Events

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Thursday May 1, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    First Thursday

    Thursday May 1, 2014 / 5 – 7 pm

     

    Grab a drink, groove to the live music by Coney Dogs, and check out the galleries.

     

    Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America and hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine bar by Total Wine and bottled water provided by Sam’s Club

     

     

     

    FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Friday May 2, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Saturday May 3, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 3, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Sunday May 4, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday May 4, 2014 / 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 May 4, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Monday May 5, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Tuesday May 6, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Wednesday May 7, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Educator Evenings

    Wednesday May 7, 2014 / 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 Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity based on the Museum’s collections and current exhibitions. 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 from August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014. 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 and the William G. McGowan Charity Foundation.

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Thursday May 8, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour

    Thursday May 8, 2014 / 6 – 7 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Friday May 9, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Talks

    Richard Saxton and Kirsten Stoltz on M12 Collective

    Friday May 9, 2014 / 12 – 12:45 pm

    Artists Richard Saxton and Kirsten Stoltz are co-founders of the M12 Collective, an interdisciplinary art and design group based in Colorado

    FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

    Friday May 9, 2014 / 1 – 3 pm

    Seniors are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum. Enjoy a guided tour and a studio art class along with light refreshments. Monthly tours and projects are designed for participants of all levels of experience and offer an engaging and interactive experience. These monthly sessions are held on the second Friday of each month. Registration is available online or day of.

    Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors is sponsored in part by the Leonette Foundation Seniors and Art Endowment

    $6 Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Saturday May 10, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Hands ON! Second Saturdays

    Saturday May 10, 2014 / 10 am – 6 pm

    Hands ON! Second Saturdays
    Sun and Sand

    Enjoy  free admission and activities at the Museum and participate hands-on art projects and storytelling.

    SCHEDULE

    10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors
    10 am – 4 pm | Sun Prints – Rooftop
    10 am – 4 pm | Sand Painting – Redfield Learning Center
    10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham – Altered Landscape Gallery
    1:00 pm | Public Tour (adult focus) – 3rd Floor
    2:30 & 3 pm | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham – Altered Landscape Gallery

    Support for hands/ON! is provided by the Leonette Foundation, the Sato Foundation, Art4Moore and City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission. Free admission on Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation.

    FREE Museum members / FREE Adult Free

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 10, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Sunday May 11, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday May 11, 2014 / 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.

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday May 11, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Film

    Vamonos Con Pancho Villa (Let’s Go With Pancho Villa)

    Sunday May 11, 2014 / 3 – 4:30 pm

    Considered among the best films of golden age of Mexican film, Vamonos con Pancho Villa focuses on the cruelty of the Mexican Revolution and Pancho Villa himself, contrary to most of the Mexican movies about this national hero. (92 minutes, unrated)

    $5 Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Monday May 12, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Tuesday May 13, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Wednesday May 14, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Thursday May 15, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Special Events

    Sierra Circle: Curator Discussion and Receptio on Alfredo Ramos Martinez: Picturing Mexico

    Thursday May 15, 2014 / 5:30 – 7 pm

    Colin robertson will discuss the first comprehensive examination of Alfredo Ramos Martinez’ work from 1929-1946.

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour

    Thursday May 15, 2014 / 6 – 7 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Friday May 16, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Talks

    Nolan Preece on Chemigrams

    Friday May 16, 2014 / 12 – 12:45 pm

    Learn about Nolan Preece’s photographic process and techniques he uses to make his printed images.

    FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Saturday May 17, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 17, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Sunday May 18, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday May 18, 2014 / 10 am – 1 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.

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday May 18, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Film

    El Indio

    Sunday May 18, 2014 / 3 – 4:30 pm

    From the Golden Age of Mexican films, El Indio is a story of a greedy and power hungry owner of a hacienda who routinely mistreats his workers, the majority of whom are indigenous people. (85 minutes, unrated)

    $5 Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Monday May 19, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Tuesday May 20, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Wednesday May 21, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Film

    3-Minute Film Competition Screening

    Wednesday May 21, 2014 / 6 – 8 pm

    Budding filmmakers submitted films for the 5th annual 3-minute film competition. Join us for the screening of the top films selected by jurors the Museum, the Holland Project and KNPB.

    $5 General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Thursday May 22, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour

    Thursday May 22, 2014 / 6 – 7 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Friday May 23, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Saturday May 24, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 24, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Talks

    After Caravaggio: Painting in Grand-Ducal Florence

    Saturday May 24, 2014 / 5 – 6 pm

    Delve into Baroque art history through the expert guidance of Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences Assistant Professor Dr. Morten Steen Hansen, who specializes in 15th through 18th century European art. What is Florentine Baroque? In the capital of the Grand Duchy, after 1600 painters presented competing versions of what defined a uniquely Tuscan style. Some pictured beautiful sculptural figures, echoing Michelangelo and the Florentine Renaissance, whereas others, inspired by the recent example of Caravaggio, had less idealizing ideas about the human body, tied to its functions and sexuality

    $5 General / $5 Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Sunday May 25, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday May 25, 2014 / 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.

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday May 25, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Monday May 26, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Tuesday May 27, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Wednesday May 28, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chez Louie Daily Attendance

    Thursday May 29, 2014 / 9 am – noon

    Daily attendance for cafe.

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour

    Thursday May 29, 2014 / 6 – 7 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.

    FREE Adult Free

  • Talks

    Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins on Doris Duke’s Sangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic A

    Friday May 30, 2014 / 6 – 7 pm

    Prominent architecture and design curators Albrecht and Mellins jointly discuss Doris Duke’s unique home and the extensive Islamic art collection it contains, as well as the ongoing efforts of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art to promote an understanding and appreciation of the art and architecture of the Islamic world.

    $10 General / $5 Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 31, 2014 / 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.

    FREE Adult Free


Exhibitions

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    Permanent Collection Galleries

    City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man

    through January 7, 2018

    For the first time ever, explore the remarkable story of how the legendary Nevada gathering known as Burning Man evolved through collaborative ritual from humble... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Nightingale Sky Room

    View from the Playa: Photographs by Eleanor Preger

    through January 7, 2018

    A decade ago, Eleanor Preger never imagined herself taking photographs at Burning Man. Highlights of this Incline Village-based photographer’s work will be on view... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Unsettled

    through January 21, 2018

    Unsettled amasses 200 artworks by 80 artists living and/or working in a super-region we call the Greater West, a geographic area that stretches from Alaska to Patagonia,... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains

    through May 11, 2018

    Across the desert south of Las Vegas, Nevada, rises a large, colorful anomaly. Seven colossal stone forms defy gravity with their teetering formations. The... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Trevor Paglen: Orbital Reflector

    through September 30, 2018

    The fourteen-foot diameter Mylar balloon hanging in the Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall is a model for a future artwork by contemporary artist Trevor... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Andrea Zittel: Wallsprawl

    through December 31, 2018

    Andrea Zittel’s Wallsprawl #4 (Las Vegas, Next to Nellis Air Force Base), is based on an aerial photograph of the southern Nevada military installation known... more »

    Included with Admission