Events

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday January 2, 2016 / 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: Keith Allen

    Sunday January 3, 2016 / 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.

     

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday January 3, 2016 / 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

    First Thursday: Rocky & Judith & Friends (Jazz and Latin standards)

    Thursday January 7, 2016 / 5 – 7 pm

    Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries.

    Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Talks

    Meet the Artist: Tom Killion on Prints and Printmakers of Lake Tahoe

    Friday January 8, 2016 / 12 – 12:45 pm

    Join printmaker Tom Killion for a discussion and presentation about the history of the prints and printmakers who have made work about Lake Tahoe.

    Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

    Friday January 8, 2016 / 1 – 3 pm

    Seniors are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum. Enjoy a guided tour and a studio art class along with light refreshments. Monthly tours and projects are designed for participants of all levels of experience and offer an engaging and interactive experience. These monthly sessions are held on the second Friday of each month. Registration is available online or day of.

    Sponsored in part by the Leonette Foundation Seniors and Art Endowment

    $7 General / $6 Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Hands ON! Second Saturdays

    Saturday January 9, 2016 / 10 am – 6 pm

    Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families.

    SCHEDULE 

    10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 
    10 am – 4 pm | Hands-on Art Project – Terrific Tambourines
    10 am – 4 pm | Hands-on Art Project – Painted Maracas
    10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
    1 pm | Public Tour (adult focus) – 2nd Floor 
    12 pm & 2 pm | Performance and presentation by Multi-instrumentalist, Todd Green
    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 Leonette Foundation, the Sato Foundation, Art4Moore and the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission. Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation.

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday January 9, 2016 / 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: Molly Seals

    Sunday January 10, 2016 / 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.

     

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday January 10, 2016 / 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.

  • Talks

    Colin M. Robertson on the Architectural Heritage of Lake Tahoe

    Thursday January 14, 2016 / 6 – 7 pm

    Join Curator of Education Colin Robertson for a look at the past, present, and future of the built environment of Lake Tahoe, highlighted by structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Julia Morgan, and Frederic DeLongchamps.

    $12 General / $8 Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

    Sunday January 17, 2016 / 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.

     

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Talks

    Meet the Artist: Megan Berner’s Arctic Artist Residency

    Friday January 22, 2016 / 12 – 12:45 pm

    Artist Megan Berner presents about an artist residency she completed inside the Arctic Circle during the summer solstice in June 2015. She will talk about her experience sailing around the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, and her new series of work based on ice, light, and wind.

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Hours of Operation

    EARLY CLOSURE: Special Event

    Saturday January 23, 2016 / 10 am – 4 pm

    The entire museum, including chez louie, will close early (4 pm) to prepare for a special event. We will resume normal business hours on Sunday, January 24.

    FREE General

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

    Sunday January 24, 2016 / 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.

     

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Early Childhood Education Roundtable

    Thursday January 28, 2016 / 5:30 – 7:30 pm

    Through monthly meetings and workshops, a cohort of early childhood educators use the Museum to explore questions about the dynamic, multi-modal learning that results from creative play and inquiry-based early childhood learning in the more informal environments of museums and other public educational spaces.

    FREE Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    STEAM for Teaching and Learning

    Saturday January 30, 2016 / 8 am – 4:30 pm

    Join educators from around Northern Nevada to explore ideas about incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) learning into your classrooms. A dynamic keynote address by famed landscape architect Cheryl Barton, titled “The Theory of Here” will address climate change and resilience through design. The day also includes hands-on workshops and ways to translate ideas learned into classroom activities. A continental breakfast, lunch and a late afternoon reception will be provided. The Nevada Museum of Art, the Desert Research Institute, Northern Nevada RPDP and Sustainable Nevada are working together to offer a unique training opportunity. There is no cost to attend this training and participants are eligible to receive 0.5 in-service credit.

    To register for this program, please click here to register with the Desert Research Institute Green Power Program.

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday January 30, 2016 / 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: Carolyn Dolan

    Sunday January 31, 2016 / 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.

     

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday January 31, 2016 / 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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    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