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Ongoing Programs
Sunday March 1, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Jill Cohn

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday March 1, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed.  Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday March 4, 2015 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson on March 4th for a presentation, discussion and activity based on highlights from No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting

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Group Tours
Thursday April 16, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed.  Free with admission.

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Film
Thursday April 16, 2015 6 – 8 pm

Best of / Shorts from the 2014 Rural Route Film Festival

Ten short films ranging from 3 to 16 minutes in length explore themes of rural life and experiences, including the acclaimed film White Earth, winner of a 2014 Student Academy Award, a visually-stunning portrait of the North Dakota oil boom told from a young boy’s perspective. Other films include Lomax,

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$7 General
$5 Members

Special Events
Friday April 17, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: DOUBLE DISCOUNT DAYS

Enjoy a 3-day sale created exclusively for Museum Members!  Receive 20% off all regularly priced merchandise in the store – double the usual 10%. This is the time to buy that perfect piece of jewelry or piece of art you have had your eye on. Come with your list of upcoming

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Art Bite
Friday April 17, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Erika Harrsch on The Monarch Paradigm and United States of North America

Artist Erika Harrsch discusses the intersections between art and public engagement in her work on display in the museum and the pop-up art performances happening throughout the community.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Talks
Friday April 17, 2015 6 – 7:30 pm

The Folk & the Lore: Geeky Reno

From the creative mind of Jessi LeMay comes the storytelling and narrative film-making project The Folk & the Lore. This multimedia project aims to collect, archive, and tell stories from Reno and throughout the region through photography, short films, and live storytelling events that will be held regularly at the

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$12 General
$8 Members

Special Events
Saturday April 18, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: DOUBLE DISCOUNT DAYS

Enjoy a 3-day sale created exclusively for Museum Members!  Receive 20% off all regularly priced merchandise in the store – double the usual 10%. This is the time to buy that perfect piece of jewelry or piece of art you have had your eye on. Come with your list of upcoming

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Group Tours
Saturday April 18, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday April 19, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Sunday April 19, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: DOUBLE DISCOUNT DAYS

Enjoy a 3-day sale created exclusively for Museum Members!  Receive 20% off all regularly priced merchandise in the store – double the usual 10%. This is the time to buy that perfect piece of jewelry or piece of art you have had your eye on. Come with your list of upcoming

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Group Tours
Sunday April 19, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed.  Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday May 14, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Thursday May 14, 2015 6 – 8 pm

Thursday Flight Nights with chez louie

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Guests will enjoy a wine and food pairing selected and prepared by our head chef in the intimate setting of chez louie. Enjoy three appetizers paired with three carefully selected wines. Join us early at 6 pm for a free docent-guided tour of the Museum’s current

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$38 General
$32 Members

Group Tours
Saturday May 16, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Saturday May 16, 2015 6 – 8 pm

The Folk & the Lore: Wanderlust

From the creative mind of Jessi LeMay comes the storytelling and narrative filmmaking project The Folk & the Lore. This multimedia project aims to collect, archive, and tell stories from Reno and throughout the region through photography, short films, and live storytelling events that will be held regularly at the

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday May 17, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday May 17, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday May 17, 2015 3 – 4:30 pm

More Than Honey

Fifty years ago, Einstein had already insisted on the symbiotic relationship binding bees as pollen gatherers to mankind: “If bees were to disappear from the globe,” he predicted, “mankind would only have four years left to live.” Over the past 15 years, colonies of bees have collapsed around the world,

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Thursday May 21, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Thursday May 21, 2015 6 – 7:30 pm

3-Minute Film Competition Screening

Budding filmmakers of all ages were invited to submit films for the annual 3-Minute Film Competition. Join the Holland Project, KNPB and the Nevada Museum of Art in a screening of the top films selected by a team of jurors.  Participate in the process by casting your vote for your

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$5 General
$5 Members

Special Events
Thursday May 21, 2015 6:30 – 9 pm

Wine Tasters Dinner: A Tour of Spain with chez louie

Join chez louie’s head chef and a special guest sommelier for a three-course dinner and wine journey. Guests will enjoy a menu inspired by Spain and will savor the rich flavors of hand selected Spanish wines in an intimate setting. Preregistration is required and is non-refundable. Event is limited to

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$75 General
$70 Members

Art Bite
Friday May 22, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Meet the Artist: Michelle Lassaline

The central theme of artist Michelle Lassaline’s work can be described by the Portuguese word saudade, which roughly translates to “homesickness,” but also carries the meaning of invented memories. For example, you may feel saudade for your childhood home, a place much grander in your memory than the building that

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday May 23, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday May 24, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday May 24, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday May 28, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Saturday May 30, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday May 31, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Danny Sturtevant

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday May 31, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday June 3, 2015 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 Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity based on Betsabeé Romero: En Tránsito and Erika Harrsch: The Monarch Paradigm – Migration

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday June 4, 2015 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Mark Sexton Band

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday June 6, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 7, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Mel Wade

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday June 7, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday June 7, 2015 3 – 4:30 pm

Born To Fly

Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company form a motley troupe of flyers and crashers. Propelled by Streb’s edict that “anything too safe is not action,” these daredevils challenge the assumptions of art, aging, injury, gender, and human possibility. BORN TO FLY: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity traces the evolution

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Thursday June 11, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday June 12, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Tamara Kostianovsky on After Goya

Join artist Tamara Kostianovsky for a presentation about her installation, After Goya, inspired by a still life painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya, and the history and culture of Jewish Argentina.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday June 12, 2015 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday June 13, 2015 10 am – 4 pm

Barrio Block Party and Hands ON! Second Saturday

Join us for a blowout summer kick-off block party! Enjoy a free day at the Museum, live performances, food and craft vendors and hands-on art projects. Watch as we create original woodblock prints using an industrial asphalt roller. Make colorful tissue paper flowers and papel picado and enjoy the sounds

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday June 13, 2015 1 – 2 pm

No Guided Tour Today

Please join us at the Museum’s Barrio Block Party today. Admission is free along with live music and activities. There will be no public tour offered on this day. 

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 14, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Chuck Hughes Band

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday June 14, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday June 18, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday June 18, 2015 6 – 7 pm

AIGA Presents: Ken Carbone: “Successful Entrepreneurship by Design”

Start-ups are all the rage, but for every Warby Parker, GoPro or Uber success, there are thousands of “Friendster” gravestones out there. How does today’s entrepreneur balance risk and rewards? What defines a successful brand? Why is design the key to winning? At twenty¬five, Ken Carbone chose to “roll the

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$15 General
$12 Members

Talks
Friday June 19, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Larry Mitchell on 1 Degree Centigrade

Australian artist Larry Mitchell talks about his large-scale paintings, sketchbooks, and ephemera in 1?Centigrade, an exhibition documenting the South Pacific island communities he’s spent his career depicting in his art.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday June 20, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 21, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday June 21, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday June 21, 2015 3 – 4:30 pm

Most Likely to Succeed

Our education system was perfectly designed…to prepare workers for routine jobs that no longer exist. As we try to out-drill and out-test Korea we are leaving millions of young adults ill-prepared, uninspired and lacking the skills they need to thrive in an innovation economy. Most Likely to Succeed takes an

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Thursday June 25, 2015 6 – 7 pm

CANCELLED: Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Thursday June 25, 2015 6:30 – 9 pm

Wine Tasters Dinner: A Tour of the Napa Valley with chez louie

This event is now sold out. Join chez louie’s head chef and a special guest sommelier for a three-course dinner and wine journey. Guests will enjoy a menu inspired by California’s Napa Valley and will savor the rich flavors of hand selected wines from the Napa Valley region in an

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$75 General
$70 Members

Group Tours
Saturday June 27, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 28, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday June 28, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday July 2, 2015 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Guitar Woody and The Boilers featuring Melanie Hammond

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 5, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Judith Rocky

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 5, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday July 9, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday July 9, 2015 6 – 7 pm

JoAnne Northrup and Betsabee Romero: A Dialogue About En Transíto

Mexican artist Betsabee Romero discusses themes of delight, history, food, and literature that inform the installations in her exhibition En Transíto in a dialogue with Director of Contemporary Art Inititatives, JoAnne Norhrup. Learn about the themes of magical realism that inform her artwork commemorating the life and work of Colombian

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Friday July 10, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Art P.E. with Leilani Schweitzer: Let’s Talk About Color, Baby!

