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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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Ongoing Programs
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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FREE Members

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
FREE Members

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
FREE Members

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
FREE Members

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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Ongoing Programs
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
FREE Members

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
FREE Members

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 General
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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FREE General

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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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
FREE Members

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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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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FREE Members

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
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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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Group Tours
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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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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Ongoing Programs
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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Ongoing Programs
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
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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

Talks
Thursday October 6, 2016 5 – 7 pm

Meet the Artist: Dennis Parks

Dennis Parks is a ceramist who moved to the rural ghost town of Tuscarora in 1966, where he established the internationally-known Tuscarora Pottery School. Parks pioneered a process using native clays that are single-fired in kilns fueled with recycled crankcase oil. Recognized for his innovative use of text, Parks often

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Friday October 7, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Photographer Tarek Al-Ghoussein on k-Files

Born in Kuwait and educated in New York and New Mexico, Tarek Al-Ghoussein returned to his native land to document its history and discovered a landscape transformed by development. The prominent photographer is best known for his works that combine elements of landscape and portrait photography.  This exhibition features twelve

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$10 General
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Ongoing Programs
Saturday October 8, 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: Tissue Paper Flowers10 am – 4 pm | Art Project: Mini Piñatas10:30 & 11 am | Children’s Storytelling

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday October 8, 2016 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

“Family Fiesta” with Visiting Artist, Justin Favela

Join Las Vegas based artist, Justin Favela and his family in a public celebration featuring his family’s traditions. Guests will enjoy live music performed by the RPA Youth Mariachi Band, a taco buffet, a piñata, cake and art activities in an interactive family-friendly party as part of Favela’s performance “Family Fiesta”

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Group Tours
Saturday October 8, 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 9, 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 October 9, 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 October 13, 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 October 13, 2016 6 – 8 pm

Ai Weiwei: A Perspective on Two Centuries of Cultural Misunderstandings

Join Dr. Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art at the Phoenix Art Museum, as she discusses her personal experiences, Ai Weiwei’s career, and the zodiac heads in historical and cross-cultural contexts. Dr. Baker draws upon the time she spent in New York City getting to know many contemporary Chinese artists,

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday October 14, 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

Group Tours
Saturday October 15, 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 October 15, 2016 5 – 8:30 pm

The Folk & the Lore: A Nevada Story

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 October 16, 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 October 16, 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 October 20, 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 October 20, 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 October 21, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Joseph DeLappe on Drone Strike Visualizations

Join University of Nevada, Reno Art and Digital Media Professor Joseph DeLappe as he discusses his collaborative project to create an installation to map, via sculptural and electronic components, the history of ongoing US drone strikes in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan. The work includes 3D printed paper reproductions

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday October 22, 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 23, 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 October 23, 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 October 27, 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 October 28, 2016 12 – 1 pm

David Sanchez Burr on the Art of Maintenance and Decay

David Sanchez Burr is a mixed-media artist and assistant professor of media arts and technology at New Mexico Highlands University.  Join him in discussion about New Citadel II and his efforts to convey ideas of maintenance, generation and decay of the complex systems and structures that surround us. New Citadel

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday October 29, 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 30, 2016 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 October 30, 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 November 2, 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 November 3, 2016 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: The Umpires meet Samily Man and ThePostmOn

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

Group Tours
Saturday November 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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Ongoing Programs
Sunday November 6, 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 November 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
Thursday November 10, 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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Special Events
Thursday November 10, 2016 6 – 7 pm

4x4x48 Music Video Challenge

The Holland Project challenged local filmmakers and musicians to create original music videos. Here’s the catch: they had just 48 hours to plan, shoot and edit their videos and were required to include selected objects, icons or locations as part of the final cut. Check out the results in the

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Ongoing Programs
Friday November 11, 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 November 12, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Washoe County Library Systems co-hosts “Fall Fun” at Hands ON! Enjoy free admission, a live performance, 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: Fall Leaves Nature Journals10 am

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FREE General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday November 12, 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 November 13, 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 November 13, 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 November 17, 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 November 17, 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 November 18, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Dr. Bernhard Bach on Art and the Physics of Light

