Calendar of Events

May

Friday, May 1, 2015

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Scarselli Elementary School
699 Long Valley Road
Gardnerville, Nevada

Students at Scarselli Elementary School will enjoy a talk on leadership by Alan Deutschman, professor and Donald W. Reynolds Chair of Business Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. Deutschman is one of America's most provocative thinkers about leadership and change. His inspiring book...

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

UNR historian Linda Curcio discusses the themes and ideas of place and time in Latin American cultural production in the twentieth century as a means of peeling back the layers of meaning in artist Betsabeé Romero’s installations in En Tránsito.

The 'Art Bite' series presents...

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...

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
National Automobile Museum - The Harrah Collection
10 South Lake Street
Reno, Nevada

The 2015 History Symposium Bus Tour, a part of the 1950s symposium, is an added event which is open to both Symposium registrants and to guests who are not registered for the Symposium.  The optional bus tour of the Minden and Gardnerville area will include tours of two Nevada ranches that date...

Saturday, May 2, 2015

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Nevada State Museum
600 North Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada
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2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Nevada State Museum
600 North Carson Street
Carson City, 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...

8:30 am - 5:45 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...

Monday, May 4, 2015

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, May 7, 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, May 9, 2015

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

The second in the series Genderfication: The Power of Women Working Together is titled Making Progress Through Movements.   The discussion will center around the role of women in civil rights, social and community services, and the women's movement from post World War II to...

Monday, May 11, 2015

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, May 14, 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...

TBD
Historic Fifth Street School
401 South Fourth Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is invited to nominate an individual and an organization for the 2015 Vegas Valley Book Festival Crystal Bookmark Awards. This annual awards project honors a Southern Nevada individual and an organization for advancing the cause of literature in the Las Vegas Valley. Nominations can...

Friday, May 15, 2015

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

Panelists: Caleb Cage, Tina Drakulich, and Philip Lisagor. Moderator: Mark Maynard

Join us in May to discuss the relationship between veterans and literature -- what do words mean to those that have served? We'll also have a conversation about the meaningful things read...

Monday, May 18, 2015

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...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Churchill County Museum
1050 South Maine Street
Fallon, Nevada

Recording the firsthand recollections of  family, friends, and community members is one of the most effective ways of ensuring that our heritage is preserved and passed along to future generations. This workshop provides direction on how to conduct oral histories, offering hands-on training,...

Thursday, May 21, 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.
Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 South Brush Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

Based on John Nichol's novel, The Milagro Beanfield War tells the story of Joe Mondragon, a handyman who breaks an unjust law by irrigating his...

TBD
Historic Fifth Street School
401 South Fourth Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is invited to nominate an individual and an organization for the 2015 Vegas Valley Book Festival Crystal Bookmark Awards. This annual awards project honors a Southern Nevada individual and an organization for advancing the cause of literature in the Las Vegas Valley. Nominations can...

Friday, May 22, 2015

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

The central theme of artist Michelle Lassaline’s work can be described by the Portuguese word saudade, which roughly translates to "homesickness," but also carries the meaning of invented memories. For example, you may feel saudade for your childhood home, a place much grander...

Monday, May 25, 2015

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, May 28, 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...

TBD
Historic Fifth Street School
401 South Fourth Street
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is invited to nominate an individual and an organization for the 2015 Vegas Valley Book Festival Crystal Bookmark Awards. This annual awards project honors a Southern Nevada individual and an organization for advancing the cause of literature in the Las Vegas Valley. Nominations can...

Saturday, May 30, 2015

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

The third in the series Genderfication: The Power of Women Working Together is entitled Standing on Their Shoulders.    This presentation will feature a discussion of women's connections today and how they might function now and in the future.  

For more information and...

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Wilbur D. May Center
1595 North Sierra 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...

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Prologue starts at Sundance Books and Music
121 California Avenue
Reno, Nevada

Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl
May 30, 2015
4:00—9:00 pm

Join us for a night of live readings of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, and a special Literary Crawl performance by The Utility Players, at venues throughout...

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