Reno artist Leilani Schweitzer makes extraordinary installations using deceptively simple materials: last season’s paint chips from paint manufacturers. Come hear about the inspiration for her work, and the evolution of her thinking about color. You might learn how to see better.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday July 10, 2015 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday July 11, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission and activities at the Museum and participate hands-on art projects and storytelling. SCHEDULE 10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Relief Printing Patterns10 am – 4 pm | Japanese Koi Kites10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 11, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Saturday July 11, 2015 6 – 8 pm

The Folk & The Lore: Something from Nothing, Stories of the Creative Process

From the creative mind of Jessi LeMay comes the storytelling and narrative filmmaking project The Folk & the Lore. This multimedia project aims to collect, archive, and tell stories from Reno and throughout the region through photography, short films, and live storytelling events that will be held regularly at the

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 12, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Chuck Hughes Band

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 12, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday July 12, 2015 3 – 4:30 pm

Even Though the Whole World is Burning

The film explores the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet W.S. Merwin. Now in his 87th year, Merwin has dedicated over three decades to preserving and regenerating native plants and palms on a 19-acre site on the north shore of Maui, Hawaii. Called the Merwin Conservancy, the preserve holds

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Thursday July 16, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Thursday July 16, 2015 6 – 7:30 pm

Architecture & Design Film Festival

Celebrate architecture and the built environment with the Museum and the Black Rock Design Institute through a series of fun and interesting short films exploring architecture and urban design. Networking hour with beer provided by Silver Peak Brewery at 5pm. Films follow at 6pm.

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$7 General
$5 Members

Talks
Friday July 17, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Connecting with Nature in an Urban Environment

The Nature Conservancy collaborated with Downtown Project, Iowa State University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas designers to build a 120-square-foot parklet in Las Vegas. The parklet—a tiny intervention called “The Waiting Game” in the downtown district—is a public place for relaxation and enjoyment that transforms a parking space

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 18, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 19, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 19, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Thursday July 23, 2015 4 – 9 pm

MidTown Art Walk

The annual Midtown Art Walk showcases the unexpected culture of our city’s midtown district. By pairing artists with local merchants, this event stirs up senses with a variety of art, food and live performances. Walk through one of the unique shops and take wonder in the work of local photographers.

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FREE General

Talks
Friday July 24, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

The Ecologies of Erika Harrsch’s Monarch Butterflies

Before Erika Harrsch’s exhibition The Butterfly Paradigm closes, join UNR lepidopterists (butterfly scientists) for a discussion of the ecology, habitat, behaviors, and challenges facing Monarch butterflies as a species, a key element of her artistic practice.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday July 25, 2015 8 – 10 pm

Vegas Magazine presents An Evening Benefiting the Nevada Museum of Art

NOTE: This event takes place in Las Vegas, NV. Join Vegas Magazine in celebration of the Summer Art Issue featuring artist J.K. Russ. The evening’s festivities benefit the Nevada Museum of Art. Where: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas // P3Studio | Level 3, Eastside | 3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 26, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Wednesday July 29, 2015 1 – 4 pm

Sit and Sketch

Join E.L. Cord Museum School instructor, Jerry Stinson, in a fun and casual setting exploring basic drawing materials. Weekly drop-in drawing sessions inside the newly renovated E.L. Cord Museum School will give participants of all ages an opportunity to experiment with a variety of dry media, sketch from arranged still

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Talks
Wednesday July 29, 2015 1:30 – 6:30 pm

State of the Arts

This forum will convene members of the arts community to generate meaningful discussion surrounding the state of the region’s cultural anchors, and to identify areas of opportunity. Panel discussion from 1:30 – 5 pm, followed by a reception from 5 – 6:30 pm. Sponsored and co-presented by the Community Foundation

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FREE General
FREE Members

Hours of Operation
Thursday July 30, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Friday July 31, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Talks
Friday July 31, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Lee Gibson on Reimagining the Virginia Street Corridor

Efforts to connect creative communities through art, design, and transit are blossoming across the country, and Reno-Sparks is doing similar work right in line with these nationwide efforts. RTC Executive Director Lee Gibson talks about the creative threads informing the Virginia Street Corridor transit project to improve community access to

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$10 General
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Hours of Operation
Saturday August 1, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 2, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Jill Cohn

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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Hours of Operation
Sunday August 2, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Film
Sunday August 2, 2015 3 – 4:30 pm

Sit, Stay, Ride

This feature-length documentary tells the stories of 15 dogs and their owners, from the military veteran riding cross-country with his dog Hercules to visit war memorials, to European immigrants exploring the open road with their two beagles, it’s a fun movie that combines two things almost everyone will love. Across

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$7 General
$5 Members

Special Events
Wednesday August 5, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Wednesday August 5, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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FREE General

Ongoing Programs
Wednesday August 5, 2015 1 – 4 pm

Sit and Sketch

Join E.L. Cord Museum School instructor, Jerry Stinson, in a fun and casual setting exploring basic drawing materials. Weekly drop-in drawing sessions inside the newly renovated E.L. Cord Museum School will give participants of all ages an opportunity to experiment with a variety of dry media, sketch from arranged still

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday August 5, 2015 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 Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity based on visual learning and the upcoming exhibition Tahoe: A Visual History as it

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Special Events
Thursday August 6, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Thursday August 6, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday August 6, 2015 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: The Socks

Grab a drink and groove to the live music. *Please note, the Museum’s 2nd and 3rd floor galleries are closed as we are installing the exhibition Tahoe: A Visual History. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio

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$10 General
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Special Events
Friday August 7, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Friday August 7, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Talks
Friday August 7, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Bob Anderson and Lyndsey Schultz on the Tahoe Rim Trail

Bob Anderson and Lyndsey Schultz take attendees on a virtual tour of the 170 mile Tahoe Rim Trail, highlighting connections to the history of the Lake Tahoe Basin and to the upcoming exhibition Tahoe: A Visual History. Includes a preview of the exhibition-themed hikes scheduled in September and October.

