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Group Tours
January 22, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour – Wednesday

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 Saturdays at 1 pm, Sundays at 1 pm; Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 5 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
January 23, 2020 5 – 6 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday

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 Saturdays at 1 pm, Sundays at 1 pm; Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 5 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Film
January 23, 2020 6 – 8 pm

And With Him Came The West: A Film About Wyatt Earp

After the moment of the gunfight at the OK Corral in late 1881, Wyatt Earp became famous in his own time. He was already known within the western territories as a tough lawman. The gunfight represented the epitome of what the wild west stood for: good guys against bad guys

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$10 General
$8 Members
$8 Student

Art Bite
January 24, 2020 12 – 1 pm

Hollywood and the Wild West

The mythos of the Wild West has long inspired the nation.  During the 30s and 40s, America’s appetite for films about the West seemed insatiable.   In answer, the big studios created a steady stream of big budget Western films with established stars.  Meanwhile, on the back lots of mini studios

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$10 General
FREE Members
FREE Student

Group Tours
January 25, 2020 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday

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 Saturdays at 1 pm, Sundays at 1 pm; Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 5 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
January 26, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Judith Ames

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of creative dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar, Sunday Music Brunch is the perfect precursor to an afternoon in the galleries. Museum members receive a 10% savings. Reservations strongly encouraged at

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Group Tours
January 26, 2020 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday

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 Saturdays at 1 pm, Sundays at 1 pm; Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 5 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
January 29, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour – Wednesday

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 Saturdays at 1 pm, Sundays at 1 pm; Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 5 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
January 30, 2020 5 – 6 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday

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 Saturdays at 1 pm, Sundays at 1 pm; Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; and Thursdays at 5 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
January 30, 2020 6 – 7 pm

Shootin’ from the Hip with Michael Mikel

NOTE: This program is now sold out. Historian, futurist and co-founder of Burning Man, Michael Mikel brings his unique counter-culture ideologies and personal investigations on a series of guided tours through Decorative Arms: Treasures from the Robert M. Lee Collection. Known on the Playa as “Danger Ranger” Mikel draws on his

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$10 General
FREE Members
$8 Student

Art Bite
January 31, 2020 12 – 1 pm

Cinematic Storytelling: Dance, Film and Motion

Stories come to life through the art of cinema. Join us for a discussion about the art of filmmaking with Elspeth Summers and James Coleman from Tweaking Reality Studios as they discuss their creative process with collaborator Caitlin McCarty of the local dance company Collateral and Co. Program will include

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$10 General
FREE Members
FREE Student

Ongoing Programs
February 1, 2020 8 am – 5 pm

WAITLIST: NV STEAM 2020

WAIT LIST The NV STEAM Conference is SOLD OUT. Please register to be placed on the WAIT LIST.  You will receive an email as spots become available.   

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Group Tours
February 1, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
February 2, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Erika Paul

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of creative dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar, Sunday Music Brunch is the perfect precursor to an afternoon in the galleries. Museum members receive a 10% savings. Reservations strongly encouraged at

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Group Tours
February 2, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
February 5, 2020 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evenings

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Senior Vice President, Education Marisa Cooper for a presentation, discussion and activity based on the Museum’s collections and current exhibitions as they relate to teaching and

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Talks
February 6, 2020 11 am – noon

The Embellishment of Firearms: An Art of its Own

From the beginning, handheld guns have invited the development and application of a wide range of ornamental design and techniques. Far from conforming slavishly to the prevailing conventions in the decorative arts, guns played an important part in establishing original trends and styles, encouraging great artists to demonstrate their full

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$12 General
$8 Members
$5 Student

Group Tours
February 6, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
February 6, 2020 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Judith, Rocky, and Friends

Meet friends and explore the galleries at this lively social event featuring live music, performances and specialty refreshments.  Powered by Tesla and hosted by KTHX Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company, this long-standing gathering welcomes guests and members alike.  Wine sponsored by Whispering Vine Wine Company.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
February 6, 2020 7:30 – 9 pm

Tom Russell in Concert

NOTE: Tickets to this event are now sold out. Singer songwriter, painter, essayist – Tom Russell has recorded 35 highly acclaimed records and published five books. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, K.D. Lang, Joe Ely, and numerous others. Rolling Stone has dubbed Russell the “greatest living folk-country

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$40 General
$30 Members

Group Tours
February 7, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
February 8, 2020 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays – Wild Hearts

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 artwork while engaging in a dialogue about key pieces.  New exhibitions,

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Group Tours
February 8, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
February 9, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of creative dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar, Sunday Music Brunch is the perfect precursor to an afternoon in the galleries. Museum members receive a 10% savings. Reservations strongly encouraged at

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Group Tours
February 9, 2020 11 am – noon

Shootin’ from the Hip with Michael Mikel

Historian, futurist and co-founder of Burning Man, Michael Mikel brings his unique counter-culture ideologies and personal investigations on a series of guided tours through Decorative Arms: Treasures from the Robert M. Lee Collection. Known on the Playa as “Danger Ranger” Mikel draws on his Texas roots and love of the West

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$10 General
FREE Members
$8 Student

Group Tours
February 9, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Group Tours
February 13, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Special Events
February 13, 2020 6:30 – 9 pm

Collateral & Co. presents “The Space Above: Dance, Film and Poetry”

Join us for a multimedia dance work presented by Collateral & Co. in collaboration with Tweaking Reality Studios. Featuring dance film by Tweaking Reality Studios, poetry by Valerie Padovani, light installations by Jared Clemmensen and choreography by Reno based contemporary dance company, Collateral & Co., and NY based choreographer, Leisa

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$20 General
$15 Members
$10 Student

Ongoing Programs
February 14, 2020 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 along with light refreshments. 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

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$10 General
$6 Members

Group Tours
February 14, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Group Tours
February 15, 2020 10:30 – 11:30 am

Curious Kids Family Tour

Join us for a Museum adventure designed to spark curiosity. Families with children (ages 5+) can investigate the artworks in the galleries and explore the outdoor sculptures under the guidance of one of the Museum’s docents. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Group Tours
February 15, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
February 16, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: David Lewis

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of creative dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar, Sunday Music Brunch is the perfect precursor to an afternoon in the galleries. Museum members receive a 10% savings. Reservations strongly encouraged at

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Group Tours
February 16, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Group Tours
February 16, 2020 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Gallery Conversations in Spanish

Join us for a feature gallery tour and informal conversation completely in Spanish. Designed for native and non-native Spanish speakers alike. Reservations are recommended. FREE with admission / FREE for students with ID  

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Group Tours
February 20, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
February 20, 2020 5:45 – 7:30 pm

Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Educators are invited to these FREE monthly informative roundtables, which provide participants an opportunity to interact with art and each other. Each month, a different exhibition becomes the focus for discussion to support children’s learning through creative play in diverse early childhood settings. Registration is required. For questions, please contact Leah Sanders, Educational Consultant or

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FREE Members

Group Tours
February 21, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Guided Tour

Ever wonder what you’re looking at in the galleries? Personalize and enrich your visit with a guided tour. Tours are provided by an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable core of docents. Reservations are recommended.  FREE with admission

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FREE Members

Special Events
February 21, 2020 6 – 8 pm

Scholastic Art Awards 2020 Gold Key Works Opening Reception

Join us in celebrating the Gold Key award-winning students of 2020 and the opening of their exhibition at the Holland Project gallery at 140 Vesta Street in Reno.  FREE Admission  

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