Here's a listing of arts and cultural events and opportunities across Nevada. For details on these and other activities, or to post your organization's events, visit http://www.arts4nevada.org
Endangered Species Fine Art Exhibit
Through Feb 27th
"Endangered Species" is a fine art exhibit of paintings by by Jeffrey Oldham. At Boulder City Art Guild Gallery in Historic Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.
Art of the Southwest by Rosemarie Iliano
Mar 2nd - Apr 25th
Featured Artist Rosemarie Iliano is exhibitng dramatically beautiful works of art in oil and watercolor with ink. Upstairs BCAG Gallery in the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. Reception Mar 7th.
Black Star Safari
Part of the Tahoe Sound Series, Black Star Safari is a South Lake Tahoe based trio. The group's unique songwriting stems from a variety of sources spanning funk, folk, rock, reggae and many others. At Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St.
Part of the Bluegrass and String Series, Suspect Terrane is a suspiciously eclectic band. At Brewery Arts Center.
The Eight Seasons Concert
The Carson City Symphony features guest violinist Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio and STRAZZ youth strings. Program includes The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires by Astor Piazzolla, and the English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams. At Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.
Second Skin" by Sarah Lillegard
Through April 17th
"Second Skin" is part of an ongoing series by Sarah Lillegard, a 2014 Nevada Arts Council Artist Fellow. Lillegard is a mixed-media artist whose work pulls from the traditions of handcrafts and western iconography. Opening reception Feb 18th. At OXS Gallery, Nevada Arts Council, 716 N. Carson St., Ste. A
The Driest State: Nevada Watersheds
Through May 28th
"The Driest State: Nevada Watersheds" presents 29 of Nolan Preece’s photographs that feature the beauty of the desert’s land forms, the lack of water, and the range of water needs and uses. At CCAI Courthouse Gallery, 885 E. Musser St.
Max E. Bunnell: Natural Memorial Realist
Through Mar 13th
Exhibiting at the LXS Gallery, located inside the Nevada State Legislature, 401 S.Carson St. Max Bunnell specializes in painting landscapes in water and oils; his main subject matter is landscapes and seascapes.
BRIC Art 5
Through Sep 7th
The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, "BRIC Art 5," with artwork by eight area artists at the City’s Business Resource Innovation Center [BRIC]. The BRIC is located at 108 E Proctor St.
One is Silver, the Other is Gold: Celebrating 25 Years of Nevada Folklife Apprenticeships
Through Apr 3rd
The exhibit features the works of 22 master and apprenticeship artists from the Folklife Apprenticeship Program. They represent a range of tribal, ethnic, cultural and occupational groups found throughout Nevada's rural and urban communities. At Great Basin Community College Gallery, 1500 College Parkway.
Embodied Place: Observations & Notations
Through Feb 27th
A group exhibition featuring 20 international artists. It builds on the conversation of creative problem solving and embodied place that is integral to the new MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program at SNC. At Holman Arts & Media Center, Sierra Nevada College. Reception Feb. 27th.
Monologos de la Vagina
Feb 27th - Mar 1st
This Spanish-language version of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues has been presented by V-Day LV En Espanol for the last eight years as a statement for women’s liberation. At Winchester Cultural Center.
Nevada Watercolor Signature Member Exhibit
Feb 26th - May 23rd
Strong and vibrant watercolor work from Nevada Watercolor Society members that have been part of the group for many years. At Mayor's Gallery Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. 4th St.
Creating in the Desert
Through Mar 27th
Nevada Humanities brings together 11 artists from the UNLV Master of Fine Arts program. The exhibition explores the ideas and objects that have influenced the artists in their immediate environments. At Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., #190.
D.K. Sole's "or, Some Time Ago"
Through Mar 13th
D.K. Sole’s "or, Some Time Ago" is a pedestrian’s journey documented through small, wall-hung sculpture. The artist creates her miniature sculptures from discarded items she finds along the streets of Clark County. At Winchester Cultural Center Gallery, 3130 McLeod Dr.