Dr. Bernhard Bach’s background is in diffractive, and space flight optics, he serves as the UNR Director of Undergraduate Laboratories.  Join him in conversation as he explores the physics of light as it relates to the immersive light installation Swell.  Swell, which represents innovation in immersive light installations, draws explicit

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday November 19, 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 November 19, 2016 2 – 3:30 pm

Neither Common nor Everyday: The Barbara L. Gordon Folk Art Collection

Join guest curator of A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America, Richard Miller as he examines the aesthetic and meaning of the large body of work that has come to be known as American Folk Art.  The paintings, sculpture, and furniture in the Gordon collection were made between 1800 and

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday November 20, 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 November 20, 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
Thursday November 24, 2016 10 am – 8 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED – Thanksgiving Day

The Museum is closed in observance of the holiday.

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Special Events
Friday November 25, 2016 11 am – 4 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Black Friday in Midtown

A local shopping extravaganza for a good cause. Donate $20 cash to Washoe County School District Children in Transition and receive a shopping pass for deep discounts at participating Midtown Reno businesses, including 20% savings on select merchandise at the Museum Shop.  

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Group Tours
Saturday November 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 November 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 November 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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Special Events
Thursday December 1, 2016 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% savings, 10% for everyone else. 

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Special Events
Friday December 2, 2016 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% savings, 10% for everyone else. 

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Talks
Friday December 2, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Doug Groves on Craft and Tradition of the Nevada Buckaroo

Recipient of the Nevada Governor’s Arts Award and the Nevada Heritage Award, Great Basin buckaroo and braider Doug Groves makes finely crafted artisan horse gear.  Learning rawhide braiding from peers in the bunkhouse and beyond, he now passes on the skills and techniques for turning rawhide into beautiful and functional

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday December 3, 2016 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% savings, 10% for everyone else. 

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Group Tours
Saturday December 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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Talks
Saturday December 3, 2016 2 – 3 pm

Collector Barbara L. Gordon on A Shared Legacy

Join Barbara L. Gordon as she shares her journey as a collector navigating the wonderfully intuitive and accessible designs, colors and shapes that make up American Folk Art. From her first purchase of a particularly elegant birdhouse with a green painted tin roof, plucked from a row of items in

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$12 General
$8 Members

Special Events
Sunday December 4, 2016 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% savings, 10% for everyone else. 

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Group Tours
Sunday December 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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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday December 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 December 8, 2016 5 – 6 pm

Conversational Spanish Gallery Tours

Join us for a feature gallery tour and informal conversation completely in Spanish. Designed for native and non-native Spanish speakers alike. Reservations not required. Included with price of admission / FREE for students with ID  

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Group Tours
Thursday December 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 December 9, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Eric Freyer on Raw Wood and Craft

Freyer believes that wood is one of nature’s riches gifts. It can be as light and luminescent as water or as dense and opaque as stone. Sculpted by a craftsman, wood expresses and inspires emotion by transcending its function to touch the soul. Join local wood worker Eric Freyer as

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$10 General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday December 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 December 10, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

Museum School Open House and Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Enjoy free admission, live performances, hands-on art activities and storytelling in this free monthly program for families. The Museum School Open House includes faculty meet-and-greets, drop in drawing sessions and discounts on class registrations! SCHEDULE  10 am – 6 pm | Free Admission for all Visitors 10 am – 4 pm | Pottery

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FREE General
FREE Members

Special Events
Saturday December 10, 2016 10 am – 3 pm

MUSEUM STORE: Holiday Pop-up Shop

Find holiday gifts handmade by local artists at this boutique shopping experience. First, encounter Susie Rusk, a Nevada native with a love of creating handmade artisanal jewelry. Want a unique sculpture? Mother and daughter team Debbie and Rachael Lambin of Reno turn books into art objects through their work, My

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Group Tours
Saturday December 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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Group Tours
Sunday December 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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Ongoing Programs
Thursday December 15, 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 December 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
Friday December 16, 2016 12 – 1 pm

Toys and Tradition with the Nevada Woodchucks

The Nevada Woodchucks are dedicated to teaching the skills of woodworking to Northern Nevada.  Through the sharing of ideas, accomplishments, techniques and woodworking projects, this organization is keeping traditional craft alive and sharing the joy of handmade toys with children in the community.  Join Woodchucks President and avid woodworker Rick

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday December 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 December 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 December 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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Group Tours
Thursday December 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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Hours of Operation
Saturday December 24, 2016 10 am – 3 pm

EARLY CLOSURE – Christmas Eve

In observance of the holiday, the entire Museum will close at 3 pm. Chez Louie, the on-site restaurant, will serve a limited menu.

