Calendar of Events

April

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities brings together twelve Nevada artists to present an exhibition of artworks April 2 through May 29, 2015. The exhibition explores how transience has shaped the Southern Nevada landscape.

Transience has shaped Southern Nevada in nearly uncountable ways—from the incredible...

6:00 p.m. - 9:00
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is cordially invited to the Artist Reception of Transient Landscapes on April 2, 2015, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Nevada Humanities brings together twelve Nevada artists to present an exhibition of artworks April 2 through May 29, 2015. The exhibition explores how transience has...

Friday, April 3, 2015

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street
Reno, Nevada

Darrell Lockhart, a scholar of the Jewish diaspora in Latin America, discusses the implications and layers of meaning for Jews in Latin America to create a context for understanding artist Tamara Kostianovsky's installation After Goya.  

The 'Art Bite' series presents lunchtime...

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Pop-Up Poetry is a featured event of the Las Vegas Poets Organization and Nevada Humanities. The public is cordially invited to attend this free poetry...

Monday, April 6, 2015

Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC)
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, BRIC Art 5, with artwork by eight area artists at the City's Business Resource...

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, The Driest State: Nevada Watersheds by artist Nolan Preece, at the CCAI...

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities brings together twelve Nevada artists to present an exhibition of artworks April 2 through May 29, 2015. The exhibition explores how transience has shaped the Southern Nevada landscape.

Transience has shaped Southern Nevada in nearly uncountable ways—from the incredible...

Saturday, April 11, 2015

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nevada State Museum
309 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

Notorious Nevadans, an educational event, is being presented by the Nevada Council for History Education and the Nevada State Museum. In addition to lectures and workshops by notable historians and journalists, and former county commissioner Darwin Lamb's and former sheriff Ralph Lamb's...

Monday, April 13, 2015

Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC)
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, BRIC Art 5, with artwork by eight area artists at the City's Business Resource...

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, The Driest State: Nevada Watersheds by artist Nolan Preece, at the CCAI...

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities brings together twelve Nevada artists to present an exhibition of artworks April 2 through May 29, 2015. The exhibition explores how transience has shaped the Southern Nevada landscape.

Transience has shaped Southern Nevada in nearly uncountable ways—from the incredible...

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Community Room of KNPB
1670 North Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Young Chautauqua is a program developed by Nevada Humanities for children ages 8 to 18. Workshops are held January through June, and the program culminates with performances at the Flying B Pavilion at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in June, as part of Nevada Humanities Chautauqua. Young...

Friday, April 17, 2015

12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room
333 Las Vegas Boulevard, South
Las Vegas, Nevada

Howard Hughes: Footprints in the Desert Sand is a Chautauqua presentation by Brian Kral. The public is cordially invited to this free event.

Brian Kral is a Las Vegas-based director, playwright and theatre educator. He is the author of more than twenty plays, and his scripts...

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street
Reno, Nevada

Artist Erika Harrsch discusses the intersections between art and public engagement in her work on display in the museum and the pop-up art throughout the community.

The 'Art Bite' series presents lunchtime dialogues offering perspectives and interpretations of art and exhibits on display...

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Avenue
Reno, Nevada

Panelists: Steven Gerhke, Jared Stanley, and Lindsay Wilson. Moderator: Ann Keniston

Join us in April to celebrate National Poetry Month at the Nevada Humanities Salon. The evening will include poetry readings from some of Nevada's new poets, and will include a conversation about the...

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Student Union, Cohen Theater
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Theta Theta Omega Chapter, and 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc. invite you to a lecture and dialogue with one of America's leading voices of social justice. The gathering is free and open to the public.

Judge Johnnie Rawlinson became the first University of...

Saturday, April 18, 2015

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The California Trail Interpretive Center
1 Trail Center Way
Elko, Nevada

Historian Doris Dwyer will give a Chautauqua portrayal of Margaret Breen at the California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko. Breen, along with her husband Patrick and seven children, set out for California in the Spring of 1846. Along the Trail, they joined with a number of other emigrants to...

Sunday, April 19, 2015

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Avenue
Reno, Nevada

Now in its 23rd season, Great Basin Young Chautauqua is an award-winning program in which young people learn how to research and develop original Chautauqua presentations. Our young scholars, ages 8-18, select a historical figure and then spend four months researching and rehearsing their...

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Avenue
Reno, Nevada

Now in its 23rd season, Great Basin Young Chautauqua is an award-winning program in which young people learn how to research and develop original...

Monday, April 20, 2015

Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC)
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, BRIC Art 5, with artwork by eight area artists at the City's Business Resource...

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, The Driest State: Nevada Watersheds by artist Nolan Preece, at the CCAI...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School
567 Richmond Street
Carson City, Nevada

Doug Mishler will give a Chautauqua presentation of President Teddy Roosevelt for students of St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School. Teddy Roosevelt was the youngest man ever to assume the Presidency of the United States, and he was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities brings together twelve Nevada artists to present an exhibition of artworks April 2 through May 29, 2015. The exhibition explores how transience has shaped the Southern Nevada landscape.

Transience has shaped Southern Nevada in nearly uncountable ways—from the incredible...

Saturday, April 25, 2015

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve
309 South Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The first discussion in the series Genderfication: The Power of Women Working Together is entitled From Margins to Mainstream.  The discussion centers on the ways that women made early Nevada a sustainable community by setting community standards, including sanitation, and by...

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Nevada Historical Society
1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Now in its 23rd season, Great Basin Young Chautauqua is an award-winning program in which young people learn how to research and develop original...

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Nevada Historical Society
1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Now in its 23rd season, Great Basin Young Chautauqua is an award-winning program in which young people learn how to research and develop original...

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Music Director/Conductor David Bugli and guest soloists Sally Turk, flute, and Michael Langham, harp, will discuss the lives,...

Monday, April 27, 2015

Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC)
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, BRIC Art 5, with artwork by eight area artists at the City's Business Resource...

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, The Driest State: Nevada Watersheds by artist Nolan Preece, at the CCAI...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

3:30 pm - 9 pm
National Automobile Museum - The Harrah Collection
10 South Lake Street
Reno, Nevada

The 2015 History Symposium at the National Automobile Museum - The Harrah Collection will explore a decade dominated by war -- the Korean war, the beginning of the Vietnam war, and the threat of Communism through the Cold War.  The 1950s saw the establishment of suburbia. the birth of rock and...

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities brings together twelve Nevada artists to present an exhibition of artworks April 2 through May 29, 2015. The exhibition explores how transience has shaped the Southern Nevada landscape.

Transience has shaped Southern Nevada in nearly uncountable ways—from the incredible...

4:00 pm - 9 pm
National Automobile Museum - The Harrah Collection
10 South Lake Street
Reno, Nevada

The 2015 History Symposium at the National Automobile Museum - The Harrah Collection will explore a decade dominated by war -- the Korean war, the beginning of the Vietnam war, and the threat of Communism through the Cold War.  The 1950s saw the establishment of suburbia. the birth of rock and...

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenspun Hall Auditorium, UNLV
4505 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada

Richard Siken is a poet, painter, filmmaker, and an editor at Spork Press. A recipient of two Arizona Commission on the Arts grants, two Lannan Residency fellowships, and a Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, he is the author of Crush, winner of...

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Community Room of KNPB
1670 North Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Young Chautauqua is a program developed by Nevada Humanities for children ages 8 to 18. Workshops are held January through June, and the program culminates with performances at the Flying B Pavilion at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in June, as part of Nevada Humanities Chautauqua. Young...

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