Yesterday & Today
Through May 30th
"Yesterday & Today" demonstrates a continuum of making and creating by the native peoples of southern Nevada. The exhibition features basketry and pottery, works by contemporary artists and artisans, and more. At UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4504 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Wally's World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada
Through Mar 13th
"Wally's World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada" features 35 paintings, etchings, drawings and mixed media of Nevada's historic places and spaces from the art collection of Wally Cuchine. At Pershing County Library, 1125 Central Ave.
John Humphrey Art Exhibit
Through Mar 30th
John Humphrey is a local artist of amazing talents featured in original artwork expressed through photography. His photography can be viewed at the Carson Valley Arts Council show in the Copeland Gallery, 1572 US Hwy 395. Reception Feb. 28th.
North Las Vegas
Lough & MacWeeney: A Donation from the Kevin Debbs Collection
Through Mar 20th
The College of Southern Nevada Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., will feature a two-person exhibit of photography. This art exhibition will showcase American photographer Rodney Lough, Jr. and Irish photographer Alen MacWeeney.
“Emily McIlroy: WILDS”
Through Mar 20th
The College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery presents a solo exhibit of mixed media works by Emily McIlroy. At 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave.
"Demon Bitch Goddess"
Feb 26th - Mar 1st
Reno Little Theater presents "Demon Bitch Goddess" - Scott Sickles' comedy based on three Greek myths, with unusual perspectives on life, love & loss. At RLT, 147 E. Pueblo St.
Fizzog: Pop-up Exhibit and Closing Reception
Through Feb 28th
Fizzog is British slang meaning “face,” from the word Physiognomy. The exhibition is dedicated through the concept that through the artist's construction of an image, we can derive some truth about the subject. Closing reception Feb. 28th. At Holland Project Gallery, 142 Vesta St.
"X" ft. work by Henry MacDiarmid
Through Mar 20th
Creating an anthropological study in careful collage, Henry MacDiarmid’s show “X” visually exposes the cultural motifs of printed media in the United States. At Micro Gallery, 945 Record St.
Amelia Currier: Cave Translations
Reno area printmaker Amelia Currier offers new work at University Galleries' downtown gallery, 144 West St.
BFA Thesis Exhibit: Matthew Acker and Ashley Follmer
Mar 2nd - Mar 13th
Graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates Matthew Acker and Ashley Follmer host their thesis exhibition at Student Galleries South, Jot Travis Bldg., UNR.
L Cubed (Look, Lunch, Listen)
A free chamber music series featuring performances by University of Nevada, Reno music students and faculty in a laid-back lunchtime setting. At Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
Nevada Chamber Singers with the Reno Chamber Orchestra
Feb 28th - Mar 1st
The Reno Chamber Orchestra and the Nevada Chamber Singers will perform Dvorak's “Te Deum.” At Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts.
Up is the Down is the Album Release
Celebrate the release of a brand new album called "Mantra" by Up is the Down is. In addition, T. Lee Walker and the company he keeps, and Emily Chamberlain will be performing. At The Holland Project, 140 Vesta St.
Upright Citizens Brigade
Feb 27th & Feb 28th
Members of the famed improv troupe The Upright Citizens Brigade are featured in an early-term residency. There will also be joint performances between University students and troupe members. At Proscenium Theatre, Church Fine Arts.
Wishing - Bruka Theatre For Children
Mar 5th - Mar 7th
Brüka's Theatre for Children brings the seventh adaptation of Grimm's Fairytales with "The Wishing Well," an adaptation of the Grimm's Household Tale of Mother Hulda about the rewards of hard work and good spirit. At Bruka Theatre, 99 N. Virginia St.
Feb 27th - Mar 1st
An offshoot of Nada Dada (Get a room, make a show), Nada Gras is making its home this year at the Morris Hotel, 400 East 4th St. Profoundly personal, the Nada Dada movement inspires artists to display their work to walk-in traffic in motel rooms.