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Group Tours
Saturday December 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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Hours of Operation
Sunday December 25, 2016 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED – Christmas Day

The Museum is closed in observance of the holiday.

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Group Tours
Thursday December 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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Hours of Operation
Saturday December 31, 2016 10 am – 3 pm

EARLY CLOSURE – New Year’s Eve

In observance of the holiday, the entire Museum will close at 3 pm. Chez Louie, the on-site restaurant, will serve a limited menu.

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Group Tours
Saturday December 31, 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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Hours of Operation
Sunday January 1, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED – New Year’s Day

The Museum is closed in observance of the holiday.

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Group Tours
Thursday May 25, 2017 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 May 25, 2017 6 – 8 pm

3-Minute Film Competition Screening

NOTE: This event has sold out online. There will be a handful of tickets available at the door. A free simulcast of the 3-Minute Film Competition will take place in the Founders’ Room this evening. Seating is limited for the simulcast. Local filmmakers of all ages were invited to submit

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$5 General

Group Tours
Saturday May 27, 2017 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 28, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday May 28, 2017 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
Sunday June 4, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday June 4, 2017 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 7, 2017 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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Film
Wednesday June 14, 2017 6 – 7:30 pm

Are You Really My Friend? The movie.

In 2011, photographer Tanja Alexia Hollander set out to differentiate the real from the virtual by photographing all 626 of her Facebook friends and exploring the meaning of friendship in the era of social media. Over the course of 5 years, she traveled around the country and around the world,

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Thursday June 15, 2017 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 June 15, 2017 6 – 7 pm

The Nuclear Landscape

Peter Goin is a photographer best known for his work with transformed landscapes and is currently serving as Foundation Professor of Art in Photography and Time Based Media/(Videography) at the University of Nevada, Reno. Join Peter as he discusses his Nuclear Landscapes, featured in the Museums Altered Landscape collection, and

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday June 18, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday June 18, 2017 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 22, 2017 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 June 22, 2017 6 – 7 pm

Capturing Lake Tahoe

Thomas Bachand has been a professional photographer for over twenty years. His photography of Lake Tahoe captures the allure and fragility of this beloved landmark and destination. Join Tom as he explores his own body of work, the historic photography of Carleton Watkins, and how photography informs our perception of

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday June 24, 2017 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 25, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday June 25, 2017 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 29, 2017 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 July 1, 2017 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 1, 2017 2 – 3 pm

Harnessing the Wind

Deon Reynolds is a photographer based in Eureka, Nevada, whose curiosity allows him to find quirky and unusual aspects in the wide-open spaces of the West.  His work, archived in the Center for Art + Environment, reveals the intricate engineering behind wind turbines while capturing the character of the land

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 2, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday July 2, 2017 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 July 4, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED

The Museum is closed in observance of the holiday.

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Ongoing Programs
Thursday July 6, 2017 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday Burning Man Celebration

Join us for the opening celebration of City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man at First Thursday. Preview your playa persona, enjoy live music by Dingo Weasel, and view the Nautilus Submarine art car. Membership Host: NV Energy Gift: Barrick Gold of North America. Hosts: The X 100.1 FM

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$10 General
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Ongoing Programs
Saturday July 8, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

Barrio Block Party

Presented by Bank of America Join us for a blowout summer block party! Enjoy a free day at the Museum, live performances, food and craft vendors and hands-on art projects. Have your face painted, tour the galleries, drop in the E.L. Cord Museum School for free art projects while enjoying

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Sunday July 9, 2017 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.  

