members’ premiere celebrating Maynard Dixon: The Paltenghi Collections. Meet the collectors Bruce C. Paltenghi and Dr. Richard Paltenghi, explore the exhibition, and enjoy live music by Dusty Miles and the Cryin’ Shame while sipping libations and nibbling on light appetizers provided by chez louie. 

    Members’ Premiere sponsored NV Energy. 

    First Thursday sponsorship by Barrick Gold of North America. Hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine sponsored by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. 

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Talks

    Bruce C. Paltenghi and Dr. Richard Paltenghi on Building a Dixon Collection

    Friday March 3, 2017 / 12 – 1 pm

    Inspired by their father who purchased his first Maynard Dixon artwork in 1964, the Paltenghi brothers have spent over four decades building a collection of rarely-seen Dixon works including many notable drawings. Join collectors Bruce C. Paltenghi and Dr. Richard Paltenghi for a lunchtime talk highlighting some of their favorite collecting stories and artworks by Maynard Dixon.

    Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities.

    All Maynard Dixon Public Programs are sponsored by: Enid A. Oliver, ChFC®, CLTC, Private Wealth Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    2017 Scholastic Art Awards Gold Key Exhibition Opening Reception

    Friday March 3, 2017 / 6 – 8 pm

    Join us in celebrating the Gold Key award-winning students of 2017 and the opening of their exhibition at the Holland Project gallery at 140 Vesta Street in Reno.

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday March 4, 2017 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Register Talks

    Donald J. Hagerty: Maynard Dixon in Nevada

    Saturday March 4, 2017 / 2 – 3 pm

    Having written four books, numerous articles, and curating many exhibitions on the life and art of Maynard Dixon, Donald J. Hagerty is the foremost authority on this great artist of the American West. Hagerty’s lecture will focus specifically on Dixon’s time spent in Nevada and the artist’s passion for the desert. Copies of Hagerty’s books are available in the Museum Store. Book signing to follow.

    All Maynard Dixon Public Programs are sponsored by: Enid A. Oliver, ChFC®, CLTC, Private Wealth Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

    $12 General / $8 Museum members

  • Register Special Events

    Tom Russell in Concert

    Saturday March 4, 2017 / 4:30 – 6:30 pm

    Singer songwriter, painter, essayist – Tom Russell has recorded 35 highly acclaimed records and published five books. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, K.D. Lang, Joe Ely, and numerous others. Rolling Stone has dubbed Russell the “greatest living folk-country songwriter” and critics have called him “the last great American voice.” Join us for a very special Sky Room concert with this musical treasure of the American West.

    SPONSORED BY: Enid A. Oliver, ChFC®, CLTC, Private Wealth Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

     

    $30 General / $25 Museum members / $25 Student

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch: Judith & Rocky

    Sunday March 5, 2017 / 10 am – 2 pm

    Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.

     

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday March 5, 2017 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. 

    FREE with admission


Exhibitions


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