Nevada Humanities.

Explore. Experience. Engage.

Nevada Humanities provides opportunities for Nevadans to explore, experience, engage, and understand the world around them. We create programs and support projects that define the Nevada experience, feature local culture and heritage, and facilitate the investigation of ideas that matter to Nevadans and their communities.

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Doom Towns: The People & Landscapes of Atomic Testing
Written by: Nevada Humanities

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Doom Towns: The People and Landscapes of Atomic Testing on view March 31 through May 26, 2016, at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, located at 1017 S. First Street, #190, in downtown Las Vegas. Doom Towns features the work of Las Vegas-based historian Andy Kirk and artwork by UK-based artist Kristian Purcell, from a new graphic history about the history of atomic testing forthcoming from Oxford University Press in 2016.

A project three years in the making, the works featured in the Doom Towns exhibition bring together an exciting confluence of art and narrative to illustrate – and elucidate – this critical time in our nation’s history. Purcell, a traditionally trained artist, experimented with different forms and mediums in an effort to reconcile his artistic style to function in the graphic novel format. At the same time, Kirk, a professor of history and director of the Public History Program at the...

Young Restaurateurs / Ratatouille
Written by: Nevada Humanities
Parents and their children are invited to learn how a fine dining restaurant and professional kitchen operates. They will learn staff roles and responsibilities and understand how teams work together. Following the presentation, attendees will enjoy a provided lunch while watching Disney Film's Ratatouille.
Heritage Restaurant, Whitney Peak Hotel, 255 N....
Martini Dinner with Bond, James Bond
Written by: Nevada Humanities

James Bond has been a fan favorite across every living generation of moviegoers. In 53 years, 007 has been portrayed by seven actors and in more than two dozen films; yet none are quite as beloved as Sean Connery. Enjoy a specially themed multi–course dinner with paired shaken (not stirred) cocktails.
Heritage Restaurant, Whitney Peak Hotel, 255 N. Virginia St, Reno. Coordinated by Films...