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Ongoing Programs
Saturday August 8, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

LITTLE BURNERS Enjoy free admission and activities at the Museum and participate hands-on art projects and storytelling. SCHEDULE10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Nature Prints – Theater Lobby10 am – 4 pm | Hula Hoops, Chalk Art and Music –

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Special Events
Saturday August 8, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Saturday August 8, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 9, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Molly Seals

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Sunday August 9, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Sunday August 9, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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FREE General

Special Events
Monday August 10, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Special Events
Tuesday August 11, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Special Events
Wednesday August 12, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Wednesday August 12, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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FREE General

Ongoing Programs
Wednesday August 12, 2015 1 – 4 pm

Sit and Sketch

Join E.L. Cord Museum School instructor, Jerry Stinson, in a fun and casual setting exploring basic drawing materials. Weekly drop-in drawing sessions inside the newly renovated E.L. Cord Museum School will give participants of all ages an opportunity to experiment with a variety of dry media, sketch from arranged still

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Special Events
Thursday August 13, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Thursday August 13, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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FREE General

Talks
Thursday August 13, 2015 6 – 7:30 pm

Skeeno in Black & White: Kevin Seconds and the Reno Punk Scene

Join us for an evening of words and film as Kevin Seconds of the internationally-renowned band 7 Seconds reminisces about the early days of Reno’s vibrant and ultra-independent punk and hardcore scene of the early ’80s and his band’s role in it. Sure to be both funny and passionate, the

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$12 General
$8 Members

Special Events
Friday August 14, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Friday August 14, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Talks
Friday August 14, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Meet the Artist: Katie Lewis

Reno artist Katie Lewis’s work visualizes different kinds of data she compiles about her own life—physical sensations, the number of steps she takes each day—and then transforms the data into visual accumulations of pins, thread, paper, and graphite.

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Ongoing Programs
Friday August 14, 2015 1 – 3 pm

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

Seniors are invited to spend the afternoon in the E.L. Cord Museum School. Enjoy a studio art class creating bas-relief clay garden stones along with light refreshments. Art projects are designed for participants of all levels of experience and offer an engaging and interactive experience. These monthly sessions are held

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$7 General
$6 Members

Special Events
Saturday August 15, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE YARD SALE

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Hours of Operation
Saturday August 15, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 16, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE Members

Hours of Operation
Sunday August 16, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours. 

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Hours of Operation
Wednesday August 19, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

ALL GALLERIES CLOSED THROUGH AUG. 21

All galleries will be closed today for the installation of Tahoe: A Visual History, opening to the public on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  The Museum Store, chez louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.  PLEASE NOTE: Friday, August 21, the entire museum will be

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday August 19, 2015 1 – 4 pm

Sit and Sketch

Join E.L. Cord Museum School instructor, Jerry Stinson, in a fun and casual setting exploring basic drawing materials. Weekly drop-in drawing sessions inside the newly renovated E.L. Cord Museum School will give participants of all ages an opportunity to experiment with a variety of dry media, sketch from arranged still

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Hours of Operation
Friday August 21, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED

The Museum is closed in preparation for the opening of Tahoe: A Visual History.  Please join us when the galleries open at 10 am on Saturday, August 22. 

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Talks
Saturday August 22, 2015 10:30 – 11:30 am

Maya Lin: What is Missing and Lake Tahoe

Artist and architect Maya Lin describes her memorial project What is Missing? and its relationship to her commissioned artworks featured in the exhibition.

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$15 General
$10 Members

Talks
Saturday August 22, 2015 10:30 – 11:30 am

Overflow Seating: Maya Lin: What is Missing and Lake Tahoe

A limited number of overflow seats in a simulcast space for the talk by artist and architect Maya Lin are now available. Don’t miss her talk as she describes her memorial project What is Missing? and its relationship to her commissioned artworks featured in the exhibition Tahoe: A Visual History.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday August 22, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Member Events
Saturday August 22, 2015 6 – 9 pm

Members Premiere – Tahoe: A Visual History

This event is an exclusive benefit to current Museum members.  Meet artists, curators, and scholars contributing to Tahoe: A Visual History, and enjoy live music by the Grammy winning bluegrass band, The Steep Canyon Rangers.  Remarks and special acknowledgments at 6:30 pm in the Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall.  Music at 7:30

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 23, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday August 23, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday August 27, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Thursday August 27, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Premiere: Curator Ann M. Wolfe on Tahoe: A Visual History

Ann M. Wolfe, Senior Curator and Deputy Director, surveys the greatest hits from 200 years of Lake Tahoe’s visual history in this premiere lecture celebrating the opening of the exhibition.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday August 29, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 30, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921. Sponsored by IGT

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday August 30, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Wednesday September 2, 2015 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity based on visual learning through historical paintings from Tahoe: A Visual History as they relate to

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday September 3, 2015 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Long Gone

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday September 5, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday September 6, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Tyler Stafford

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 6, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday September 10, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday September 11, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Gene Hattori on Native American Baskets of Lake Tahoe

Curator of Anthropology at the Nevada State Museum, Dr. Gene Hattori discusses their extensive collection of works by the important Washoe weaver Louisa Keyser (Datsolalee). Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
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Ongoing Programs
Friday September 11, 2015 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday September 12, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Local Landscapes Inspired by the exhibition, Tahoe: A Visual History, children and families will create artworks inspired by the West and the Lake Tahoe region while enjoying free hands-on art activities, performances, storytelling and a docent guided tour. SCHEDULE 10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors

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Group Tours
Saturday September 12, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday September 13, 2015 9 am – noon

SOLD OUT: Tahoe Rim Trail Association Hike: Echo Summit/Echo Lake

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.  Explore scenic locations in a series of guided hikes presented in partnership with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and the Nevada Museum of Art. Long-time Museum docent, experienced trail builder and crew leader, Bob Anderson will reveal and discuss scenic highlights along the trail

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday September 13, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Danny S.

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 13, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Thursday September 17, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday September 17, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Art Historian Alfred Harrison on Lake Tahoe’s Nineteenth-Century Artistic Heritage

Curator of nineteenth-century painting Alfred Harrison surveys painters whose iconic works have never before been on view together in the same exhibition including Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Hill, William Keith, John Ross Key and William Marple.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Friday September 18, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Alfred Harrison on Albert Bierstadt’s Lake Tahoe Paintings

Nineteenth-century painting scholar Alfred Harrison discusses the many paintings by Albert Bierstadt of Lake Tahoe and Collis P. Huntington’s commissioned painting of Donner Lake. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
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Group Tours
Saturday September 19, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday September 20, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 20, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Symposium
Thursday September 24, 2015 2 – 6 pm

D.I.C.E. 2015: PLAY

D.I.C.E. ’15 brings together creatives, artists, and designers for a series of talks by speakers whose work explores ideas about play in design, including award-winning public artist Roman de Salvo, design thinker and Pinterest Brand Design Manager Everett Katigbak, and landscape architect Kevin Conger. A curated selection of local video

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Thursday September 24, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Friday September 25, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Architect Wright Sherman on the Tahoe City Transit Center

Join architect Wright Sherman for a look at the Tahoe City Transit Center and a discussion of Lake Tahoe with an eye toward the future. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
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Group Tours
Saturday September 26, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday September 27, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Chuck Hughes Band

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 27, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday September 30, 2015 9 am – noon

SOLD OUT: Tahoe Rim Trail Association Hike: Mt. Rose Wilderness

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Explore scenic locations in a series of guided hikes presented in partnership with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and the Nevada Museum of Art. Long-time Museum docent, experienced trail builder and crew leader, Bob Anderson will reveal and discuss scenic highlights along the trail

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Thursday October 1, 2015 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Relativity

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Talks
Friday October 2, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Michael Branch on John Muir’s Tahoe Journal

Dr. Michael Branch, one of the foremost scholars of John Muir’s journals, discusses Muir’s 1888 visit to Lake Tahoe and the journal on display in the exhibition. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
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Group Tours
Saturday October 3, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday October 4, 2015 9 am – noon

SOLD OUT: Tahoe RimTrail Association Hike: Donner Summit

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Explore scenic locations in a series of guided hikes presented in partnership with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and the Nevada Museum of Art. Long-time Museum docent, experienced trail builder and crew leader, Bob Anderson will reveal and discuss scenic highlights along the trail

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 4, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Mel Wade

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday October 4, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Wednesday October 7, 2015 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity based on turn-of-the-century art and design in Tahoe: A Visual History as it relates to

