Due to construction, Museum parking may be limited at the time of your visit. Look for additional parking in free or metered spaces along nearby streets.

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

Seniors are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum. Enjoy a guided tour and a studio art class. Monthly tours and projects are designed for participants of all levels of experience and offer an engaging and interactive experience. 

Senior Art Afternoon will be hosted in-person in the E.L. Cord Museum School. Advanced registration is required and space is limited. Monthly sessions are offered on the second Thursday and the second Friday of the month. Tour and project will be the same for the Thursday and Friday offerings, but change monthly.

Sponsored by the Leonette Foundation Seniors and Art Endowment.
Additional support provided by City of Reno

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

Seniors are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum. Enjoy a guided tour and a studio art class. Monthly tours and projects are designed for participants of all levels of experience and offer an engaging and interactive experience. 

Senior Art Afternoon will be hosted in-person in the E.L. Cord Museum School. Advanced registration is required and space is limited. Monthly sessions are offered on the second Thursday and the second Friday of the month. Tour and project will be the same for the Thursday and Friday offerings, but change monthly.

Sponsored by the Leonette Foundation Seniors and Art Endowment.
Additional support provided by City of Reno

Hands ON! Second Saturday

Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation Hands ON! Second Saturdays 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 current work on view. New exhibitions, community collaborations, guest performances and monthly themes rotate in this engaging series of monthly programs. 

SCHEDULE 

10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 
10 am – 4 pm | Hands-on Art Projects
10:30 am & 1 pm | Art Expeditions with Bonnie
11 am | Public Tour (adult focus)
11 am & 12:30 pm | Storytelling with Whitney
2 pm & 3 pm | Storytelling with Whitney 

Title sponsorship for Hands ON! Second Saturdays is provided by the Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation.

Hands ON! Second Saturday

Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation Hands ON! Second Saturdays 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 current work on view. New exhibitions, community collaborations, guest performances and monthly themes rotate in this engaging series of monthly programs. 

SCHEDULE 

10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 
10 am – 4 pm | Hands-on Art Projects
10:30 am & 1 pm | Art Expeditions with Bonnie
11 am | Public Tour (adult focus)
11 am & 12:30 pm | Storytelling with Whitney
2 pm & 3 pm | Storytelling with Whitney 

Title sponsorship for Hands ON! Second Saturdays is provided by the Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation.

Turning Pages Book Club: The Yield by Tara June Winch

Join Museum volunteer docents for a discussion of the book The Yield by Tara June Winch, making connections to the current exhibition, We Were Lost in Our Country, and artists featured at the Museum. Participants should have completed the book prior to meeting. Register online for guiding questions that will be discussed at the book club. Arrive early to place a lunch order with the Café! Space is limited, advanced reservations are recommended.

Visit the Museum Shop to purchase The Yield. Members receive a 10% discount on all Shop purchases. 

Turning Pages Book Club: Islands of Abandonment by Cal Flyn

Join Museum volunteer docents for a discussion of the book Islands of Abandonment: Nature Rebound in a Post-Human Landscape by Cal Flyn, making connections to the current exhibition, Nick Larsen: Old Haunts, Lower Reaches, and artists featured at the Museum. Participants should have completed the book prior to meeting. Register online for guiding questions that will be discussed at the book club. Arrive early to place a lunch order with the Café! Space is limited, advanced reservations are recommended.

Visit the Museum Shop to purchase Islands of Abandonment. Members receive a 10% discount on all Shop purchases. 

Virtual Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Educators are invited to these FREE monthly informative roundtables incorporating and following the Educator Evenings. These Zoom discussions provide participants an opportunity to further discuss the presented topics as they relate to early childhood education.

Please register for the ECE Roundtable.  The zoom link for the Roundtable will be sent with your registration confirmation. For questions, please contact Leah Sanders, Educational Consultant or Terry Randolph, Program Manager, Truckee River Child Development Center.

Nevada Registry approved (2 hours for completing the Educator Evening and ECE Roundtable) or CEU credit hours are available.

Virtual Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Educators are invited to these FREE monthly informative roundtables incorporating and following the Educator Evenings. These Zoom discussions provide participants an opportunity to further discuss the presented topics as they relate to early childhood education.

Please register for the ECE Roundtable.  The zoom link for the Roundtable will be sent with your registration confirmation. For questions, please contact Leah Sanders, Educational Consultant or Terry Randolph, Program Manager, Truckee River Child Development Center.

Nevada Registry approved (2 hours for completing the Educator Evening and ECE Roundtable) or CEU credit hours are available.

In-Person Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Educators are invited to these FREE monthly informative in-person roundtables which provide participants an opportunity to interact with art and each other. A hands-on workshop directed by Museum Educators will be integrated into each meeting. Meetings in the Museum allow a different exhibition to become the focus for discussion to support children’s learning through creative play in diverse early childhood settings. It is a time for uncommon conversations.

Please register for the ECE Roundtable. For questions, please contact Leah Sanders, Educational Consultant or Terry Randolph, Program Manager, Truckee River Child Development Center.

Nevada Registry approved (1.5 hours for completing the Educator Evening and ECE Roundtable) or CEU credit hours are available.

In-Person Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Educators are invited to these FREE monthly informative in-person roundtables which provide participants an opportunity to interact with art and each other. A hands-on workshop directed by Museum Educators will be integrated into each meeting. Meetings in the Museum allow a different exhibition to become the focus for discussion to support children’s learning through creative play in diverse early childhood settings. It is a time for uncommon conversations.

Please register for the ECE Roundtable. For questions, please contact Leah Sanders, Educational Consultant or Terry Randolph, Program Manager, Truckee River Child Development Center.

Nevada Registry approved (1.5 hours for completing the Educator Evening and ECE Roundtable) or CEU credit hours are available.