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Hours of Operation
Tuesday January 1, 2019 10 am – 6 pm

Closed in observance of New Years Day

The Museum and Chez Louie will be closed all day New Years Day in observance of the holiday. The restaurant will re-open at 10 am on December 26.

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Group Tours
Wednesday January 2, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday January 3, 2019 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.  Hosted by Great Basin Brewing Company and KTHX Radio, this long-standing gathering welcomes guests and members alike.  Sponsorship by Barrick Gold of North America. Additional support by Whispering Vine Wine Company.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday January 5, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Sunday January 6, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Special Events
Tuesday January 8, 2019 7 – 9 pm

Steep Canyon Rangers

Steep Canyon Rangers aren’t afraid to experiment with the tried-and-true forms of bluegrass and have affirmed their place as one of the most versatile and idiosyncratic bands in all of contemporary American music. The Grammy Award-winning, North Carolina-based sextet has spent nearly two decades bending and shaping the bluegrass aesthetic,

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$35 General
$20 Members

Group Tours
Wednesday January 9, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Thursday January 10, 2019 5 – 6 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 not needed. Included with price of admission / FREE for students with ID  

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Group Tours
Thursday January 10, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Friday January 11, 2019 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

Ongoing Programs
Saturday January 12, 2019 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

The Hands ON! on Second Saturdays program 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

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Group Tours
Saturday January 12, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 13, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Judith and Rocky

Chez louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of artful 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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Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 13, 2019 1 – 3 pm

Sunday with a Senior

NOTE: This program has been canceled. Designed for seniors (ages 60+) who require some additional assistance, this Sunday program invites seniors and their caretakers, family members or special friends for a guided tour and a facilitated hands-on art project. No art experience necessary. Pre-registration recommended.

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$10 General
$6 Members

Group Tours
Sunday January 13, 2019 1 – 2 pm

CANCELED: 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Hours of Operation
Wednesday January 16, 2019 10 am – 6 pm

chez louie closed

Chez Louie will be closed all day today for a private staff event. The restaurant will re-open for regular lunch service tomorrow, Thursday, January 17, at 11:30 am. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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Group Tours
Wednesday January 16, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Thursday January 17, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Saturday January 19, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 20, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of artful 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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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday January 20, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Wednesday January 23, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Thursday January 24, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday January 24, 2019 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

Talks
Thursday January 24, 2019 6 – 8 pm

Smoke Goddess: Judy Chicago on Land Art and the Desert, In Conversation with Philipp Kaiser

Debra and Dennis Scholl Distinguished Speaker Series Join artist and icon Judy Chicago in conversation with curator Philipp Kaiser as they discuss Chicago’s work from the early 1970s and her response to the male-dominated Land Art scene. Chicago’s Atmospheres were pyrotechnic performances with the goal of feminizing the environment and reclaiming

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$20 General
$17 Members

Talks
Friday January 25, 2019 12 – 1 pm

“Laid Bare”: Women Photographers and Land with Brett M. Van Hoesen

Women photographers across geographies and cultures have used the land as an apparatus to formulate ideas about gender, identity, and race as well as a means to critique local and global politics. Van Hoesen will focus on the work of four artists featured in Laid Bare in the Landscape:  Ana

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$10 General
FREE Members
$5 Student

Group Tours
Saturday January 26, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 27, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of artful 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
Sunday January 27, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Wednesday January 30, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Thursday January 31, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Saturday February 2, 2019 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

NV STEAM Conference

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Nevada Museum of Art in partnership with the Desert Research Institute’s Science Alive program, hosts an annual statewide conference to explore best practices in STEAM Education. The NV STEAM Conference is the most important state-wide event for exploring ideas and strategies that incorporate Science, Technology,

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Group Tours
Saturday February 2, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 3, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Mel Wade and Gia

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of artful 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
Sunday February 3, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Wednesday February 6, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday February 6, 2019 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 Director of Education Marisa Cooper for a presentation, discussion and activity based on the Museum’s collections and current exhibitions as they relate to teaching and the Nevada

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday February 7, 2019 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Jelly Bread

Meet friends and explore the galleries at this lively social event featuring live music, performances and specialty refreshments.  Hosted by Great Basin Brewing Company and KTHX Radio, this long-standing gathering welcomes guests and members alike.  Sponsorship by Barrick Gold of North America. Additional support by Whispering Vine Wine Company.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday February 8, 2019 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

Member Events
Friday February 8, 2019 7 – 10 pm

The Contemporaries Present “Love the Loveless”

Join the Museum’s newest membership tier, the Contemporaries for an after-dark total takeover of the Museum School for our “Love the Loveless” pre-Valentine’s event. Get your hands dirty screenprinting broken heart love letters designed by AIGA, get a little naughty in our burlesque drawing session, join us in a round-session

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$20 Contemporaries Member

Ongoing Programs
Saturday February 9, 2019 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

The Hands ON! on Second Saturdays program 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

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Group Tours
Saturday February 9, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Talks
Saturday February 9, 2019 2 – 6 pm

AIGA Presents: Marks of Desire: A Wordmark Workshop with TypeEd

In this workshop, you’ll get a sneak peek into how brand marks shape our culture, lifestyles and purchase habits through the meaning of the graphic details. Marks Of Desire is an intermediate typography workshop where you’ll create a new wordmark by modifying an existing logotype, giving rise to a new

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 10, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Judith and Rocky

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of artful 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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FREE General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 10, 2019 1 – 3 pm

Sunday with a Senior

Designed for seniors (ages 60+) who require some additional assistance, this Sunday program invites seniors and their caretakers, family members or special friends for a guided tour and a facilitated hands-on art project. No art experience necessary. Pre-registration recommended.

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$10 General
$6 Members

Group Tours
Sunday February 10, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Wednesday February 13, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Thursday February 14, 2019 5 – 6 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 not needed. Included with price of admission / FREE for students with ID  

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Group Tours
Thursday February 14, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Talks
Friday February 15, 2019 12 – 1 pm

The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles – A Panel Discussion

The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection presents 94 works from 49 contemporary Aboriginal artists from Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. Traditionally, these poles—named lorrkon in the west and larrakitj in the east—marked the final point in Aboriginal mortuary rites. They signified the

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$12 General
$8 Members
$5 Student

Group Tours
Saturday February 16, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 17, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Tom Stryker

Chez Louie hosts live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.  With a refined menu of artful 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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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday February 17, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Wednesday February 20, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Group Tours
Thursday February 21, 2019 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 6 pm (except First Thursdays). Reservations are

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Special Events
Thursday February 21, 2019 5:30 – 8 pm

Poetry Out Loud Statewide Semifinals

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn

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FREE General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Thursday February 21, 2019 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

Talks
Thursday February 21, 2019 6 – 7 pm

Gallery Talk: Brooke Hodge, of the PSAM discusses “In Conversation: Alma Allen and J.B. Blunk”

Like a blind date, the exhibition “In Conversation: Alma Allen and J.B. Blunk” stages an encounter between two people who never met but whose work and lives share a deep affinity. The work of the artists Alma Allen and J.B. Blunk blurs the line between design and sculpture, with both

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$10 General
FREE Members