Calendar of Events

September

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery in downtown Las Vegas.

Transcribing Nevada is an invitational exhibition of Nevada artists and poets sharing selections...

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of...

Friday, September 2, 2016

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of programs on "Religion, Culture, and Generational Change" by Good Luck Macbeth Theatre.

Bad Jews portrays a family conflict that raises issues of family...

Saturday, September 3, 2016

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

The invention of photography in 1839 roughly paralleled American movement into the West (the Donner Party traveled in 1846–1847). With surprising speed, photographers - with their bulky equipment and primitive technology - began recording every facet of western life, including landscape and...

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Humboldt Museum
175 Museum Lane
Winnemucca, Nevada

Return to Humboldt Soda Works is a new exhibit at the Humboldt Museum that takes a look into the historic bottling facility once located on Railroad Street in Winnemucca, Nevada. This new installation includes many unique and original items from the family-owned business.

This...

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of programs on "Religion, Culture, and Generational...

Monday, September 5, 2016

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

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
1450 Highway 88
Minden, Nevada

Anita Watson will portray Mary Pickford at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, September 7, at 6:30 p.m.

Mary Pickford was America's Sweetheart. Pickford was an actress on the stage and in film, a writer, a producer, a director, and co-founder of a movie studio. She...

Friday, September 9, 2016

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

Las Vegas based artist, Brent Sommerhauser’s sculptural and drawing work utilizes a variety of constructed and invented tools and processes to create non-traditional installations and works on paper. Join us as Sommerhauser explores the tools and processes he designs to create his drawings and...

Monday, September 12, 2016

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

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Community Development Building
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, High School Pic[ks] 1. Sixteen high school student artists from Carson, Dayton, and Douglas high schools have work in the exhibit. CCAI will host a reception for the artists on Tuesday, September 13 from 5:30-7pm at the Brick. The...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thomas and Mack Moot Courtroom, Boyd School of Law.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Political Science Department of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas presents Abraham Lincoln and the Daughters of Dred Scott, a public lecture by Professor Diana Schaub, Loyola University Maryland.

Professor Schaub will analyze Abraham Lincoln's 1857 speech in response to...

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Community Development Building (the Brick)
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Brewery Arts Center, Performance Hall
511 West King Street
Carson City, Nevada

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7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Community Development Building (the Brick)
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) presents a talk by Tom di Maria, Director of the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California. His illustrated talk, Outside In, is next in CCAI's Nevada Neighbors series. There will be an informal reception for di Maria preceding the event at 6...

Thursday, September 15, 2016

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sheppard Contemporary
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Sameer Farooq: Blind Forms opens with a gallery talk and reception, September 15, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in Sheppard Contemporary, at the University of Nevada, Reno. Farooq will give a short talk at 6:30.Listen to Farooq talk about his work, and make plans to attend a screening of this...

Monday, September 19, 2016

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

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Community Development Building
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, High School Pic[ks] 1. Sixteen high school student artists from Carson, Dayton, and Douglas high schools have work in the exhibit. CCAI will host a reception for the artists on Tuesday, September 13 from 5:30-7pm at the Brick. The...

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wells Fargo Auditorium, Knowledge Center
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

The public is invited to attend a screening of The Silk Road of Pop, a film by artist Sameer Farooq.

Farooq will be conducting research at the University during a two week residency, and he will work closely with anthropologists, writers, and museum professionals as he...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Rogers Literature & Law, Room 101
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

Black Mountain Institute presents Jamaal May. May’s book Hum has won the Beatrice Hawley Award, the ALA Notable Book Award, and was a finalist for the NAACP Image award. His second collection is The Big Book of Exit Strategies and he has also published two chapbooks, The...

Monday, September 26, 2016

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

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Community Development Building
108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, High School Pic[ks] 1. Sixteen high school student artists from Carson, Dayton, and Douglas high schools have work in the exhibit. CCAI will host a reception for the artists on Tuesday, September 13 from 5:30-7pm at the Brick. The...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Friday, September 30, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street
Reno, Nevada

Join Curator of Contemporary Art, JoAnne Northup for a walk through of the feature exhibition Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada.

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

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