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Dixon in Depth

Dixon in Depth

Maynard Dixon’s trips through Northern and Southern Nevada between 1901 and 1939 resulted in hundreds of sketches, paintings, and poems.

Join exhibition curator Ann M. Wolfe and renowned Dixon scholar Donald Hagerty for a program about Dixon in Nevada.

  • Doors Open with Coffee at 10 am 
  • Opening Remarks and Talk by Ann Wolfe 
  • Donald J.  Hagerty | A Scattering of Obsidian Chips: Maynard Dixon’s Nevada

About the Speakers:


Ann M. Wolfe holds the endowed position of Andrea and John C. Deane Family Chief Curator and Associate Director at the Nevada Museum of Art, where she has worked since 2006. She is an art historian, scholar, and writer on topics specializing in Nevada art history, photography, Indigenous art of the Great Basin, and placing Nevada art, history, and culture into a broader global context. 


Donald J. Hagerty is the author of Desert Dreams: The Art and Life of Maynard Dixon, The Life of Maynard Dixon, and The Art of Maynard Dixon. Additional publications include Beyond the Visible Terrain: The Art of Ed Mell, Holding Ground: The Art of Gary Ernest Smith, Canyon de Chelly: 100 Years of Painting and Photography, and Leading the West: One Hundred Contemporary Painters and Sculptors. In addition, he has written numerous articles for Western Art Collector, Montana: The Magazine of Western History, California State Library Bulletin, and American Art Collector, among others. 

NOTE: This program was originally scheduled on March 1 as part of the opening weekend of Sagebrush and Solitude: Maynard Dixon in Nevada. It has been rescheduled in two parts, Dixon in Depth and Labor, Race, and Maynard Dixon’s Boulder Dam Suite.

April 10, 2024 10:30 am – noon
$15 General
$10 Members
$13 Student