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. 


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