• Special Events


    Wednesday August 5, 2015 / 10 am – 6 pm

    Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

  • Hours of Operation


    Wednesday August 5, 2015 / 10 am – 6 pm

    All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sit and Sketch

    Wednesday August 5, 2015 / 1 – 4 pm

    Join E.L. Cord Museum School instructor, Jerry Stinson, in a fun and casual setting exploring basic drawing materials. Weekly drop-in drawing sessions inside the newly renovated E.L. Cord Museum School will give participants of all ages an opportunity to experiment with a variety of dry media, sketch from arranged still lifes or to draw freely. Participates are welcome to bring personal sketchbooks, though drawing materials and paper will be provided. Reservations are not necessary. FREE

  • Ongoing Programs

    Educator Evenings

    Wednesday August 5, 2015 / 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 visual learning and the upcoming exhibition Tahoe: A Visual History as it relates to the Nevada Academic Content Standards. Followed by a reception with light refreshments from 5:30 to 6 pm.

    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.