Events

  • Ongoing Programs

    Educator Evenings

    Wednesday October 1, 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 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 and the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund.

  • Ongoing Programs

    First Thursday

    Thursday October 2, 2014 / 5 – 7 pm

    Grab a drink, groove to the live music, 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 sponsored by Total Wine and bottled water donated by Sam’s Club.

    FREE Museum members

  • Talks

    The Curator is In: JoAnne Northrup on Late Harvest

    Friday October 3, 2014 / 12 – 1 pm

    Join curator JoAnne Northrup for a walking discussion of the exhibition and the complex ways artists are exploring human relationships with animals.

    FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday October 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.

  • Group Tours

    Docent Guided Tour

    Saturday October 4, 2014 / 2:30 – 3:30 pm

    Docent Guided Tour

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday October 5, 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.

    Sponsored by IGT

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday October 5, 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.

  • Film

    Godzilla?: The Japanese Original

    Sunday October 5, 2014 / 3 – 4:30 pm

    View the uncensored, uncut 60th anniversary restoration of this 1954 cult phenomenon. Japanese with English subtitles. Godzilla, Gojira and the character design are trademarks of Toho Co., Ltd. © 1954 Toho Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

    Supported by the Mary Bremer Foundation.

    $7 General / $5 Museum members / $5 Student

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday October 9, 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.

  • Member Events

    Members’ Premier – Late Harvest

    Thursday October 9, 2014 / 6 – 8 pm

    Members’ Premier – Late Harvest

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Symposium

    Art + Environment Conference 2014 Sky Room

    Friday October 10, 2014 / 9 am – 5 pm

    SKYROOM TICKETS:
    Theater seating has sold out.  Register now for expanded seating in the Museum’s Nightingale Rooftop Sky Room.  Includes access to private lounge, in addition to full range of Conference programs, receptions and parties.

    ASSISTANCE:
    For registration assistance, please contact Sara Frantz, Center for Art + Environment Librarian/Archivist at 775.329.3333 ex. 261 or sara.frantz@nevadaart.org.

  • Ongoing Programs

    Hands ON! Second Saturday

    Saturday October 11, 2014 / 10 am – 6 pm

    Enjoy free admission to the Museum. 

    Be our guest and enjoy free access to the Museum’s galleries. Please note, there will be no Hands ON! programming or activities today as the Museum hosts the three-day triennial Art + Environment Conference.

    Second Saturdays are sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation.

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday October 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.

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday October 12, 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.

    Sponsored by IGT

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday October 12, 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.

  • Group Tours

    Docent Guided Tour

    Wednesday October 15, 2014 / 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

    Docent Guided Tour

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday October 16, 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.

  • Talks

    Curator Toby Jurovics on Timothy O’Sullivan

    Thursday October 16, 2014 / 6 – 7 pm

    Toby Jurovics is the Chief Curator and Richard and Mary Holland Curator of American Western Art at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, where he specializes in the historical photography of Timothy O’Sullivan. Join the Nevada Museum of Art in welcoming Jurovics for a talk exploring O’Sullivan’s Civil War and King Survey photographs highlighted in The 36th Star: Nevada’s Journey from Territory to State.

    $12 General / $8 Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday October 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.

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday October 19, 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.

    Sponsored by IGT

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday October 19, 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.

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday October 23, 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.

  • Talks

    Art Bite: Historian Greta de Jong on the Emancipation Proclamation

    Friday October 24, 2014 / 12 – 12:45 pm

    Learn how President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, and the subsequent ratification of the thirteenth amendment to the United States Constitution, is integrally linked to Nevada having become a state in 1864.

    FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday October 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.

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch

    Sunday October 26, 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.

    Sponsored by IGT

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday October 26, 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.

  • Hours of Operation

    EARLY CLOSURE: Special Event

    Wednesday October 29, 2014 / 10 am – 3 pm

    The Museum will close at 3 pm due to a special event.  Galleries will open on Thursday, October 30 at 10 am. 

    FREE General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday October 30, 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.


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