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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Great Basin Young Chautauqua: Information Session on Thursday January 14
Written by: Nevada Humanities

Nevada Humanities kicks off the 2016 season of Great Basin Young Chautauqua with an information session for parents and potential Young Chautauquans on January 14, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the KNPB Meeting Room at 1670 N. Virginia Street, Reno. Our first youth workshop session will take place on January 28, at 6:30 p.m.  Participation in the Young Chautauqua program is free and open to all youth ages 8 – 18. See the GBYC program page for more information.

January Salon: Poetic Food for the Soul
Written by: Nevada Humanities

Join us in the new year as we discuss the natural hunger that people have for connection beyond the mundane world of existence. With our expert panelists, we will discuss the films, music, literature, and art that allows us to explore the​ expressions of the Soul around the world.

Online Nevada Encyclopedia: A Story of Encounters
Written by: Nevada Humanities

The story of encounters between the indigenous communities and non-native inhabitants of Nevada is complex and varied. Within decades of the first recorded meetings of Euro-American explorers and the native tribes of the Great Basin, Nevada became a U.S. territory and then a state. Very quickly, its native peoples faced a rapidly changing environment in which it became a challenge to continue...