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Group Tours
Thursday October 8, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday October 9, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Meet the Artist: Phyllis Shafer

Painter Phyllis Shafer calls the Lake Tahoe Basin home. Learn how Lake Tahoe and its surroundings have influenced her plein air paintings. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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Ongoing Programs
Friday October 9, 2015 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Special Events
Friday October 9, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Performance: “…the river flows, shaping a changing landscape…”

The Museum commissioned composer Jean-Paul Perrotte to create a new work and “…the river flows, shaping a changing landscape…” is the 10-instrument result.  Experience the aural landscape of Lake Tahoe and the Truckee River then enjoy dinner* at chez louie following the premiere performance of this original musical work. *Dinner

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday October 10, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS Celebrating the Mexican tradition of Día del los Muertos, participants will enjoy a cultural presentation, interactive performance, storytelling and hands-on art activities. Participants will be invited to contribute to a group altar honoring the souls of loved ones and will explore the Mexican tradition of papel

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday October 10, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 11, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Reno Sax Man – John Graham

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday October 11, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday October 14, 2015 9 am – noon

Tahoe Rim Trail Association Hike: Van Sickle Bi-State Park/Kingsbury Grade

Explore scenic locations in a series of guided hikes presented in partnership with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and the Nevada Museum of Art. Long-time Museum docent, experienced trail builder and crew leader, Bob Anderson will reveal and discuss scenic highlights along the trail as they relate to the artists

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Thursday October 15, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday October 15, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Curator Ann M. Wolfe on Early Lake Tahoe Photography

Join Ann M. Wolfe to examine how Lake Tahoe and Donner Pass photography came of age concurrent with the settlement of the American West and played a role in defining how America’s newest frontier territories were imagined.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Friday October 16, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Cancelled: Alan Hess on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Designs for the (Unbuilt) Lake Tahoe Summer Colony

CANCELLED: Due to a medical emergency, the speaker for Friday, Alan Hess, is unable to participate in the Art Bite program. The Nevada Museum of Art apologizes for the inconvenience.  Architecture historian Alan Hess explores the unbuilt architectural heritage of Lake Tahoe including Frank Lloyd Wright’s speculative 1923 designs for

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday October 17, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 18, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

As part of the community-wide Reno Bites week, a “people’s choice” Bloody Mary competition will accompany chez louie’s renowned live music brunch, the perfect aperitif to Tahoe: A Visual History. Museum visitors receive 10% off at chez louie for this one-day only event. Museum members receive an additional 10% savings, a

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday October 18, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday October 22, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday October 23, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Lordy Rodriguez on Drawing Lake Tahoe

Lordy Rodriguez’s large-scale drawing explores the visual language of cartography and ideas about the lake’s place in the memory and imagination of visitors and residents alike. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday October 24, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Saturday October 24, 2015 7:30 – 11 pm

Electric Wagon Train

Live music by Mighty Dave | DJ Damien/Smudge | Materialized Westward Whoa!  It’s manifest destiny with a digital twist, a wilder, more whimsical West where the pioneering spirit is taken to fantastical new extremes.  Equal parts Steampunk ball and surreal saloon, this imaginative evening will feature a live performance by

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$50 General
$40 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 25, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday October 25, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday October 29, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday October 29, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Marvin Cohodas on the Native Basketry of Lake Tahoe

Scholar Marvin Cohodas discusses Washoe basketry in the early twentieth century as it relates to the “basket craze” of the time. Special attention is given to Washoe weaver Louisa Keyser (Datsolalee) and Abe and Amy Cohn who marketed her baskets nationally.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Special Events
Friday October 30, 2015 12 – 4 pm

E. L. Wiegand Foundation presents Bring Your Native Baskets

Bring your native baskets to the Museum where a panel of prominent experts will help identify and describe the object’s origins. Panelists include Brian Bibby, Marvin Cohodas, Catherine Fowler, Gene Hattori, and SueAnn Monteleone. Bring as many baskets as you like. FREE General Admission and basket event participation exclusively sponsored

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Group Tours
Saturday October 31, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday November 1, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Midnight Fire

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday November 1, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday November 4, 2015 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening: Lake Tahoe’s Timber

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity exploring the theme of timber in the Tahoe: A Visual History exhibition as it relates to the Nevada

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Thursday November 5, 2015 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Mental Floss

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Talks
Friday November 6, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Catherine Fowler and Darla Gary-Sage Discuss Washoe Functional Basketry

Join anthropologists Dr. Catherine Fowler and Dr. Darla Garey-Sage to learn more about their research related to the materials and functional uses of woven Washoe baskets. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday November 7, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday November 8, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Moon Gravy

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday November 8, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Tuesday November 10, 2015 9 – 10 am

Insight Live Radio Broadcast from Reno

Insight with Beth Ruyak, a daily hour-long interview program by Sacramento’s Capital Public Radio, will broadcast LIVE from the Museum. Join us for this exclusive opportunity to participate in this in-depth discussion of Tahoe: A Visual History and the numerous themes it touches. The show will also take a deeper

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Group Tours
Thursday November 12, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday November 13, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Alfred Harrison on Lorenzo Latimer at Lake Tahoe

Members of the Latimer Arts Club were the founding volunteers of the Nevada Art Gallery–now the Nevada Museum of Art. Join Alfred Harrison for an exploration of Lorenzo Latimer’s contributions to the art history of the region. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday November 13, 2015 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday November 14, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

LOCAL LANDSCAPES Inspired by the exhibition, Tahoe: A Visual History, children and families will be engaged with free art activities related to the geography of the Lake Tahoe region and will enjoy free hands-on art activities, performances, storytelling and a docent guided tour. SCHEDULE 10 am – 6 pm |

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday November 14, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday November 15, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Jill Cohn

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday November 15, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday November 19, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday November 20, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Tahoe in the Future: Why the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Matters

Leaders from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency discuss the history, mission, and purpose of this unique organization charged with protecting Lake Tahoe’s environment today and for future generations.

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$10 General
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Group Tours
Saturday November 21, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday November 22, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday November 22, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday November 22, 2015 3 – 4:30 pm

Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Troublemakers unearths the history of land art in the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s. The film features a cadre of renegade New York artists that sought to transcend the limitations of painting and sculpture by producing earthworks on a monumental scale in the desolate desert spaces of the American

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$7 General
$5 Members

Hours of Operation
Thursday November 26, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED – Thanksgiving Day

The Museum is closed in observance of the holiday.

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Special Events
Friday November 27, 2015 10 am – 3 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Black Friday in Midtown

The Museum Store joins the Creative Coalition of Midtown local shopping extravaganza for a good cause. Donate a pair of shoes for Washoe County School District Children in Transition and receive a shopping pass for deep discounts at participating Midtown businesses, including 20% savings on select merchandise at the Museum

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Group Tours
Saturday November 28, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday November 29, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday November 29, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday December 2, 2015 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evenings: Lake Tahoe’s Water and Maya Lin

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity exploring the theme of water and several works by artist, Maya Lin in Tahoe: A Visual History as

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Special Events
Thursday December 3, 2015 5 – 8 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Holiday Sale

Do your holiday shopping during this annual sale, where you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts for every art lover on your list! From locally-made bags and jewelry, to the Museum’s incomparable books, the entire store is on sale. Members receive 20% off, 10% for everyone else. 

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Special Events
Friday December 4, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Holiday Sale

Do your holiday shopping during this annual sale, where you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts for every art lover on your list! From locally-made bags and jewelry, to the Museum’s incomparable books, the entire store is on sale. Members receive 20% off, 10% for everyone else. 

