Events and Shows
Reno - Nevada Museum of Art - Current Exhibitions
- Jan 11, 2012 - Feb 10, 2013
- Phone: 775-329-3333
Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall
Jacob Hashimoto : Here in Sleep, a World, Muted to a Whisper
through January 1, 2013 In anticipation of the Museum’s 80th Anniversary in 2011, contemporary artist Jacob Hashimoto was commissioned to create a large-scale, site-specific artwork to hang in the Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall. Hashimoto’s sculpture—fabricated from thousands of small “kites”—is made from bamboo-stiffened rice papers not unlike those used for centuries to make traditional Japanese kites.
Small Works Gallery
Bovey Lee: Undercurrents
through January 2, 2013 Bovey Lee’s meticulously crafted paper-cut drawings explore the struggle between nature, urbanization, and the ownership of natural resources. Lee’s drawings are rooted in her study of Chinese calligraphy and pencil drawing, mediums in which she was immersed while growing up in Hong Kong. Lee begins by sketching out her ideas by hand.
Jorinde Voigt: Systematic Notations
through January 6, 2013 The Nevada Museum of Art is pleased to present a solo exhibition of drawings by German artist Jorinde Voigt, recent winner of the prestigious Guerlain Drawing Prize in 2012. Although Voigt has exhibited widely internationally, this will be her first solo exhibition at an art museum in the United States.
The Book of the Lagoons: Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison
through January 6, 2013 See the massive and very rare The Book of the Lagoons by artists Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison on view in the CA+E Research Library, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Purchased with funds from the Elke Hoppe Youth Advancement Trust.
Juvenile-In-Justice: Photographs by Richard Ross
through January 13, 2013 This powerful and haunting series of fifty photographs documents and examines the placement and treatment of American juveniles housed by law in facilities in the United States. For the past five years, photographer Richard Ross has interviewed and photographed both pre-adjudicated and committed youth in the juvenile justice system.
Feature Gallery North
Hoor Al Qasimi: Off Road
through January 27, 2013 “All voluntary travel is characterized by longing for some elusive element that lies out of reach in daily life.” –Lucy Lippard, On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place In her Off Road series, photographer Hoor Al Qasimi (Emirati, b. 1980) adopts travel as her subject matter.
Rebeca Méndez: At Any Given Moment
through February 10, 2013 The Nevada Museum of Art presents a video installation by artist and designer Rebeca Méndez, recipient of the 2012 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. Méndez’s work investigates the nature of matter through a focus on cycles and systems, specifically the forces and cross-rhythmic tensions that make natural phenomena emerge.