Events

  • Ongoing Programs

    Barrio Block Party

    Saturday July 8, 2017 / 10 am – 6 pm

    Presented by Bank of America

    Join us for a blowout summer block party! Enjoy a free day at the Museum, live performances, food and craft vendors and hands-on art projects. Have your face painted, tour the galleries, drop in the E.L. Cord Museum School for free art projects while enjoying the sounds of live music! Activities run from 10 am – 4 pm. FREE admission to the Museum continues until 6 pm.

    EXHIBITIONS
    View Miradas: Ancient Roots in Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art, works from the Bank of America Collection , and City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man.

    FOOD TRUCKS
    Kenji’s | Lazy Sundae Ice Cream Truck | St. Lawrence Pizza | La Favorita

    FUN
    Rock Climbing Wall | Face Painting | Tissue Paper Flowers | Drop-in Drawing | Printed Postcards hosted by the Holland Project | Hula-hooping and Sidewalk Chalk | Fish Flower Press Bicycle Press

    MEET THE ARTIST
    Meet the artist, Peter Hazel, and see his maquette of the large-scale Burning Man sculpture “Bloom.” Join him and help create a gift for Burning Man this year. Learn more about Bloom and how you can help be a part of the project here.

    MUSIC
    Live Music by Ritmo Ardiente | Performances by Danza De Matlachines Guadalupana | DJ by Amplified Entertainment

    GYPSY GETAWAY WAGONS
    Collaborative Painting Project

    ART MART VENDORS
    Eastern Slopes Clay Works | Elevation Hoops | Faith Colors | Grace Hayes | Infinite Glass | Jiggler Designs | Barbara Kallestad | Louise Noel Silk Paintings | Meridian Press | Pottery by Leigh | Rock NV Jewelry | Shelby McAuliffe | Sierra Essentials | Tahoe Teas | Wild Sierra Soap

    Lead sponsorship for the Hands ON! program through 2024 is provided by the Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation. Additional sponsorship by NV Energy, the Sato Foundation, the Thomas P. Raley Foundation, US Bank, and the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission. Free admission on Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation. Media sponsorship by Entravision and El Sol de Nevada.


Exhibitions

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    Nightingale Sky Room

    View from the Playa: Photographs by Eleanor Preger

    through February 18, 2018

    A decade ago, Eleanor Preger never imagined herself taking photographs at Burning Man. Highlights of this Incline Village-based photographer’s work will be on view... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains

    through May 11, 2018

    Across the desert south of Las Vegas, Nevada, rises a large, colorful anomaly. Seven colossal stone forms defy gravity with their teetering formations. The... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Trevor Paglen: Orbital Reflector

    through September 30, 2018

    The fourteen-foot diameter Mylar balloon hanging in the Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall is a model for a future artwork by contemporary artist Trevor... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Andrea Zittel: Wallsprawl

    through December 31, 2018

    Andrea Zittel’s Wallsprawl #4 (Las Vegas, Next to Nellis Air Force Base), is based on an aerial photograph of the southern Nevada military installation known... more »

    Included with Admission

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    E. L. Wiegand Gallery

    History of Transportation: A Mural Study by Helen Lundeberg

    through January 6, 2019

    A highlight of the E.L. Wiegand Work Ethic Collection, American artist Helen Lundeberg’s History of Transportation traces a progression of labor from the Native... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Carol Franc Buck Gallery

    The Nuclear Landscape

    through January 6, 2019

    Nevada’s past and future are closely intertwined with the nuclear history and politics of the United States. Under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department... more »

    Included with Admission

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    Ina Mae and Raymond Rude Gallery

    Art of the Greater West

    through January 6, 2019

    The Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Art of the Greater West Collection at the Nevada Museum of Art aims to make connections between artistic... more »

    Included with Admission