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Talks
Friday December 4, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Shelley Fisher Fishkin on Chinese-American History and Lake Tahoe

Stanford University professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin examines the role Chinese workers played in the creation of the trans-continental railroad that made Lake Tahoe accessible to visitors in the nineteenth century. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday December 5, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Holiday Sale

Do your holiday shopping during this annual sale, where you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts for every art lover on your list! From locally-made bags and jewelry, to the Museum’s incomparable books, the entire store is on sale. Members receive 20% off, 10% for everyone else. 

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Group Tours
Saturday December 5, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday December 6, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Molly Seals

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Sunday December 6, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Holiday Sale

Do your holiday shopping during this annual sale, where you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts for every art lover on your list! From locally-made bags and jewelry, to the Museum’s incomparable books, the entire store is on sale. Members receive 20% off, 10% for everyone else. 

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Group Tours
Sunday December 6, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday December 10, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday December 10, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Bill Fox on Historical Mapping and Early Sketches of Lake Tahoe

Bill Fox, Director of the Museum’s Center for Art + Environment, takes us on an exploration of the early cartographic depictions of the Great Basin and Lake Tahoe.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Friday December 11, 2015 12 – 12:45 pm

Contemporary Spotlight: Erika Osborne

Learn about Erika Osborne’s commissioned work and ideas about the trees and forests surrounding Lake Tahoe, including fire management efforts and the relationship of forests to the health of the lake’s hydrology. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
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Ongoing Programs
Friday December 11, 2015 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Talks
Friday December 11, 2015 6 – 8 pm

The Folk & the Lore: Stories of Lake Tahoe

Originally scheduled for Thursday, November 19, the Stories of Lake Tahoe event has been rescheduled for Friday, December 19 at 6pm. The Folk & the Lore focuses its attention on Lake Tahoe and brings together a handful of live and digitally recorded storytellers to share their interesting, compelling, funny, and

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday December 12, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

Free Admission, E.L. Cord Museum School Open House and Hands ON! Second Saturdays

E.L. CORD MUSEUM SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE Children and families will be enjoy faculty demonstrations in the E.L. Cord Museum School, free hands-on art activities, a visit from Santa, storytelling and a docent guided tour. Come to the Open House and register on-site for a Museum Class to save 20%! SCHEDULE

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FREE General
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Special Events
Saturday December 12, 2015 12 – 3 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Made in Tahoe Pop-Up Shop

Celebrate Tahoe with a personal shopping experience at the Museum Store featuring three regional artists: Truckee-based potter Andy Blanchard, Tahoe watercolor artist Barb Kallestad, and jewelry designer Casey Wold.  

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Group Tours
Saturday December 12, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday December 13, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Chuck Hughes Band

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday December 13, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday December 17, 2015 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Saturday December 19, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday December 20, 2015 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday December 20, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Hours of Operation
Thursday December 24, 2015 9 – 10 am

EARLY CLOSURE – Chez Louie

Chez Louie will be closed all day Christmas Eve in observance of the holiday. The restaurant will re-open at 10 am Saturday, December 26.

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Thursday December 24, 2015 10 am – 3 pm

EARLY CLOSURE – Christmas Eve

The Museum will close at 3 pm. Chez Louie, the on-site restaurant, will be closed all day in observance of the holiday.

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Hours of Operation
Friday December 25, 2015 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED – Christmas Day

The Museum is closed in observance of the holiday.

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Group Tours
Saturday December 26, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday December 27, 2015 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Hours of Operation
Thursday December 31, 2015 10 am – 3 pm

EARLY CLOSURE – New Years Eve

The Museum will close at 3 pm.

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Group Tours
Saturday January 2, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 3, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Keith Allen

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday January 3, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Thursday January 7, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Rocky & Judith & Friends (Jazz and Latin standards)

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
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Talks
Friday January 8, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Meet the Artist: Tom Killion on Prints and Printmakers of Lake Tahoe

Join printmaker Tom Killion for a discussion and presentation about the history of the prints and printmakers who have made work about Lake Tahoe. Educational and public programming sponsored by Dorothy Lemelson

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$10 General
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Ongoing Programs
Friday January 8, 2016 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday January 9, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families. SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Hands-on Art Project – Terrific Tambourines10 am – 4 pm | Hands-on Art Project – Painted Maracas10:30 & 11

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday January 9, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 10, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Molly Seals

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday January 10, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Hours of Operation
Tuesday January 12, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Wednesday January 13, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Thursday January 14, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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Talks
Thursday January 14, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Colin M. Robertson on the Architectural Heritage of Lake Tahoe

Join Curator of Education Colin Robertson for a look at the past, present, and future of the built environment of Lake Tahoe, highlighted by structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Julia Morgan, and Frederic DeLongchamps.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Hours of Operation
Friday January 15, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Saturday January 16, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Sunday January 17, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 17, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Hours of Operation
Monday January 18, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Tuesday January 19, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Wednesday January 20, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Hours of Operation
Thursday January 21, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

GALLERY CLOSURE

All galleries with the exception of the Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby Gallery will be closed today to prepare for the opening of The Horse and additional upcoming exhibitions. The Museum Store, Chez Louie and the E.L. Cord Museum School are open during normal business hours.   

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FREE General

Talks
Friday January 22, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Meet the Artist: Megan Berner’s Arctic Artist Residency

Artist Megan Berner presents about an artist residency she completed inside the Arctic Circle during the summer solstice in June 2015. She will talk about her experience sailing around the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, and her new series of work based on ice, light, and wind.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Hours of Operation
Saturday January 23, 2016 10 am – 4 pm

EARLY CLOSURE: Special Event

The entire museum, including chez louie, will close early (4 pm) to prepare for a special event. We will resume normal business hours on Sunday, January 24.

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FREE General

Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 24, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Thursday January 28, 2016 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Through monthly meetings and workshops, a cohort of early childhood educators use the Museum to explore questions about the dynamic, multi-modal learning that results from creative play and inquiry-based early childhood learning in the more informal environments of museums and other public educational spaces.

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Ongoing Programs
Saturday January 30, 2016 8 am – 4:30 pm

STEAM for Teaching and Learning

Join educators from around Northern Nevada to explore ideas about incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) learning into your classrooms. A dynamic keynote address by famed landscape architect Cheryl Barton, titled “The Theory of Here” will address climate change and resilience through design. The day also includes hands-on

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Group Tours
Saturday January 30, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday January 31, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday January 31, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday February 3, 2016 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 Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity exploring the topic of close observation in contemporary art as it relates to the Nevada Academic

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday February 4, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: The Sextones, formerly the Mark Sexton Band

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Talks
Friday February 5, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Artist and Game Designer Dave Beck

Learn about the natural world of North American environments explored by French Voyageurs two hundred years ago with game designer and artist Dave Beck from the University of Wisconsin, Stout. Beck’s designs of the historical environments of the Voyageur era helps us learn about history and nature in a game

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$10 General
FREE Members

Hours of Operation
Saturday February 6, 2016 10 am – 5 pm

EARLY CLOSURE: Special Event

The entire museum will close one hour early, at 5 pm, to prepare for a special event. We will resume normal business hours on Sunday, February 7.