University Symphony Annual Honors Concert
The University of Nevada, Reno’s music department annual concert features students who are chosen to perform a solo work with the University Symphony. The concert also will include the premiere of a work by a student composer. At Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts.
Through Mar 14th
"Wild Oats" is a rollicking comedy of the old west. This hysterically funny play combines the elements of comedy, melodrama and farce. At Brüka Theatre, 99 N. Virginia St.
Words + Images: Broadsides from the Black Rock Press
Through Mar 25th
All the broadsides featured in "Words + Images: Broadsides from the Black Rock Press" were produced at UNR using the letterpress process. The Black Rock Press has become a living museum of traditional printing technology. At Truckee Meadows Community College Art Galleries, 7000 Dandini Blvd.
Faces of the War: Zoltan Janvary
Through Mar 20th
Metro Gallery in Reno City Hall, 1 E. First St., hosts photographs by renowned local artist Zoltan Janvary. Faces of the War features portraits of re-enactors with authentic weapons and dress of 15th and 16th century Hungarian Hussars, Turkish warriors and mercenaries hired by the Hapsburg monarch.
Clutter 3: Who Wants to Live in a Future That is All Your Fault? – Gilbert Leiker
Through Mar 20th
Leiker's artwork consists of super-detailed illustrations that explore a surreal and jumbled universe full of time-travel, robots and space-cats. At McKinley Arts and Culture Center, 925 Riverside Dr.
"A Brushwork Roundup: Western Paintings and Drawings by Craig Sheppard" features 26 works by Sheppard that reveal his abiding fascination with horses. At Rancho San Rafael Regional Park's Visitor Center, 1595 N. Sierra St.
Nick Van Woert: Pink Elephants on Parade
Through Mar 26th
Reno-born art star Nick Van Woert returns to his hometown with a solo exhibition of new work. Exploring the terms and conditions of a contemporary moment, Van Woert tackles challenging questions head on. At Sheppard Contemporary, Church Fine Arts, 1664 N. Virginia St.
Melissa Melero: Numu (Paiute)
Through Feb 26th
This exhibition of mixed media abstract paintings is inspired by the landscape and culture of the Numu (Northern Paiute) in Nevada. Organic objects, sand, rice papers, acrylic washes and mediums are layered intuitively to create a visual narrative of Paiute life. At Artspace. 144 West St.
Bio-Zones with the Reno Pops Orchestra
Join the Reno Pops Orchestra in an Epic Adventure, "Bio-Zones," and explore the ecological mysteries and miracles of this planet through beautiful music. You will travel the world and investigate a fascinating variety of biomes and climes. At The Rock Church, 4950 Vista Blvd.
Arts For The Schools Presents: Versa-Style Dance Company
Versa-Style creates highly energetic work that fuses dance forms including '90s Hip-Hop, House, Popping, Locking, Whacking and Boogaloo, and Afro-Latin styles. At Truckee High School Theater, 11725 Donner Pass Rd.
Panorama: Selections from the Nevada Arts Council's Artist Fellowship Program
Through April 1st
The Nevada Arts Council presents an exhibit featuring 12 exceptional artists and bringing Nevada's statewide artist landscape into view. Each contributing artist has demonstrated a mastery of process and medium in producing a significant body of work. At St. Mary's Art Center, 55 R St.
Father-Daughter Day & Dance
Dads: Make your daughter feel like a Victorian-era princess at the Father-Daughter Day & Dance in historic Virginia City. At Delta Casino Ballroom, 18 C St. Presented by Virginia City Tourism Commission.
Shooting The West
Mar 3rd - Mar 8th
Shooting the West, Winnemucca’s unique photo symposium, showcases images of the West with speakers, workshops, fieldtrips, exhibits, contests, and vendor booths. At Winnemucca Convention Center, 50 W. Winnemucca Blvd.
Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in the Great Basin
Through Mar 8th
"Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in the Great Basin" presents an uncommon view that demonstrates the significance of the wild horse in the American West. The photographs and narratives were made from 1999-2001 by Paula Morin. At Humboldt County Library, 85 East 5th St.
2015 TourWest Presenting Grants
TourWest is a competitive grant program of the Western States Arts Foundation (WESTAF) that provides subsidies to arts and community organizations for the presentation of out-of-state touring performers and literary artists. Projects must have one performance and one educational outreach activity. See http://www.westaf.org for information.
East Haddam, CT
I-Park 2015 Environmental Art Program
I-Park, East Haddam, CT announces its 2015 Environmental Art Biennale Program. It will consist of a three-week on-site residency during which a variety of site-responsive, ephemeral works will be created and installed within the I-Park landscape. Artists working in various creative disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Introduction to the Art of Wildlife Photography
April 18th - May 2nd
If you have always wanted to take better photographs of wildlife and were unsure how to achieve your results this in-depth workshop will help you capture wildlife images and behavior shots. Presented by Clark County Wetlands Park
Nevada Humanities Grant Program
Apply for a grant and partner with Nevada Humanities in its mission: To support humanities projects and programs that promote community through various forms of engagement. Find out more at http://www.nevadahumanities.org/
Take a stroll through the Wetlands Park while learning the basics of wildlife and nature photography. Gain some field experience and learn how to capture the magic moments of nature. Class is taught by local noted artist and photographer Sharon K. Schafer.
Understanding the Design Process, Fabric to Wear
Aug 14thThis workshop will provide a thorough understanding of the design process. Participants will complete the workshop with samples, the confidence to define design criteria, choose appropriate materials, and successfully translate ideas into garments.
New York, NY
Seventh Annual Innovations in Reading Prize: Call for Nominations
Each year, the National Book Foundation recognizes those that have developed innovative means of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading through the Innovations in Reading Prizes. The foundation is seeking applications from individuals and institutions that demonstrate a commitment to literature. For details, see http://www.nationalbook.org/innovations_in_reading.html#.VL6qTyw48SZ
INFOCUS Sidney Zuber Photography Award: Call for Submissions
INFOCUS, the photography support organization of Phoenix Art Museum, is calling for entries for the first Sidney Zuber Photography Award. The award will be granted biennially to an emerging or early career photographer who demonstrates artistic promise. Learn more at http://infocus-phxart.org/ZuberAward/
TMCC Writers' Conference
Meet outstanding creative leaders who will help you hone your craft, better market your work and explore your publishing options. Learn how to create realistic and compelling dialogue, create a strong author platform, polish your work and more.
Calligraphy - The Letterary Arts Workshop
Mar 17th - Apr 7th
Develop your own distinctive style by creating beautiful free-flowing letters. Explore the exciting ways you can use your newfound talent of lettering in scrapbooking, wedding and party invitations, specialty items and much more. Presented by TMCC Continuing Education.
Coloring Between the Lines with Colored Pencils
Mar 18th - Apr 8th
Understand your personal color palette choices and gain greater confidence working with all colors. Students will practice in a coloring book fashion to experience this novel process of looking, playing and experimenting with color. Presented by TMCC Continuing Education.
FOLKTALES & LEGENDS: An Exhibition Without Borders Call for Entries
A new exhibit at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center - FOLKTALES & LEGENDS: An Exhibition Without Borders - will explore the capacity of visual art to convey such epic narratives. Artists may submit an original work inspired by a folktale or legend. See http://www.jmkac.org/index.php/folktales-and-legends-an-exhibition-without-borders for details.
2015 National Arts Marketing Project Conference: Call for Session Proposals
Arts, nonprofit and marketing professionals are encouraged to submit session proposals for the 2015 National Arts Marketing Project Conference. This year’s theme, “Lift Off,” celebrates the forward momentum driving the modernized marketing industry. More info is at http://www.artsmarketing.org/conference