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Group Tours
Sunday July 9, 2017 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 13, 2017 5 – 6 pm

Gallery Conversations in Spanish

Join us for a feature gallery tour and informal conversation completely in Spanish. Designed for native and non-native Spanish speakers alike. Reservations not required. Included with price of admission / FREE for students with ID  

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Group Tours
Thursday July 13, 2017 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 13, 2017 6 – 7 pm

Building the City of Dust

Will Roger Peterson discovered Burning Man in 1994 and founded the Black Rock City Department of Public Works — a team of several hundred people responsible for pre-event and post-event construction logistics and production. Join Will as he shares stories about the creation, civic design, and future of Black Rock

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday July 14, 2017 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

Group Tours
Saturday July 15, 2017 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 16, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday July 16, 2017 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 20, 2017 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 July 20, 2017 6 – 8 pm

Struggle & Hope

Among the wealth of untold stories in American history is the rise and slow disappearance of all-black towns that sprung up following the end of the Civil War. This feature-length documentary mines the stories of the last-remaining residents, while charting their heroic efforts to ensure their independence, and hopes for

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 22, 2017 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 22, 2017 2 – 3 pm

Art on the Playa and Beyond: Community, Participation and Interactivity

Crimson Rose joins Maria Partridge to tell the story of public art and civic activity in Black Rock City and beyond. Interactive Community Collaboration is the context for creativity that blurs the distinction between audience and art form. People are transformed from spectator to participant and are given permission to

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 23, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday July 23, 2017 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 27, 2017 4 – 8 pm

MidTown Art Walk

In celebration of Artown the Museum will offer FREE admission to Midtown Art Walk participants, offering the chance to explore City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man. Guests are welcome to join artist Jessica Rath from 6 – 8 pm as she premiers her experimental film, Last of the Herd,

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FREE General

Group Tours
Thursday July 27, 2017 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 27, 2017 6 – 8 pm

Shifting Habitats

Your world is a façade created by human sensory and social perception. There are millions of other species who are having a much different experience of this world. Jessica Rath considers how the aesthetics of agricultural production and human containment of the landscape effect non-human species. Join Jessica as she

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday July 29, 2017 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 29, 2017 6 – 11 pm

High and Dry: Summer Ride

High & Dry is a collaborative, multi-faceted summer event designed to explore and celebrate high desert life – the culture, the history, the mysticism, and our relationship to land, water, and the harsh environment. The event begins at the Holland Project (140 Vesta Street) and participants will journey to the

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday July 30, 2017 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch

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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Group Tours
Sunday July 30, 2017 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 August 2, 2017 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 August 3, 2017 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: The Coney Dogs

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

Talks
Friday August 4, 2017 12 – 1 pm

Ladybee on Playa Made Jewelry

Jewelry epitomizes the spirit of Burning Man’s gift economy and honors the creative spirit of those who make it.  Join Christine “Ladybee” Kristen for a conversation about her personal collection of jewelry, the makers featured in her collection, and her recent book The Jewelry of Burning Man.

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday August 5, 2017 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 6, 2017 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch: Erika Paul

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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Special Events
Sunday August 6, 2017 10:30 am – 1 pm

Shooting Stars at the Nightingale Sky Room

In this cocktail brunch and chamber concert in partnership with Classical Tahoe, audiences are treated to Hungarian composer Ligeti’s six spirited pieces for Woodwind Quintet; like flashes in a midnight sky, these delightful miniatures will transport you. And the remarkable sound of eight string players performing Felix Mendelssohn’s brilliant Octet

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Group Tours
Sunday August 6, 2017 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
Friday August 11, 2017 1 – 3 pm

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

This month’s Art Afternoon has sold out. Please click here to pre-register for our next session on Friday, September 8. 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

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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday August 12, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

The Hands ON! on Second Saturdays program offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, storytelling, a docent-guided tour, live performances, and community collaborations.  “Art Investigators” which provides children the opportunity to engage with Museum staff and take a closer look at selected artworks while engaging in a dialogue about the

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Group Tours
Saturday August 12, 2017 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 13, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday August 13, 2017 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 17, 2017 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 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 17, 2017 6 – 7 pm

John Law on Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society

John Law is an American artist, prankster, and an original member of the Cacophony Society and Suicide Club. Along with Michael Mikel and Larry Harvey, Law co-founded The Burning Man Festival in the early 1990s. Law has not attended Burning Man since 1996. Join the San Francisco native for a

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday August 19, 2017 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 August 19, 2017 5 – 8:30 pm

The Folk & the Lore: The Playa

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 August 20, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday August 20, 2017 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
Sunday August 20, 2017 4 – 5 pm