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FREE General

Group Tours
Saturday February 6, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Saturday February 6, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 7, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Midnight Fire

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday February 7, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday February 11, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Thursday February 11, 2016 6 – 7:30 pm

2016 Third Coast Dance Film Festival

Now in its fifth season, the Third Coast Dance Film Festival celebrates the intersection of contemporary dance and the moving image with a screening of a series of short dance films. The 2016 Festival’s 90-minute program features fourteen film shorts, including eleven international films from Canada, Spain, Turkey, Brazil, Jordan,

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$7 General
$5 Members

Talks
Friday February 12, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

David Taylor and Marco Ramírez ERRE on Photographing the U.S.-Mexico Border

Artists David Taylor and Marco Ramírez ERRE collaborated on photography projects documenting the US-Mexico Border and its contested history. Join them for a discussion of their work and the social and cultural issues raised by their images.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday February 12, 2016 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday February 13, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey  Themed around the Chinese Lunar New Year, participants will enjoy a Chinese Dance and Cultural Presentation by Xian Na “Sonia” Carlson and her group of traditional Chinese dancers. Themed art projects and storytelling will continue to explore Chinese traditions surrounding the New Year. All

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday February 13, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 14, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday February 14, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday February 18, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday February 18, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Black Rock Design Institute Presents: Craig Steely

Taking the classic modernist tradition as a starting point, Craig Steely’s architecture is known for its crisp lines and clarity of vision. Celebrating the design process as a truly creative endeavor, Steely has explored unique sites across California and Hawaii, and has developed a singular architecture rooted to its context.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Friday February 19, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Sonja Hinrichsen on Sierra Nevada Snow Drawings

Artist Sonja Hinrichsen creates large scale participatory drawings in snow fields around the world, most recently near Sagehen Creek Field Station north of Truckee, California. Learn about the ideas behind Hinrichsen’s snow drawings, and her engagement with the Sierra Nevada as a drawing site.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday February 20, 2016 1 – 2 pm

CANCELLED – Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Saturday February 20, 2016 6 – 8 pm

The Folk & the Lore: How Did I Get Here?

From the creative mind of Jessi LeMay comes the storytelling and narrative filmmaking project The Folk & the Lore. This multimedia project aims to collect, archive, and tell stories from Reno and throughout the region through photography, short films, and live storytelling events that will be held regularly at the

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 21, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday February 21, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday February 25, 2016 5:30 – 7 pm

Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Through monthly meetings and workshops, a cohort of early childhood educators use the Museum to explore questions about the dynamic, multi-modal learning that results from creative play and inquiry-based early childhood learning in the more informal environments of museums and other public educational spaces. For additional information contact Leah Sanders. 

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Thursday February 25, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday February 26, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Cedra Wood on A Residency on Earth

In hyper realistic paintings that portray herself and others in exotic settings and dreamlike, mythical, puzzling, or sometimes threatening situations, artist Cedra Wood explores the strangeness of the world and our encounters with it.

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$10 General
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Group Tours
Saturday February 27, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday February 28, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday February 28, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday March 2, 2016 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening: Visual Arts and Critical Thinking

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join Charles N. Mathewson Curator of Education Colin M. Robertson for a presentation, discussion and activity exploring visual arts and critical thinking as they relate to the Nevada Academic Content Standards.

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday March 3, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Jelly Bread

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Member Events
Saturday March 5, 2016 11 am – 2 pm

SOLD OUT: Members Premiere: Welcome to the Sky

ALL COMPLIMENTARY RESEVATIONS FOR THIS EVENT ARE TAKEN.  THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  Doors open at 10 am on Saturday.  Please show a valid Membership card upon entry and bring your printed reservation receipt. If you do not have a printed reservation receipt, a guest list will be available at the

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Member Events
Saturday March 5, 2016 11 am – 2 pm

Members Premiere: Welcome to the Sky Overflow Party

SOLD OUT – ALL COMPLIMENTARY RESEVATIONS FOR THIS EVENT ARE TAKEN.  Doors open at 10 am on Saturday.  Please show a valid Membership card upon entry and bring your printed reservation receipt. If you do not have a printed reservation receipt, a guest list will be available at the door. A

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Group Tours
Saturday March 5, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Saturday March 5, 2016 3 – 5 pm

Family Film: The Black Stallion (1979, 118 minutes, G)

Celebrate the opening of The Horse with your family and enjoy a special screening of the childhood classic, The Black Stallion, starring Kelly Reno and Mickey Rooney. Free for members or with paid admission.

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FREE General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday March 6, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Reno Sax Man

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday March 6, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Saturday March 26, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday March 27, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday March 27, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday March 31, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday April 1, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Carol Nicholson’s Miracle

Horse enthusiast Carol Nicholson rescued a wild horse foal and nursed her back to health. The horse, named Miracle, is now the Bureau of Land Management’s “poster horse” success story highlighting the Bureau’s wild horse and burro programs. Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities. 

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday April 2, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday April 6, 2016 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening: Teaching with the Altered Landscape Collection

Local educators are invited to this FREE special series on the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January and July). Join educator Marisa Cooper for a presentation, discussion and activity exploring the Museum’s Altered Landscape collection as it relates to teaching and the Nevada Academic Content Standards. A light reception will follow the

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday April 7, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Mark Mackay Band

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship provided by Barrick Gold of North America, wine bar sponsored by 1864 Tavern, hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company.  

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday April 8, 2016 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday April 9, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families. SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Sumi-e Ink Horses10:30 & 11 am |

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday April 9, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday April 10, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Moon Gravy

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday April 10, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday April 10, 2016 3 – 4:10 pm

Black Midnight (1949, 66 minutes, unrated)

Scott Jordan (Roddy McDowall) must tame a wild horse he names Midnight and stand by the horse when he is falsely accused of murder, while his prodigal son works to sell stolen horses. The seldom seen picture, filmed in the windy mountains of Lone Pine California, is directed by famous

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Thursday April 14, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday April 15, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Maria Partridge: Painting Horses

Reno artist Maria Partridge’s horse paintings are well known in the region. Join Maria for an exploration of the ubiquitous animals inspiring her artwork. Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities. 

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday April 16, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Saturday April 16, 2016 6 – 8 pm

The Folk & the Lore: Horses and Stories of the West

From the creative mind of Jessi LeMay comes the storytelling and narrative filmmaking project The Folk & the Lore. This multimedia project aims to collect, archive, and tell stories from Reno and throughout the region through photography, short films, and live storytelling events that will be held regularly at the

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday April 17, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday April 17, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday April 17, 2016 3 – 4:15 pm

Just Tony (1922, 70 minutes, silent, unrated)

A cowboy (Tom Mix) seeks revenge against the man who shot him in a bar-room brawl. While searching for him, he comes across a wild stallion that he is determined to capture and break, and unknowingly falls in love with the daughter of the man who shot him. Based on

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$7 General
$5 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday April 24, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday April 24, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday April 24, 2016 3 – 4:20 pm

Sand (1949, 78 minutes, unrated)

Based on a Will James story, Sand is a prized stallion, belonging to Mark Stevens (Jeff Keane) that disappears into the Colorado wilderness (filmed on location in Lone Pine, California) after a train accident. When recovered, Sand has developed a mean streak. Suffering various abuses, the original owner finally regains

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$7 General
$5 Members

Ongoing Programs
Thursday April 28, 2016 5:45 – 7:30 pm

Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Through FREE monthly meetings and workshops early childhood educators are invited to access the Museum’s galleries to explore questions about the dynamic multi-modal learning that results from inquiry–based early childhood learning and creative play. Implications for teaching and learning are integral to the group experience. Pre-meeting gathering in chez louie begins

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Group Tours
Thursday April 28, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday April 28, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Ross MacPhee on the Archaeology and Paleontology of the Horse

Curator of Mammalogy at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, Ross MacPhee is the co-curator of The Horse, and an expert in the archaeology and paleontology of horses. Join MacPhee for an exciting look into the long history of horses and their kin.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Saturday April 30, 2016 10:30 – 11:30 am

