Future Exhibitions

  • Nevada's Journey from Territory to State
    Wiegand Gallery

    The 36th Star: Nevada's Journey from Territory to State

    August 2, 2014 – November 2, 2014

    In celebration of 150 years of statehood, the Nevada Museum of Art honors the “Battle Born” state with a significant exhibition detailing the journey toward October 31, 1864. This special show features historic treasures from our nation’s capital, including a special 36-hour Nevada Day Weekend presentation of the original Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln, on... more »

  • Wallsprawl
    Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Andrea Zittel: Wallsprawl

    August 13, 2014 – August 16, 2015

    Andrea Zittel’s Wallsprawl #4 (Las Vegas, Next to Nellis Air Force Base), is based on a real aerial photograph of a fringe area where wide-open desert meets large-scale urban development. Zittel grew up in in the West in an isolated rural area that in the span of 16 years became a fully developed suburban matrix complete with a shopping mall. Witnessing this rapid takeover of the... more »

  • Lita Albuquerque
    Contemporary Gallery

    Stellar Axis: Lita Albuquerque

    August 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015

    Lita Albuquerque’s Stellar Axis installation is the first large-scale artwork created in Antarctica. This milestone of contemporary land art, widely acknowledged to be both a stunning and ecologically sensitive intervention on the continent, has received international acclaim. Originally funded by the National Science Foundation, Albuquerque’s Stellar Axis was installed on the Ross... more »

  • Feature Gallery South

    Late Harvest

    September 27, 2014 – January 18, 2015

    Late Harvest juxtaposes contemporary art made with taxidermy with historically significant wildlife paintings, resulting in intriguing parallels and startling aesthetic aesthetic contrasts. The exhibition seeks to simultaneously confirm—through historically-significant wildlife paintings—and subvert—through contemporary art and photography—viewers’ preconceptions of the place... more »