Leo Villareal on Black Rock to Bridges

Leo Villareal is a pioneer in the use of LEDs and custom computer software and is best known for his light sculptures and architectural, site-specific works. He first attended Burning Man in 1994, which inspired him to begin creating immersive experiences on a larger scale. Join Villareal as he discusses

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Thursday August 24, 2017 5:45 – 7:30 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 24, 2017 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 24, 2017 6 – 7 pm

Harrod Blank in Conversation with Philo Northrup on Wild Wheels: Celebrating the Art Car

Harrod Blank has been making and documenting Art Cars for 35 years.  When he brought his art car “Oh My God!” to Burning Man in 1993 he also began filming on what would become an epic film project about the event 25 years in the making.  Harrod established Art Car

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday August 26, 2017 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 27, 2017 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch

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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Group Tours
Sunday August 27, 2017 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 31, 2017 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 2, 2017 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 3, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday September 3, 2017 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 September 5, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM OPEN: Burning Man Day

In the spirit of Burning Man, and in celebration of City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man, the Museum will be open the day after Labor Day to accommodate burners returning from the playa. Admission is FREE, but donations are accepted.

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday September 6, 2017 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 September 7, 2017 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: The Sextones

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

Ongoing Programs
Friday September 8, 2017 1 – 3 pm

Art Afternoon: Workshop and Social for Seniors

NOTE: The September 8 session of Art Afternoon has sold out. To register for the October 13 session, please click here. 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

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$7 General
$6 Members

Ongoing Programs
Saturday September 9, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

The Hands ON! on Second Saturdays program offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, storytelling, a docent-guided tour, live performances, and community collaborations.  “Art Investigators” which provides children the opportunity to engage with Museum staff and take a closer look at selected artworks while engaging in a dialogue about the

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Group Tours
Saturday September 9, 2017 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 10, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday September 10, 2017 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 14, 2017 5 – 6 pm

Gallery Conversations in Spanish

Join us for a feature gallery tour and informal conversation completely in Spanish. Designed for native and non-native Spanish speakers alike. Reservations not required. Included with price of admission / FREE for students with ID  

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Group Tours
Thursday September 14, 2017 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 14, 2017 6 – 7 pm

Deborah A. Boehm and Carolyn L. White: Archaeology and Ethnography of Black Rock City

Cultural anthropologist Deborah A. Boehm and archaeologist Carolyn L. White from the University Nevada, Reno will discuss their multi-year, cross-disciplinary approach to studying Black Rock City and its inhabitants. Hear stories about the information they collect and analyze to understand the city and community of Burning Man.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday September 16, 2017 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 September 16, 2017 1 – 3 pm

Marian Goodell on the Films and Shorts of Burning Man

Marian Goodell first attended Burning Man in 1995, and in 1997 co-founded Black Rock City, LLC. Marian developed Burning Man’s media policies and built its communications team. Today, as CEO of the nonprofit Burning Man Project, Marian oversees 100 employees and a $40 million operating budget in an effort to

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$12 General
$8 Members

Talks
Saturday September 16, 2017 6 – 7:30 pm

Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl Keynote Event: An Evening with Adam Johnson

NOTE: Registration for this event is now full. To view the full schedule of Literary Crawl activities, please visit nevadahumanities.org Join us for Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl Keynote Event: An Evening with Adam Johnson. The evening features award-winning novelist Adam Johnson reading from his recent work. Johnson is the author

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FREE General
FREE Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday September 17, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday September 17, 2017 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 21, 2017 5:45 – 7:30 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 21, 2017 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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Special Events
Thursday September 21, 2017 6 – 9 pm

The Brewer’s Cabinet Beer Dinner at chez louie

Join chez louie executive chef Erika Pinto for a specially-prepared six-course dinner paired with a selection of Brewer’s Cabinet craft beers.  Preregistration is required and can be made by calling 775.284.2921. $55, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Members receive 10% savings.

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Talks
Friday September 22, 2017 12 – 1 pm

Sonia Falcone on The Color Field of the Greater West

CANCELLED Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.  Please check our calendar for other Unsettled programming. 

