• Ongoing Programs

    Barrio Block Party

    Saturday July 8, 2017 / 10 am – 6 pm

    Presented by Bank of America

    Join us for a blowout summer block party! Enjoy a free day at the Museum, live performances, food and craft vendors and hands-on art projects. Have your face painted, tour the galleries, drop in the E.L. Cord Museum School for free art projects while enjoying the sounds of live music! Activities run from 10 am – 4 pm. FREE admission to the Museum continues until 6 pm.

    View Miradas: Ancient Roots in Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art, works from the Bank of America Collection , and City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man.

    Kenji’s | Lazy Sundae Ice Cream Truck | St. Lawrence Pizza | La Favorita

    Rock Climbing Wall | Face Painting | Tissue Paper Flowers | Drop-in Drawing | Printed Postcards hosted by the Holland Project | Hula-hooping and Sidewalk Chalk | Fish Flower Press Bicycle Press

    Meet the artist, Peter Hazel, and see his maquette of the large-scale Burning Man sculpture “Bloom.” Join him and help create a gift for Burning Man this year. Learn more about Bloom and how you can help be a part of the project here.

    Live Music by Ritmo Ardiente | Performances by Danza De Matlachines Guadalupana | DJ by Amplified Entertainment

    Collaborative Painting Project

    Eastern Slopes Clay Works | Elevation Hoops | Faith Colors | Grace Hayes | Infinite Glass | Jiggler Designs | Barbara Kallestad | Louise Noel Silk Paintings | Meridian Press | Pottery by Leigh | Rock NV Jewelry | Shelby McAuliffe | Sierra Essentials | Tahoe Teas | Wild Sierra Soap

    Lead sponsorship for the Hands ON! program through 2024 is provided by the Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation. Additional sponsorship by NV Energy, the Sato Foundation, the Thomas P. Raley Foundation, US Bank, and the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission. Free admission on Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation. Media sponsorship by Entravision and El Sol de Nevada.