The Art and Artistry of Horsemanship: Josh Nichol

Extraordinary communication between humans and horses is no more exquisitely expressed than through skilled horsemanship. Sometimes referred to as “horse whispering,” or “natural horsemanship,” Josh Nichol is a world-renowned horseman hailing from Alberta, Canada, who prefers simply to explore the art and artistry of human-horse communication. Bring the family for

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday April 30, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday May 1, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Mel Wade

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday May 1, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Sunday May 1, 2016 3 – 5:30 pm

Western Films Discussion and book signing with Petrine Mitchum, Chris Langley and Larry Maurice

Enjoy a panel discussion on following the history of horses in movies and television with film historians Petrine Mitchum (daughter of actor and director, Robert Mitchum) and author of Hollywood Hoofbeats, Christopher Langley from the Museum of Western Film History and renowned cowboy poet, Larry Maurice.  Guests will enjoy a short

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Thursday June 9, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday June 10, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

H. Paul Moon on Equus Caballus and Cinematography of the West

Filmmaker H. Paul Moon discusses his film of Joel Nelson’s “Equus Caballus” currently on view in the exhibition “The Horse.” Join us for the debut screening of his newest short film “Mining the Mother Lode” recited by Andy Hedges, and a discussion about cinematography of the west ranging from equine

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday June 10, 2016 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday June 11, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families. SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Watercolor Sunflowers10 am – 4 pm | Clay Horses11 am & 2 pm | Chautauqua Presentation: Kim Copel as Warren

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday June 11, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 12, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Impromptu

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday June 12, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Wednesday June 15, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Temple Grandin: How Horses and Animals Think

NOTE: This event is now sold out. World renowned author, autism researcher, and animal scientist Temple Grandin explores the psychology of animals and how they think in this premiere program associated with The Horse. Support for education and public programs during The Horse comes from Wells Fargo.

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$20 General
$15 Members

Talks
Wednesday June 15, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Temple Grandin: How Horses and Animals Think Live Simulcast

Due to popular response, a live simulcast of the Temple Grandin talk has been extended to the theater. World renowned author, autism researcher, and animal scientist Temple Grandin explores the psychology of animals and how they think in this premiere program associated with The Horse. Temple Grandin will be signing

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$20 General
$15 Members

Group Tours
Thursday June 16, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Thursday June 16, 2016 6 – 8 pm

Rural Route Film Festival

Celebrate the unique qualities, possibilities, and challenges of the rural with the best of 2015’s Rural Route Film Festival entries, ten short films in all. The Rural Route Film Festival was created to highlight works that deal with unique people and places outside of the bustle of the city. Since

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$7 General
FREE Members

Talks
Friday June 17, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

David McCamant on Impressionist Painting Techniques

Join local artist and E.L. Cord Museum School instructor, David McCamant as we explore the painting techniques attributed to American and French Impressionism. From brushwork and composition to light and color theory learn more about how the Impressionists worked with paint to create their signature style. Support for the Art Bite series

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday June 18, 2016 10 am – 1 pm

Nature of Art Celebration at the McCarran Ranch Preserve

Note: Due to a small, but impactful brush fire at the McCarran Ranch Preserve, this event has been postponed. New date TBD. The Nature Conservancy invites the community to join artists Daniel McCormick and Mary O’Brien, Bill Fox from the Nevada Museum of Art’s Center for Art + Environment, to celebrate

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FREE General

Group Tours
Saturday June 18, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 19, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday June 19, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday June 23, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Saturday June 25, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 26, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday June 26, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday June 30, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Film
Thursday June 30, 2016 6 – 8 pm

Unbranded Film Screening (105 min)

Four young Cowboys hatch an outrageous plot to adopt, train, and ride a string of wild mustangs 3,000 miles from Mexico to Canada through the wildest terrain of the American West. The trip became an epic journey of self-discovery, tested friendships, and iconic landscapes that included runaway horses, a sassy

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 2, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Saturday July 2, 2016 6 – 7:30 pm

Rodeo Poet Paul Zarzyski: Steering With My Knees

Join us as rodeo poet, recording artist and former bareback bronc rider, Paul Zarzyski, launches us into the month-long celebration of Artown with an evening full of poetry, lyrics and prose presented in Zarzyski’s “rock-n’-rowel” delivery.  Doors open at 5 pm with a cash bar. Following the performance, Zarzyski will

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$20 General
$15 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 3, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Jill Cohn

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 3, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Thursday July 7, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: The Pretty Unknown

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship by Barrick Gold of North America. Hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine sponsored by Southern Wine & Spirits. 

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday July 8, 2016 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday July 9, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families. SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Mixed Media Boquets10 am – 4 pm | Sun Prints10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling with Kathleen Durham1:00 pm |

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 9, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 10, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Impromptu

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 10, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday July 14, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday July 15, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Scott Schweigert on American Impressionism and The Lure of the Artists’ Colony

Curator of Art and Civilization at the Reading Public Museum, Scott Schweigert is the curator of the exhibition American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony and is a specialist in European art of the seventeenth century. Join Schweigert for a discussion on the emergence of artists’ colonies during the

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 16, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 17, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 17, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday July 21, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Saturday July 23, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Saturday July 23, 2016 6 – 8 pm

The Folk & the Lore: Secret Lives

From the creative mind of Jessi LeMay comes the storytelling and narrative filmmaking project The Folk & the Lore. This multimedia project aims to collect, archive, and tell stories from Reno and throughout the region through photography, short films, and live storytelling events that will be held regularly at the

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 24, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 24, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday July 28, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday July 28, 2016 6 – 7 pm

AIGA Presents: Steve Lambert – Dreaming Bigger than Clients

For artist Steve Lambert, art is a bridge that connects uncommon, idealistic, or even radical ideas with everyday life. He carefully crafts conditions where these discussions can take place, often working collaboratively with the audience, bringing them into the process or even having them physically complete the work.  Join Steve

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$15 General
$12 Members
$12 AIGA Member
$8 Student

Talks
Friday July 29, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Artist Anthony McCall on Art in the Virtual Environment

Anthony McCall is a British-born, New York-based artist known for creating immersive, “solid light” installations, which occupy a space between sculpture, cinema and drawing. McCall’s work is represented in numerous collections, including, Tate, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and  SFMoMA, amongst others. McCall’s

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 30, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Saturday July 30, 2016 8 – 11 pm

Stay Gold: Summer Ride and Rooftop Blowout with the Holland Project

Join us for our annual summer blow-out, presented in partnership with the Holland Project and the Reno Bike Project. This year’s theme: STAY GOLD. The event kicks off at The Holland Project with a parking lot party featuring installations, DIY letter station, vintage Reno neon, and food and drink. Peek

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FREE General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 31, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Judith Ames

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday July 31, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Tuesday August 2, 2016 6 – 7:30 pm

Michael Mikel on the Five Ages of Burning Man

An avid futurist with an interest in technology and social communities, Michael Mikel joined Burning Man in 1988 and initialized much of Burning Man’s progress over the years. In 1991 he drove the first art car to Burning Man and in 1992 he founded the Black Rock Rangers. In 1995,

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$12 General
$8 Members

Special Events
Wednesday August 3, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday August 3, 2016 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening

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 exploring Anna McKee: 68,000 Years of Ice as it relates to teaching and the Nevada Academic Content Standards. A

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Special Events
Thursday August 4, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday August 4, 2016 5 – 7 pm

Members’ Premiere and First Thursday

Contemporary art in the vast, unapologetic wonder space that is Nevada has never been more fiercely alive and demanding to be witnessed. Meet the Tilting artists and join fellow members and guests as we celebrate this statewide survey of Nevada’s diverse and far-flung voices. Meet the artists and enjoy a

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Thursday August 4, 2016 7 – 10 pm

Artists’ After Party

Meet fellow Tilting the Basin artists and invite friends and family as we celebrate this statewide survey of Nevada’s diverse and far-flung voices.  Join us in the Nightingale Sky Room immediately following the Members’ Premiere for a private reception featuring live music, light summer fare and cocktails. Limit ten guests

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FREE Members

Special Events
Friday August 5, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Talks
Friday August 5, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Rachel Stiff on City-Desert Relations and Atmospheric Perspective

Las Vegas artist Rachel Stiff explores how pollution and light create a unique atmosphere that impact artistic perspective.  Join us as she discusses life from the edge of town, her process and work featured in Tilting the Basin. Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities. 

