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Special Events
Tuesday November 30, 2021 10 am – 6 pm

Members’ Exclusive Presale

Members shop early at the Exclusive Presale – a benefit of membership. Shop November 30 and December 1 for the best selection of jewelry, stationery, home décor, art books, glassware, puzzles, toys and locally made gifts. 20% savings for Museum Members. Shop in-store and online.

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Wednesday December 1, 2021 10 am – 6 pm

Members’ Exclusive Presale

Members shop early at the Exclusive Presale – a benefit of membership. Shop November 30 and December 1 for the best selection of jewelry, stationery, home décor, art books, glassware, puzzles, toys and locally made gifts. 20% savings for Museum Members. Shop in-store and online.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday December 1, 2021 4 – 5:30 pm

Virtual Educator Evening: An Open Dialogue on Critical Race Theory and Inclusivity

Educator Evening is a FREE professional development series hosted virtually each month (excluding January and July) offering state-approved professional development hours for participation. This month we are joined by Dr. Donald Easton-Brooks, Dean of the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno, and an award winning author. Best known

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday December 1, 2021 5:30 – 6:45 pm

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

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Special Events
Thursday December 2, 2021 10 am – 8 pm

Holiday Sale

It only happens once a year – shop the Nevada Museum of Art Holiday Sale. Find jewelry, stationery, home décor, art books, glassware, puzzles, toys and locally made gifts.  10% savings for everyone, 20% savings for Museum Members.  Shop in-store and online.

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Thursday December 2, 2021 4 – 5 pm

Virtual Art Discussion: In Conversation with the Earth

Enjoy looking at a selection of art from the comfort of your home. Join us for a Virtual Art Discussion on Land Art: Expanding the Atlas, Gianfranco Gorgoni: Land Art Photographs and Rose B. Simpson: The Four. Virtual Art Discussions are led by experienced docents that will share interesting perspectives and

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Thursday December 2, 2021 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Cancelled for Dec. 2

First Thursday is cancelled for December 2, 2021. The Museum plans to return First Thursday to its regularly scheduled dates beginning early 2022, depending on the health and safety guidelines for our region. Please continue to this calendar listing for updates.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Friday December 3, 2021 10 am – 6 pm

Holiday Sale

It only happens once a year – shop the Nevada Museum of Art Holiday Sale. Find jewelry, stationery, home décor, art books, glassware, puzzles, toys and locally made gifts.  10% savings for everyone, 20% savings for Museum Members.  Shop in-store and online.

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Friday December 3, 2021 1 – 2 pm

A Closer Look: Landscapes in Nevada

Museum volunteer docents will lead you through current exhibitions, including The Latimer School: Lorenzo Latimer and the Latimer Art Club, facilitating conversations centered around landscapes in Nevada and beyond.   FREE with admission

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday December 4, 2021 10 am – 6 pm

Holiday Sale

It only happens once a year – shop the Nevada Museum of Art Holiday Sale. Find jewelry, stationery, home décor, art books, glassware, puzzles, toys and locally made gifts.  10% savings for everyone, 20% savings for Museum Members.  Shop in-store and online.

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Sunday December 5, 2021 10 am – 6 pm

Holiday Sale

It only happens once a year – shop the Nevada Museum of Art Holiday Sale. Find jewelry, stationery, home décor, art books, glassware, puzzles, toys and locally made gifts.  10% savings for everyone, 20% savings for Museum Members.  Shop in-store and online.

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Tuesday December 7, 2021 6 – 8 pm

Insomnia with Brandon Leake

Brandon Leake, winner of America’s Got Talent Season 15 presents a one-man spoken-word play, that walks through a college senior’s late-night woes, a battle with his own inner demons. Spoken Views Collective, a Northern Nevada spoken word poetry collective will open this program.  VIP Tickets are limited and include a T-Shirt and meet and greet with Brandon Leake

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$30 General
$25 Members

Talks
Thursday December 9, 2021 6 – 7:30 pm

Jack Bacon on The Latimer School

Nevada art specialist Jack Bacon and co-curator of the exhibition The Latimer School will share stories of the Latimer Art Club’s founding members, many of whom came from pioneer families as far afield as Tuscarora, Virginia City, and Carson City.  Jack Bacon will be signing copies of The Latimer School:

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$10 General
FREE Members
FREE Student

Talks
Friday December 10, 2021 12 – 1 pm

Protecting Nevada’s Dark Skies

Join wilderness historian Kirk Peterson from Friends of Nevada Wilderness for a talk that explores some of the most spectacular night skies in the world. Offered in conjunction with The Moon’s Tear: A Desert Night’s Dream Paintings by Sophie Sheppard.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday December 10, 2021 1 – 2:30 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. These monthly sessions are held on the second Friday of each

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday December 11, 2021 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturday: Winter Wonderland and E.L. Cord Museum School Open House

Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation Hands ON! Second Saturdays offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, a docent-guided tour, live performances, and community collaborations. New exhibitions, community collaborations, cultural explorations, guest performances and monthly themes rotate in this engaging series of monthly programs.  SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission

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Group Tours
Saturday December 11, 2021 11 am – noon

Guided Tour

Personalize 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 on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month at 11 am. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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Group Tours
Thursday December 16, 2021 4 – 5 pm

Virtual Art Discussion: Land Art

Enjoy looking at a selection of art from the comfort of your home. Join us for a Virtual Art Discussion on Land Art. Virtual Art Discussions are led by experienced docents that will share interesting perspectives and invite inquiry and discussion.   This program will be hosted on Zoom. A Zoom link

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$10 General
FREE Members

Hours of Operation
Saturday December 25, 2021 10 am – 6 pm

Museum Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

The Museum is closed today in observance of Christmas Day. The Museum will be open Sunday, December 26 from 10 am to 6 pm. 

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