Calendar of Events

September

Monday, September 1, 2014

W.M. Keck Earth Science & Mineral Engineering Museum
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Learn the exciting story behind the second oldest museum in Nevada! "Earthquakes, Chukars, and Millionaires: The Mackay Mines Story" is an exhibit celebrating the last one hundred years of the Mackay Mines Building and its museum, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum....

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

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...

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, Humble Vessel, by artist Karl Schwiesow at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery from June 13 – September 11, 2014. CCAI hosted a reception for the artist on June 13, 5-7pm. The exhibition is free, and the public is...

Friday, September 5, 2014

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 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 presentation by Angel LaCanfora at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery. Nevada Humanities is located in Art Square at 1017 S. First Street, #...

Saturday, September 6, 2014

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
1450 Highway 88
Minden, Nevada

The Friends of Dangberg Ranch invite you to bring a favorite chair and relax on a Saturday morning, while you hear the story of Mary McNair Mathews.

When Mary McNair Mathews arrived on the Comstock, she carried with her more than carpetbags and trunks. Very much a woman of her time and...

2:00 p.m.
Historic Fifth Street School
401 South Fourth Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

In association with Young Audiences New York, Nevada Humanities and the city of Las Vegas present the Literature to Life® Workshop for Veterans and Teachers.

Open to veterans, active duty personnel, and teachers, this free workshop will take place Saturday, September 6, at 2:00...

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Historic Fifth Street School
401 South Fourth Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

In association with Young Audiences New York, Nevada Humanities and the city of Las Vegas present the Literature to Life® stage presentation of the novel The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien, performed by Billy Lyons and directed by Wynn Handman, on Saturday, September 6,...

Monday, September 8, 2014

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

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...

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, Humble Vessel, by artist Karl Schwiesow at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery from June 13 – September 11, 2014. CCAI hosted a reception for the artist on June 13, 5-7pm. The exhibition is free, and the public is...

Friday, September 12, 2014

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty St.
Reno, Nevada

Join Nevada's historian Ron James, retired administrator of the Nevada State Historic Preservation office, author and folklorist, as he describes Nevada's early years.  What does it mean when Nevada is referred to as "battle born"?  

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wildflower Village
4395 West 4th Street
Reno, Nevada

The Aurora Repertory Theatre invites you to see a Chautauqua portrayal of Henry Ford by Doug Mishler at the Wildflower Village Cabaret.

Come meet the never humble, though poorly educated, revolutionary who transformed America. Henry not only put America on wheels, he completely altered...

Monday, September 15, 2014

W.M. Keck Earth Science & Mineral Engineering Museum
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Learn the exciting story behind the second oldest museum in Nevada! "Earthquakes, Chukars, and Millionaires: The Mackay Mines Story" is an exhibit celebrating the last one hundred years of the Mackay Mines Building and its museum, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum....

Great Basin College Art Gallery
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada

This exhibition features art works in the collection of Wally Cuchine. The former director of the Eureka Opera House, Cuchine is well-known for his remarkable collection of works by Nevada’s finest artists. ...

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

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...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Boulder City / Hoover Dam Museum
1305 Arizona St.
Boulder City,Nevada 89005

The first Third Thursday at the Museum for the 2014-2015 season will feature the Rock Art of Southern Nevada, led by Mark Boatwright, Field Archaeologist with the Bureau of Land Management and a technical advisor to the Nevada Rock Art Foundation.  His presentation will focus on the role played...

Friday, September 19, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Avenue
Reno, Nevada

Join us for a conversation about the process of transforming a book into a film, and what happens during that translation....

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum
490 South Center Street
Reno, Nevada

Northern Paiute elder and National Endowment for the Arts Fellow Ralph Burns will be featured in a storytelling event on September 20.

Three programs will take place. At 11:00 a.m., there will be Storytelling for young children. At 2:30 p.m., there will be a dance performance. And at 3:...

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Fifth Street School
401 South Fourth Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Junior League of Las Vegas presents An Evening at the Copa: A Century of Sinatra. The event celebrates the Sands Copa Showroom's most lengendary entertainer, Frank Sinatra, with author Tom Santoprieto sharing Sinatra's fascinating stories and singer Tony DeSare, a Carnegie Hall...

6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Nightingale Concert Hall
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

The Reno Chamber Orchestra (RCO) starts its fortieth year by welcoming back one of its most popular guest artists...

Sunday, September 21, 2014

1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Nightingale Concert Hall
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

The Reno Chamber Orchestra (RCO) starts its fortieth year by welcoming back one of its most popular guest artists ever, didgeridoo player extraordinaire William Barton. He will perform one of his own works and one by his fellow Australian Peter Sculthorpe with Maestro Theodore Kuchar and the...

Monday, September 22, 2014

Great Basin College Art Gallery
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada

This exhibition features art works in the collection of Wally Cuchine. The former director of the Eureka Opera House, Cuchine is well-known for his remarkable collection of works by Nevada’s finest artists. ...

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

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...

Thursday, September 25, 2014

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UNLV Greenspun Hall Auditorium
4505 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Black Mountain Institute Emerging Writers series features early career poets and fiction writers, presenting public readings and student-centered craft talks on both the UNLV and UNR campuses.  

Bridget Lowe is the author of At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinsky,a book of poetry...

Friday, September 26, 2014

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

Join Nevada Humanities for a reception with artist Galen Brown at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery on Friday, September 26, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. This is the closing evening of Brown's exhibit "WAVES: 1998 - Continuing", which has been on display since July 31.

This contemporary...

Saturday, September 27, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
El Cortez Hotel and Casino
600 East Fremont Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Nevada Council for History Education and the historic El Cortez Hotel and Casino present a seminar: Vegas Cultural History: The Golden Era. 

Check-in and refreshments begin at 7:30 a.m. Opening comments and history of the El Cortez begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by an award to...

Monday, September 29, 2014

W.M. Keck Earth Science & Mineral Engineering Museum
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Learn the exciting story behind the second oldest museum in Nevada! "Earthquakes, Chukars, and Millionaires: The Mackay Mines Story" is an exhibit celebrating the last one hundred years of the Mackay Mines Building and its museum, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum....

Great Basin College Art Gallery
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada

This exhibition features art works in the collection of Wally Cuchine. ...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The BRIC
108 E. Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Nevada Neighbors 47 talk at Capital City Arts Initiative will feature Tom Lundberg, who will speak on The Language of Textiles:  Fiber in Contemporary Art. His lecture will feature contemporary art made with a wide variety of fiber media.  He will demonstrate how concepts take form...

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