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday August 6, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Talks
Saturday August 6, 2016 11 am – noon

Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada Artists Panel Discussion

The Nevada contemporary art scene does not evidence a singular aesthetic permeating artists’ work, but rather a wide array of practices and media. Join us for a panel discussion with Northern and Southern Nevada artists featured in the exhibition Tilting the Basin.  This panel will feature artists Galen Brown, Justin

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday August 6, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 7, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Lee Edwards

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Sunday August 7, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Group Tours
Sunday August 7, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Special Events
Wednesday August 10, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Special Events
Thursday August 11, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Group Tours
Thursday August 11, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday August 11, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Reflexions of Impressionism in America with Brigid Barton

Impressionism emerged as a style in 1870s France and very quickly spread among artists throughout Europe and the United States.  In this talk, Brigid Barton will explore the beginnings of Impressionism in and around Paris, as well as the variants of Impressionism which proliferated in artists’ colonies in America in

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$12 General
$8 Members

Special Events
Friday August 12, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Do your holiday shopping during this annual sale, where you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts for every art lover on your list! From locally-made bags and jewelry, to the Museum’s incomparable books, the entire store is on sale. Members receive 20% off, 10% for everyone else. 

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Ongoing Programs
Friday August 12, 2016 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday August 13, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families. LITTLE BURNERS SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Dance Ribbons10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Painted Mandala Stones10:30 & 11 am |

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday August 13, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Do your holiday shopping during this annual sale, where you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts for every art lover on your list! From locally-made bags and jewelry, to the Museum’s incomparable books, the entire store is on sale. Members receive 20% off, 10% for everyone else. 

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Group Tours
Saturday August 13, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 14, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Keith Hartranft

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Sunday August 14, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Yard Sale

Enjoy up to 40% savings on select items at this popular annual shopping event. Peruse books, children’s items, Museum merchandise, locally crafted goods and more. 

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Group Tours
Sunday August 14, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday August 18, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Saturday August 20, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 21, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday August 21, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Thursday August 25, 2016 5:45 – 7:15 pm

Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Educators are invited to these FREE monthly roundtables, which provide participants an opportunity to interact with art and each other. Principles of design, interactive activities, and implications for teaching and learning inform the discussion about dynamic multi-modal learning that results from creative play and inquiry-based early childhood experiences. Registration is required. For questions, please contact

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Thursday August 25, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday August 26, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Leiko Ikemura on the Poetics of Form

Join artist Leiko Ikemura, architect Philipp von Matt  and Curator of Contemporary Art, JoAnne Northrup for a panel discussion on how landscape, the female figure, and the animals that inhabit the natural world impact her art and process. Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday August 27, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday August 28, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday August 28, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Thursday September 1, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Carolyn Dolan

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship by Barrick Gold of North America. Hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine sponsored by Southern Wine & Spirits. 

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday September 3, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday September 4, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Miki Rae

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 4, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Wednesday September 7, 2016 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening

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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Group Tours
Thursday September 8, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Friday September 9, 2016 12 – 12:45 pm

Make your Mark: Art and Process with Artist Brent Sommerhauser

Las Vegas based artist, Brent Sommerhauser’s sculptural and drawing work utilizes a variety of constructed and invented tools and processes to create non-traditional installations and works on paper. Join us as Sommerhauser explores the tools and processes he designs to create his drawings and three dimensional sculptures featured in the

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday September 9, 2016 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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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday September 10, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families. SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Meet the Artist: Reno based artist, Megan Berner will be on site all day hosting a family-friendly DIY

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday September 10, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Sunday September 11, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 11, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday September 15, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday September 15, 2016 6 – 8:30 pm

An Evening with Michael Branch, author of “Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness”

NOTE: This event is now sold out. Please click here to register for the live video simulcast in the Museum’s Founder’s Room. Tickets to the simulcast are limited.  Michael Branch, writer, humorist and environmentalist unveils his newest book “Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness,” creative nonfiction reflecting

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$12 General
$8 Members
$5 Student

Talks
Thursday September 15, 2016 6:01 – 8:30 pm

SIMULCAST: Michael Branch, author of “Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness”

NOTE: All seats in the Museum’s Theater have been sold to this event. This registration is for the simulcast presentation which will be a live video feed of Michael Branch’s presentation.  Michael Branch, writer, humorist and environmentalist unveils his newest book “Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness,”

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$5 Simulcast Lounge

Group Tours
Saturday September 17, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday September 18, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Colin Ross

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 18, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday September 22, 2016 5:45 – 7:15 pm

Early Childhood Education Roundtable

Educators are invited to these FREE monthly roundtables, which provide participants an opportunity to interact with art and each other. Principles of design, interactive activities, and implications for teaching and learning inform the discussion about dynamic multi-modal learning that results from creative play and inquiry-based early childhood experiences. Registration is required. For questions, please contact

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FREE Members

Group Tours
Thursday September 22, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Saturday September 24, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday September 25, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: The Socks

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday September 25, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Group Tours
Thursday September 29, 2016 6 – 7 pm

Guided Tour – Thursday Evening

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1pm; and Sundays at 1pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Talks
Thursday September 29, 2016 6 – 8 pm

The Making of Seven Magic Mountains: Film and Panel Discussion

Join us for a live panel discussion and film presentation featuring those who worked behind the scenes to fabricate and install Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains. A discussion led by the Nevada Museum of Art’s Director of Communications, Amanda Horn, will include a behind the scenes peek at the installation

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Friday September 30, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Exhibition Walkthrough: Tilting the Basin with Curator JoAnne Northrup

Join Curator of Contemporary Art, JoAnne Northup for a walk through of the feature exhibition Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada. Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Symposium
Friday September 30, 2016 2 – 7 pm

D.I.C.E. 2016: ADAPT

For the past 6 years, DICE has served as a platform for all design disciplines and how they improve our future. With the Nevada Museum of Art’s space as a creative catalyst, DICE presents an annual competition and gathers some of the world’s most inspiring speakers. The goal is to

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$60 General
$45 Members
$25 Student
$45 AIGA Member

Group Tours
Saturday October 1, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Saturday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 2, 2016 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Carolyn Dolan

Enjoy live music and brunch every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm presented by chez louie.  The menu features artful dishes, mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar.  Museum members receive a 10% savings.  Reservations strongly encouraged at 775.284.2921.  

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Sunday October 2, 2016 1 – 2 pm

Guided Tour – Sunday Afternoon

Tour the featured exhibition with one of the Museum’s trained docents during a regularly scheduled Guided Tour offered Thursdays at 6 pm (except First Thursdays); Saturdays at 1 pm; and Sundays at 1 pm. Reservations are not needed. Free with admission.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday October 5, 2016 4 – 6 pm

Educator Evening

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 October 6, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Schizopolitans

Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsorship by Barrick Gold of North America. Hosted by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine sponsored by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. 

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$10 General
FREE Members