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Ongoing Programs
Friday April 12, 2024 1 – 3 pm

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

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Group Tours
Friday April 12, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Saturday April 13, 2024 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturday – Life in Miniature

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

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Group Tours
Saturday April 13, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday April 13, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday April 14, 2024 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch at the Café is the perfect precursor to an afternoon exploring our galleries. Chef Colin Smith has updated the menu to include an eclectic array of options from traditional breakfast fare to lunch options–both of which pair nicely with juice, coffee, champagne or a mimosa. Doors open at

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Group Tours
Sunday April 14, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Talks
Thursday April 18, 2024 6 – 7 pm

Thought on Tap: Building Education and Research Bridges

Join the Museum and the University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts and Core Humanities Program for “Thought On Tap,” the collaborative public engagement series. In this episode, the Museum and University faculty will discuss plans and opportunities for collaborative education and research in the new Charles and Stacie

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Group Tours
Friday April 19, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday April 20, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday April 20, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday April 21, 2024 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch at the Café is the perfect precursor to an afternoon exploring our galleries. Chef Colin Smith has updated the menu to include an eclectic array of options from traditional breakfast fare to lunch options–both of which pair nicely with juice, coffee, champagne or a mimosa. Doors open at

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Group Tours
Sunday April 21, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Talks
Thursday April 25, 2024 6 – 7 pm

Writing the Western Landscape: A Poetry Reading and Discussion

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Nevada Poet Laureate Emerita Gailmarie Pahmeier, longtime Nevada poet Shaun Griffin, and UNR professor and poet-scholar Ann Keniston for a reading and conversation about the challenges and rewards of writing about the U.S. West in the context of Maynard Dixon’s seldom-discussed landscape poems.  About the Poets:  Shaun

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Group Tours
Friday April 26, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday April 27, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday April 27, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday April 28, 2024 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch at the Café is the perfect precursor to an afternoon exploring our galleries. Chef Colin Smith has updated the menu to include an eclectic array of options from traditional breakfast fare to lunch options–both of which pair nicely with juice, coffee, champagne or a mimosa. Doors open at

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Group Tours
Sunday April 28, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday May 1, 2024 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening: Using Art and Social Studies to Explore Cannupa Hanksa Luger: Speechless

Join Colin Robertson, Charles N. Mathewson Senior Vice President of Education and Research, and Megan Bellister, Nell J. Redfield Curator of Learning and Engagement, for a presentation and discussion with educators about the exhibition Cannupa Hanksa Luger: Speechless and Nevada Academic Content Standards for social studies. Presentation followed by a

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday May 2, 2024 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday with Musical Guest Mel & Gia

First Thursday returns loud and proud with live music presented in partnership with Loud As Folk, a regional singer-songwriter showcase. Meet up with friends for this long-standing monthly tradition of live music, beer and plenty of fun.    Hosting partner: IMBIB Custom Brews

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Talks
Friday May 3, 2024 12 – 1 pm

Labor, Race, and Maynard Dixon’s Boulder Dam Suite (Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Program)

Maynard Dixon’s trips through Northern and Southern Nevada between 1901 and 1939 resulted in hundreds of sketches, paintings, and poems. Join award-winning art historian Dr. John Ott of James Madison University, for a discussion on Dixon’s representation of laborers during the construction of the Boulder Dam in the early 1930s. 

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Group Tours
Friday May 3, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday May 4, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday May 4, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday May 5, 2024 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch at the Café is the perfect precursor to an afternoon exploring our galleries. Chef Colin Smith has updated the menu to include an eclectic array of options from traditional breakfast fare to lunch options–both of which pair nicely with juice, coffee, champagne or a mimosa. Doors open at

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Group Tours
Sunday May 5, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday May 9, 2024 1 – 3 pm

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

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday May 9, 2024 5:30 – 7 pm

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

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Art Bite
Friday May 10, 2024 12 – 1 pm

Griff Durham on Maynard Dixon’s 1901 Nevada Horseback Journey

In 1901, Maynard Dixon and his artist-friend Edward Borein rode horseback from Oakland, California, into Carson City, Nevada, on the first leg of an epic thousand-mile-ride through the northern Great Basin. Along the way, both men sketched and studied cowboy life and the ranches they visited. Join Griff Durham as

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Ongoing Programs
Friday May 10, 2024 1 – 3 pm

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

More Info
Group Tours
Friday May 10, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Saturday May 11, 2024 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturday – Reimagining Found Objects

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

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Group Tours
Saturday May 11, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Saturday May 11, 2024 2 – 3 pm

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday May 12, 2024 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch at the Café is the perfect precursor to an afternoon exploring our galleries. Chef Colin Smith has updated the menu to include an eclectic array of options from traditional breakfast fare to lunch options–both of which pair nicely with juice, coffee, champagne or a mimosa. Doors open at

More Info
Group Tours
Sunday May 12, 2024 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Enrich your experience with a guided tour. A docent will guide you through the galleries, offering insight and history to the artwork on view. Guided tours are offered Fridays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11 am and 2 pm, and Sundays at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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