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Talks
Saturday September 23, 2017 11 am – noon

Ed Ruscha and JoAnne Northrup on Unsettled: Stories from the Edge

As the Collaborating Curator for Unsettled, iconic Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha’s singular perspective and experiences in the ever-changing West have informed and shaped this landmark exhibition.  Join Ruscha, in conversation with Curatorial Director and Curator of Contemporary Art JoAnne Northrup, as they explore the connections among the diverse cultures

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday September 23, 2017 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 September 23, 2017 4 – 6 pm

3hattrio in Concert

If you ask most people what Western music is you are likely to hear the response, Cowboys and Indians. 3hattrio has great respect for this music but they also think there is more to the West. Music is often identified with place, like the Delta and its blues or mountain

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$25 General
$20 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday September 24, 2017 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch

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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Group Tours
Sunday September 24, 2017 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 September 28, 2017 5 – 6 pm

Take Me Home Huey: Opening Ceremony

Please join Nevada Arts Council board member Ryrie Valdez, in collaboration with the Nevada Museum of Art, to honor our veterans and witness the healing power of art, as we welcome the Take Me Home Huey Project to Reno.  Partake in the unveiling of the 47-foot contemporary sculpture made from

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FREE General

Group Tours
Thursday September 28, 2017 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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Special Events
Thursday September 28, 2017 6:30 – 8 pm

Documentary Screening: Take Me Home Huey

Winning the Mercedes-Benz Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January at its World Premiere, the 70-minute-long film combines contemporary and historical footage to portray the journey of a Medevac helicopter, shot down in 1969 during a rescue in Vietnam, as it is

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$7 General
$5 Members

Talks
Friday September 29, 2017 12 – 1 pm

Kerry Rohrmeier on the Urban Geography of Black Rock City

Kerry Rohrmeier received her PhD from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2013, and is a lecturer in Geography and Global Studies at San Jose State University.  Formerly a professional land use planner, Rohrmeier conducts fieldwork at Black Rock City. In this talk, Rohrmeier explores the construction of innovative, creative

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$10 General
FREE Members

Special Events
Friday September 29, 2017 6 – 8 pm

Documentary Screening: Take Me Home Huey

Winning the Mercedes-Benz Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January at its World Premiere, the 70-minute-long film combines contemporary and historical footage to portray the journey of a Medevac helicopter, shot down in 1969 during a rescue in Vietnam, as it is

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$7 General
$5 Members

Group Tours
Saturday September 30, 2017 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 September 30, 2017 2 – 4 pm

Documentary Screening: Take Me Home Huey

Winning the Mercedes-Benz Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January at its World Premiere, the 70-minute-long film combines contemporary and historical footage to portray the journey of a Medevac helicopter, shot down in 1969 during a rescue in Vietnam, as it is

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$7 General
$5 Members

Special Events
Saturday September 30, 2017 6 – 8:30 pm

The Folk & The Lore: Stories of Our Veterans

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 held at the Nevada Museum of Art.

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 1, 2017 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch

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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Group Tours
Sunday October 1, 2017 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 4, 2017 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 5, 2017 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Jake Houston

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

Group Tours
Saturday October 7, 2017 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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Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 8, 2017 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch

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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Group Tours
Sunday October 8, 2017 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 12, 2017 5 – 6 pm

Gallery Conversations in Spanish

Join us for a feature gallery tour and informal conversation completely in Spanish. Designed for native and non-native Spanish speakers alike. Reservations not required. Included with price of admission / FREE for students with ID  

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Group Tours
Thursday October 12, 2017 5 – 6 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 12, 2017 6 – 7 pm

Larry Harvey in Conversation with David Walker: Reflections on the Growth of Burning Man

In 1986, in what can be described as a spontaneous act of self-expression, Larry Harvey and a friend built and burned a wooden figure on Baker Beach in San Francisco. Three decades later, this annual event has made its mark on history.  Burning Man is now a global force for

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday October 13, 2017 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 October 14, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

Hands ON! Second Saturdays

The Hands ON! on Second Saturdays program offers monthly free admission, hands-on art activities, storytelling, a docent-guided tour, live performances, and community collaborations.  “Art Investigators” provides children the opportunity to engage with Museum staff and take a closer look at selected artworks while engaging in a dialogue about the selected

More Info
Group Tours
Saturday October 14, 2017 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 October 14, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 pm

