Events

  • Ongoing Programs

    MUSEUM SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE and Hands ON! Second Saturdays

    Saturday December 13, 2014 / 10 am – 6 pm

    E.L. Cord Museum School Open House
    and Hands ON! Second Saturdays

    Meet the E.L. Cord Museum School faculty, participate in hands on demonstrations, lunch at chez louie or enjoy local food trucks including Crepes and MoreMellow Yellow and Still Rollin’. All visitors will receive free admission to the Museum, discounts on upcoming classes and are invited to participate in hands-on art projects and storytelling.

    SCHEDULE

    10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors
    10 am – 4 pm | Nevada Fine Arts Pop-Up Shop 
    10 am – 4 pm | Wheel Throwing Demos with instructor, Karen Vetter
    10 am – 4 pm | Drop-in Drawing with instructor, Jerry Stinson
    10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 pm | Watercolor Holiday Cards with instructor, Carroll Charlet
    10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 pm | Mono-Printmaking with instructor, Candace Nicol
    10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
    11 am – 1 pm | Visit with Santa!
    12 – 3 pm | Pop-Up Shop featuring work by Casey D. Sibley and Karen Hancock
    1:00 pm | Public Tour (adult focus) – 3rd Floor
    1:30 pm | Performance by Van Gorder Elementary Honor Choir
    2:30 & 3 pm | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham

    Lead sponsorship for the Hands ON! program through 2024 is provided by the Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation with additional support from the Terry Lee Wells Foundation, the Leonette Foundation, Mathewson CLAT #5, the Sato Foundation, Art4Moore, City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission, and Western Nevada Supply. Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation. 

    FREE Museum members

  • Special Events

    MUSEUM STORE: Holiday Pop-Up

    Saturday December 13, 2014 / 12 – 3 pm

    Join us for this personal shopping experience featuring two local designers with international reach. Textile artist Casey D. Sibley creates handmade home goods and accessories in a happy modern style. KarenHancock makes metal jewelry from copper, brass, and sterling silver. Both claim nature’s rhythms and organic simplicity as inspiration. More: caseydsibley.com + kmhmakes.com.

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday December 13, 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.


Exhibitions

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    Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Scholastic Art Awards 2018

    through March 4, 2018

    Since 1999, Northern Nevada middle and high school students have been invited to submit their artwork to the Scholastic Art Awards competition. The Museum’s... more »

    Included with Admission

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    John Hawley Olds LaGatta Gallery

    Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia

    through May 13, 2018

    Marking the Infinite presents the work of nine of Australia’s leading Aboriginal women artists. While many of them have established reputations in Australia, for... 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

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    Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains

    through December 31, 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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    E. L. Wiegand Gallery

    History of Transportation: A Mural Study by Helen Lundeberg

    through January 6, 2019

    A highlight of the E.L. Wiegand Work Ethic Collection, American artist Helen Lundeberg’s History of Transportation traces a progression of labor from the Native... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Carol Franc Buck Gallery

    The Nuclear Landscape

    through January 6, 2019

    Nevada’s past and future are closely intertwined with the nuclear history and politics of the United States. Under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Ina Mae and Raymond Rude Gallery

    Art of the Greater West

    through January 6, 2019

    The Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Art of the Greater West Collection at the Nevada Museum of Art aims to make connections between artistic... more »

    Included with Admission