Events

  • Ongoing Programs

    Barrio Block Party and Hands ON! Second Saturday

    Saturday June 13, 2015 / 10 am – 4 pm

    Join us for a blowout summer kick-off block party! Enjoy a free day at the Museum, live performances, food and craft vendors and hands-on art projects. Watch as we create original woodblock prints using an industrial asphalt roller. Make colorful tissue paper flowers and papel picado and enjoy the sounds of live music! Activities run from 10 am – 4 pm. FREE admission to the Museum continues until 6 pm.

    FOOD
    St. Lawrence Pizza Co. | Lazy Sundae | Tacos el Chino

    FUN
    Tissue Paper Flowers and Papel Picado | “Trunk Show” Photo Booth | Drop-in Drawing in the E.L. Cord Museum School | DIY Mini-Piñatas with The Holland Project

    MUSIC
    1:30 and 3 pm | Live Music by Ritmo Ardiente
    Amplified Entertainment to provide music all day!

    MEET THE ARTIST: ERIKA HARRSCH
    Enjoy a performance artwork by Erika Harrsch hourly and view the exhibition Erika Harsch: The Monarch Paradigm – Migration as Metaphor on the 2nd floor.

    “STEAMROLLER” PRINTMAKING WITH THE INKHEADS
    11 am – 1 pm | Watch us roll out large-scale prints using an industrial drum roller.

    ART MART VENDORS
    Casey D. Sibley Art + Design | Meridian Press | UNR Ink Heads | Copper Cat Studio | Glenda Jordan Ceramics | Dane Meier Pottery | Riverside Art Studios | Casa Katalina | Faith Colors | Henna Blessings | Dreams to Reality Pottery | Eko Kreations | Designs by Daylene | One Big Tree Designs | Reynolds Photography | Elevation Hoops | Dandelion Botanicals

    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 Leonette Foundation, the Sato Foundation, Art4Moore and the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission. Additional sponsorship to support the Barrio Block Party and the El Arte Initiative is provided by NV Energy. Steamroller Printing made possible with support from Granite Construction and Clark and Sullivan. Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation.

    FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    No Guided Tour Today

    Saturday June 13, 2015 / 1 – 2 pm

    Please join us at the Museum’s Barrio Block Party today. Admission is free along with live music and activities. There will be no public tour offered on this day. 


Exhibitions

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    Robert Z. Hawkins Gallery

    Hans Meyer-Kassel: Artist of Nevada

    through September 2, 2018

    The paintings of Hans Meyer-Kassel (1872-1952) have hung in the castles of kings and the homes of presidents. Still today, decades after his death,... more »

    Included with Admission

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    John Hawley Olds LaGatta Gallery

    Manet to Maya Lin

    through September 2, 2018

    The Nevada Museum of Art is the largest provider of arts education in the State of Nevada. As such, one of our primary goals... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Earl and Wanda Casazza Gallery, Small Works Gallery

    Celebrating Israel’s 70th Anniversary: Michal Rovner and Tal Shochat

    through October 28, 2018

    In 2018, the State of Israel marks seventy years since its founding by the United Nations following World War II. For this occasion, the... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Carol Franc Buck Gallery

    The Nuclear Landscape

    through October 28, 2018

    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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    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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    Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby

    Maya Lin: Pin River—Tahoe Watershed

    through December 31, 2018

    For more than two decades Maya Lin (b. 1959) has engaged the vocabulary of a cartographer, making artworks ranging from stand-alone sculptures to room-sized... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Nightingale Sky Room

    BLOOM: Ken Goldberg, Sanjay Krishnan, Fernanda Viégas, and Martin Wattenberg

    through December 31, 2018

    Bloom is an internet-based Earthwork that transforms cold, hard data into an experience of playfulness and unpredictability. A seismograph measures the Hayward Fault’s movements... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Newton and Louise Tarble Gallery

    James Turrell: Roden Crater

    through January 6, 2019

    James Turrell is an artist whose media are light and space, and for the last forty years he has been carefully sculpting the cinder... 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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    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

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    Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Trevor Paglen: Orbital Reflector

    through January 31, 2019

    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