Events

  • Talks

    Scott Schweigert on American Impressionism and The Lure of the Artists’ Colony

    Friday July 15, 2016 / 12 – 1 pm

    Curator of Art and Civilization at the Reading Public Museum, Scott Schweigert is the curator of the exhibition American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony and is a specialist in European art of the seventeenth century. Join Schweigert for a discussion on the emergence of artists’ colonies during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as it relates to the American Impressionists.  Learn more about the effect that these colonies had on artists’ creativity, including the ability to collaborate, teach, and experiment in their work.  American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony features a large collection of oil paintings and works on paper from the collection of the Reading Public Museum. American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony will be on view at the Nevada Museum of Art May 14 – August 14, 2016.

    Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities. 

    $10 General / FREE Museum members


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