Due to construction, Museum parking may be limited at the time of your visit. Look for additional parking in free or metered spaces along nearby streets.

Educators and Schools

Our Education Philosophy

Education at the Nevada Museum of Art cultivates inspired exploration and the use of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as tools to create wonder, deep engagement, and meaning in the visual arts. Our integration of STEAM education has built a statewide movement.

Our institution pushes the integration of research, education, public programming, and unique exhibitions to build a diverse community of creative thinkers. The Museum boasts a revolutionary philosophy of education that leverages the history of the Museum’s Center for Art + Environment as a testing ground for knowledge creation and artistic production.

Megan Bellister
Nell J. Redfield Curator of Learning and Engagement


NV STEAM Conference

Hosting more than 300 educators from across the Silver State, the NV STEAM Conference is the most important statewide event for exploring ideas and strategies that incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math into pioneering classroom practices that foster student creativity.

Educator Evenings

Join fellow educators, visiting artists, and Museum staff for in-person and virtual presentations, discussion and activity based on current exhibitions and the collections as they relate to the National Core Arts Standards and Nevada Academic Content Standards.

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School Tours

School tours are highly engaging and age appropriate learning opportunities for preK-12 students.

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Earn Professional Development Hours

Educators can receive state-approved professional development hours for many of the courses in the E.L. Cord Museum School.


Eddie Guth
E.L. Cord Museum School Director



Lead Sponsors
E.L. Cord Foundation
The Hearst Foundations
The Nell J. Redfield Foundation

Major Sponsors
The Arthur and Mae Orvis Foundation, Inc.
Nevada Gold Mines

Thelma and Thomas Hart Foundation
Stacie Mathewson

Supporting Sponsors
Bank of America
First Independent Bank of Nevada
Jack Van Sickle Foundation
Marie Crowley Foundation
Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation
Roxie and Azad Joseph Foundation
U.S. Bank Foundation
Western Nevada Supply Co.

Additional Support
Catamount Fund
Clark/Sullivan Construction
Dermody Properties Foundation
Martin Iron Works Inc.
Merit Electric
RHP Mechanical Systems
Save Mart Cares Foundation
Stitser Drywall
Wawona Foundation