Nevada Humanities.

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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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Nevada Means Home
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At Nevada Humanities, we create and make possible programs that feature the history and vibrant cultures and traditions that make Nevada the place we love.

Please consider what the humanities mean to you and help us to sustain our essential programs by making a gift to our Annual Fund. Your support will truly help us serve every corner of this great state.

Thank you!

NH Salon: September
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SEPTEMBER SALON: "Why Is Your Favorite Book Such a Terrible Movie?"

Join us for a conversation about the process of transforming a book into a film, and what happens during that translation. Nate Ashley, Chris Coake and Paul Hoppe anchor our panel this month -- Nate runs "Films on Tap," and both Chris and Paul are authors whose works have been optioned by Hollywood --...

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
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Nevada Humanities Program Gallery hosts the exhibit “WAVES: 1998 - Continuing” a contemporary drawing series by Carson City, NV, artist Galen Brown.

The exhibit is an ongoing exploration of “works that explore surface, a feeling of density or quietness, and objects that carry or may trigger ones memories.” “WAVES” is a response to Brown’s experiences growing up and living in the Lake...