Events

  • Ongoing Programs

    Free Admission for Seniors

    Wednesday May 2, 2018 / 10 am – 6 pm

    In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Museum offers free admission to seniors every Wednesday during the month of May.

    Courtesy of the City of Reno Senior Services

  • Ongoing Programs

    Educator Evenings

    Wednesday May 2, 2018 / 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 Director of Education Marisa Cooper for a presentation, discussion and activity based on the Museum’s collections and current exhibitions as they relate to teaching and the Nevada Academic Content Standards.

    A light reception will follow the presentation. 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 William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, the Nell J. Redfield Foundation, Reno Orthopaedic Clinic, and Switch, the lead sponsor of the Museum’s STEAM education programs.

  • Ongoing Programs

    First Thursday: The Cut-Ins

    Thursday May 3, 2018 / 5 – 7 pm

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

    Sponsorship by Barrick Gold of North America. Hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine sponsored by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. 

    $10 General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 5, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Saturdays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Sundays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan

    Sunday May 6, 2018 / 10 am – 2 pm

    Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features creative cuisine, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.

     

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday May 6, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Sundays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Free Admission for Seniors

    Wednesday May 9, 2018 / 10 am – 6 pm

    In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Museum offers free admission to seniors every Wednesday during the month of May.

    Courtesy of the City of Reno Senior Services

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday May 10, 2018 / 5 – 6 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). Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; Sundays at 1 pm; and the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm. Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

    Friday May 11, 2018 / 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. Advanced registration is recommended.

    Sponsored in part by the Leonette Foundation Seniors and Art Endowment

    $7 General / $6 Museum members

  • Ongoing Programs

    Hands ON! Second Saturdays

    Saturday May 12, 2018 / 10 am – 6 pm

    The Hands ON! on Second Saturdays program offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, storytelling, a docent-guided tour, live performances, and community collaborations.  “Art Investigators” provides children the opportunity to engage with Museum staff and take a closer look at artwork while engaging in a dialogue about key pieces.  New exhibitions, community collaborations, cultural explorations, guest performances and monthly themes rotate in this engaging series of monthly programs.

    WAY OUT WEST

    10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors
    10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Oil Pastel Landscapes
    10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Torn Tissue Paper Collage
    10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
    11:30 am & 2 pm | Art Investigators: Kid Detectives Look at Art
    12 & 1:30 pm | Great Basin Young Chautauqua Performances presented by Nevada Humanities
    1:00 pm | Public Tour (adult focus)
    2:30 & 3 pm | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham

    Title Sponsor: Thomas P. Raley Foundation

    Lead sponsorship for the Hands ON! program through 2024 is provided by the Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation.

    Sponsor: NV Energy

    Additional sponsors: The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission; Mercedes-Benz of Reno, an AutoNation Company; US Bank

    Media sponsorship by Ahora Latino Journal, Entravision, and El Sol de Nevada.

     

     

    FREE General / FREE Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 12, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Saturdays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Sundays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Chef’s Table Mother’s Day Music Brunch: Judith and Rocky Band

    Sunday May 13, 2018 / 10 am – 2 pm

    Enjoy live music from Judith and Rocky while enjoying a specially-prepared chef’s selection of house-made pastries, salads, fruits, smoked seafood, omelette and carving stations, and classic breakfast fare. Coffee/tea/juice included. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys available for purchase. Reservations strongly suggested at 775.284.2921. $39 adults / $20 children 12 and under. 
    Museum members receive a 10% savings. 

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday May 13, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Sundays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Free Admission for Seniors

    Wednesday May 16, 2018 / 10 am – 6 pm

    In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Museum offers free admission to seniors every Wednesday during the month of May.

    Courtesy of the City of Reno Senior Services

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday May 17, 2018 / 5 – 6 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). Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; Sundays at 1 pm; and the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm. Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Early Childhood Education Roundtable

    Thursday May 17, 2018 / 5:45 – 7:30 pm

    Educators are invited to these FREE monthly roundtables, which provide participants an opportunity to interact with art and each other. Principles of design, interactive activities, and implications for teaching and learning inform the discussion about dynamic multi-modal learning that results from creative play and inquiry-based early childhood experiences. Registration is required. For questions, please contact Leah Sanders, curriculum coach at UNR.

    Pre-meeting gathering at chez louie (no host) begins at 4:30 pm.

    Registry credit (1.5 hours) and CEU credit (.5 for attending 5 sessions) are available.

    FREE Museum members

  • Film

    Rural Route Film Festival

    Thursday May 17, 2018 / 6 – 8 pm

    Celebrate the unique qualities, possibilities, and challenges of the rural with the best of 2018’s Rural Route Film Festival entries, ten short films in all. The Rural Route Film Festival was created to highlight works that deal with unique people and places outside of the bustle of the city. Since 2002, the Rural Route Film Festival has been centered in New York City, where both founders (originally from Iowa) met working in the film industry.  The content is more relevant every year, tackling some of the most important topics of the day within the slow food movement, global warming/environmental arena, and life sustainability symposium.

    $7 General / $5 Museum members

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 19, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Saturdays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Sundays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

    Sunday May 20, 2018 / 10 am – 2 pm

    Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features creative cuisine, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.

     

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday May 20, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Sundays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Free Admission for Seniors

    Wednesday May 23, 2018 / 10 am – 6 pm

    In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Museum offers free admission to seniors every Wednesday during the month of May.

    Courtesy of the City of Reno Senior Services

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday May 24, 2018 / 5 – 6 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). Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; Sundays at 1 pm; and the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm. Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Film

    3-Minute Film Competition Screening

    Thursday May 24, 2018 / 6 – 8 pm

    Local filmmakers of all ages were invited to submit films for the annual 3-Minute Film Competition. Join the Holland Project, KNPB and the Nevada Museum of Art in a screening of the top films selected by a team of jurors. Participate in the process by casting your vote for your favorite. 

    $5 General

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday May 26, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Saturdays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Sundays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Ongoing Programs

    Sunday Music Brunch: Tom Stryker

    Sunday May 27, 2018 / 10 am – 2 pm

    Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features creative cuisine, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.

     

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

    Sunday May 27, 2018 / 1 – 2 pm

    Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Sundays at 1 pm. Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Wednesday Afternoon

    Wednesday May 30, 2018 / 1:30 – 2:30 pm

    Enjoy a tour of the galleries after lunch with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered on the last Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm. Additional Guided Tours offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed.  

    FREE with admission

  • Group Tours

    Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

    Thursday May 31, 2018 / 5 – 6 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). Additional Guided Tours on Saturdays at 1 pm; Sundays at 1 pm; and the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm. Reservations are not needed.

    FREE with admission

  • Talks

    Land Art Salon with Bill Fox

    Thursday May 31, 2018 / 6 – 7 pm

    Join Center for Art + Environment Director and Land Art Scholar Bill Fox for an intimate gathering exploring how artists working with land, light, and space have created the worlds largest and most important land-based sculptures.  Enjoy a glass of wine as we delve into the complexities of artist James Turrell and the legendary 600-foot-high Roden Crater. 

    Cash bar, doors open at 5:00 PM

    $12 General / $8 Museum members


Exhibitions