• Ongoing Programs

    Hands ON! Second Saturdays

    Saturday August 11, 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.


    10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors
    10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Color Block Banners
    10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Pop Art Prints
    10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham
    11:30 am & 2 pm |  Art Investigators: Kid Detectives Look at Art
    12:00 pm | Glow Show Performance and Workshop by Controlled Burn
    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.

    Additional sponsors: The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission; Mercedes-Benz of Reno, an AutoNation Company; Renown Health; 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 August 11, 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

  • Special Events

    Short Circuit: Bikes + Art + Music + Film

    Saturday August 11, 2018 / 6 – 11 pm

    Join the Holland Project and the Nevada Museum of Art for the annual pop-up art and music event. This roving party kicks off at 6 pm at the Holland Project (160 Vesta Street), followed by a super-stop at Shopper’s Square (formerly Marshall’s storefront) where you will experience a 30,000 square foot cyber mall with art installations. Then, grab your bike and let Reno Bike Project lead you to the final stop at the Museum where we will screen the 1973 film Fantastic Planets accompanied by a live score written and performed by by Ilya Arbatam, Steven Corder, Tucker Rash, Jamie Hemingway, and Michael DeWayne. End the night with a rooftop party featuring screenprinting by Laika Press, a Virtual Reality station, a retro pinball arcade, glow room installation, LiteBrite. Dance party will include an 80s cover band, DJ Peachsprite and Yung Milkcrate. 

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