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

Hands ON! Second Saturday – Art on the Map

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 Expeditions” 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 July 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 July 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 July 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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Art Bite
Friday July 19, 2024 12 – 1 pm

Fallen Leaf Lake: Anita Baldwin hosts Maynard Dixon

Maynard Dixon’s longtime friend and patron Anita Baldwin hosted the artist and his photographer-wife Dorothea Lange, and their twin-boys, at her 2,000-acre estate at Fallen Leaf Lake near Lake Tahoe in 1932. Anita was the daughter of E. J. “Lucky” Baldwin, who made his fortune on the Comstock Lode in

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Friday July 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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Special Events
Friday July 19, 2024 7 – 10 pm

Art After Dark: Retro Rewind

Step into a time machine at Art After Dark: Retro Rewind. Join us in the Skyroom for an immersive journey through vibrant eras of the past. Dress up in your favorite vintage attire and experience an evening of art, music, libations and nostalgia at this hands-on event for adults. Take

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Saturday July 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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Saturday July 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 July 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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Sunday July 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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Friday July 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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Saturday July 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 July 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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Talks
Saturday July 27, 2024 4 – 5 pm

Mark Sublette on Maynard Dixon’s American West

Dr. Mark Sublette, owner of the Medicine Man Gallery in Tucson, AZ, is an authority on the life work of western illustrator and artist Maynard Dixon. Join Sublette for a talk that provides an overview of Dixon’s life and work in the American West.

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Special Events
Saturday July 27, 2024 6 – 7 pm

An Evening with Cowboy Musicians Brenn Hill and Andy Hedges

An evening of cowboy poetry and songs of the American West, featuring legendary cowboy musicians Brenn Hill and Andy Hedges. Utah-based Hill blends his voice with bending guitar strings in a performance style all his own, while Texas-based Hedges presents a range of classic cowboy poetry recitations, cowboy songs, and

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 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 July 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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Wednesday July 31, 2024 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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

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Thursday August 1, 2024 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday with Musical Guest Charity Kiss

Meet up with friends for this long-standing monthly tradition of live music, beer, and plenty of fun. Live music hosted by Spike McGuire and presented in partnership with Loud as Folk, a regional singer-songwriter showcase. Hosting partner: IMBIB Custom Brews. Sponsored by: Bighorn Olive Oil Company; Lead With Horses

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Group Tours
Friday August 2, 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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Saturday August 3, 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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Saturday August 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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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 4, 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 August 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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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday August 7, 2024 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening

Educator Evenings are a FREE professional development series offering state-approved professional development hours for participation. Professional development hours are available for participating in the Educator Evenings and issued upon request.   Educator Evenings are sponsored by the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, Bank of America and the Nell J. Redfield Foundation.

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday August 8, 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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Thursday August 8, 2024 5:30 – 7 pm

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. 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

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Ongoing Programs
Friday August 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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Group Tours
Friday August 9, 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 August 10, 2024 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturday – Community Connections

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 Expeditions” 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 August 10, 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 August 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
Sunday August 11, 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 August 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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