“A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone” – A Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Long before Black Lives Matter became a rallying cry, Edythe Boone embodied that truth as an artist, an educator, and a great-grandmother. When a personal tragedy ignites a national outcry, everything that Edythe has worked so tirelessly for is at stake. From humble Harlem beginnings herself, the indefatigable Edythe has

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$12 General
$8 Members
$5 Student

Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 15, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday October 15, 2017 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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Member Events
Thursday October 19, 2017 5 – 9 pm

Members Premiere: Art + Environment Season

Members and Conference guests are invited to gather for the Members’ Premiere of the 2017 Art + Environment Season. Curators and artists are available for informal conversation as well as special roving and interactive surprises featuring the creative citizenry of Black Rock City. Live music by The Special 2. Members

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Symposium
Friday October 20, 2017 9 am – 5 pm

2017 Art + Environment Conference

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 TO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017 For three days (Thursday, October 19 through Saturday, October 21), the Nevada Museum of Art will present the 2017 Art + Environment Conference.  Our guests will traverse time and space across the unsettled terrains, shifting frontiers, and limitless horizons of a super-region we call

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Hours of Operation
Friday October 20, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED: Art+Environment Conference

The Museum is closed to the public on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21, for our signature triennial event, the Art + Environment Conference. To learn more, please click here. 

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Hours of Operation
Saturday October 21, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

MUSEUM CLOSED: 2017 Art + Environment Conference

The Museum is closed to the public on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21, for our signature triennial event, the Art + Environment Conference. To learn more, please click here. 

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Ongoing Programs
Sunday October 22, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday October 22, 2017 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 26, 2017 5 – 6 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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Ongoing Programs
Thursday October 26, 2017 5:45 – 7:30 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

Talks
Thursday October 26, 2017 6 – 7 pm

David Best on Building Sacred Spaces

Internationally-renowned American sculptor David Best and a group of friends first built a sacred temple out of reclaimed wood and waste from a local toy manufacturer at Burning Man in 2000. Since then, he has been involved in the design of 9 temples.  Best explores the important collaborative and participatory

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$12 General
$8 Members

Group Tours
Saturday October 28, 2017 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 29, 2017 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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Group Tours
Sunday October 29, 2017 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 November 1, 2017 10:30 am – 2 pm

SOLD OUT: 2017 Arts & Flowers Artisans’ Mall & Luncheon

This event is sold out. To be put on our waiting list, please contact Chani Knight at 775.398.7232 or chani.knight@nevadaart.org. Volunteers in Art (VIA) hosts the 36th Annual Arts and Flowers Luncheon at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa from 10:30 am to 2 pm. Enjoy a wonderful afternoon filled with

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Ongoing Programs
Wednesday November 1, 2017 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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FREE Teacher

Ongoing Programs
Thursday November 2, 2017 5 – 7 pm

First Thursday: Rick Costa

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

Talks
Friday November 3, 2017 12 – 1 pm

Christopher Breedlove on Burners Without Borders

As Program Manager, Christopher Breedlove supports the volunteer-driven community leadership work of Burners Without Borders (BWB), whose goal is to unlock the innate skills of local communities to solve problems that bring about meaningful change.  Born in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, BWB has become a symbol of how the

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$10 General
FREE Members

Group Tours
Saturday November 4, 2017 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 5, 2017 10 am – 2 pm

Sunday Music Brunch

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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Group Tours
Sunday November 5, 2017 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 9, 2017 5 – 6 pm

Gallery Conversations in Spanish

Join us for a feature gallery tour and informal conversation completely in Spanish. Designed for native and non-native Spanish speakers alike. Reservations not required. Included with price of admission / FREE for students with ID  

More Info
Group Tours
Thursday November 9, 2017 5 – 6 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 November 9, 2017 6 – 7 pm

Bill Gilbert in Conversation with Bill Fox Ceramics in the Greater West

Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Art & Ecology and Lannan Endowed Chair, College of Fine Art, University of New Mexico, Bill Gilbert explores the revival of and contemporary evolution from Indigenous pottery traditions in the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. Join Bill, in conversation with Bill Fox, Director of the Center

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$12 General
$8 Members

Ongoing Programs
Friday November 10, 2017 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