ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS IN NEVADA - STATEWIDE
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
Ride the Nevada Southern Railway from Boulder City on a round trip
fun event including artwork from more than 20 artists, silent auction, raffle, wine and refreshments. Train boards at Nevada Southern Railway, 601 Yucca St.
Art of the Southwest by Rosemarie Iliano
Through 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.
Bringing the World to Northern Nevada
The Capital City Arts Initiative will present a talk by Nevada Museum of Art Curator JoAnne Northrup. Her illustrated talk, "Bringing the World to Northern Nevada", will take place at 7pm at the BRIC, 108 E Proctor St.
Natural Dye Introduction with Sarah Lillegard
Sarah Lillegard will demonstrate simple and safe processes used to dye fibers with natural materials. Presented by Nevada Arts Council, Capital City Arts Initiative, & SENarts in Room 3100 of the Nevada Legislature Building.
Anthony Arevalo: Building Materials II
Through Apr 3rd
"Building Materials II" features sculptural reliefs of cross cut pieces of wood and other found objects by Reno artist Anthony Arevalo. At the LXS Gallery, Nevada State Legislature Bldg., 401 S. Carson St.
Through June 30th
The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, Tuscarora, by artist Ron Arthaud at the Carson City Community Center's Sierra Room, 851 E. Williams St. Arthaud finds inspiration for his paintings in everything around him in his hometown of Tuscarora, Nev., and paints his subjects plein air [outdoors].
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. 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.
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.|
Elko County Art Club Annual Show & Sale
Through Apr 14th
Superior works from artists in Elko County. Sculptures, oils, watercolors, acrylics and photography are exhibited in the Barrick Gallery at the Northeastern Nevada Museum, 1515 Idaho St.
Great Basin Native Artists
Through May 26th
The Northeastern Nevada Museum, 1515 Idaho St., is now featuring Great Basin Native Artists Ben Aleck, Jean LaMarr, Jack Malotte in the Halleck Bar Gallery.
The Life and Legacy of Ranching in Baja California Sur
Through Sept 12th
This exhibition showcases the unique ranchero culture found in the major sierras of Baja California Sur. It takes visitors to this little-known region of Mexico through a display of photographs, paintings, handcrafted gear, architecture and video. Western Folklife Center Wiegand Gallery, 501 Railroad 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.
A Brushwork Roundup: Western Paintings and Drawings by Craig Sheppard
Through May 1st
Co-curated by Jim McCormick and Fred Reid, "A Brushwork Roundup: Western Paintings and Drawings by Craig Sheppard" features 26 works by Sheppard that reveal his abiding fascination with horses. At Ely Art Bank, 399 Aultman St.
Sierra Nevada College Poetry Center 1st Anniversary Celebration
Mar 27th & Mar 28th
Sierra Nevada College presents the Poetry Center's 1st Anniversary Celebration with poets from Nevada's Black Rock Press. Shaun Griffin and Krista Lukas will be reading from their works, and there will also be three workshops. At SNC Prim Library, 999 Tahoe Blvd.
Allison Streater's "Blinded: Awoken"
Through May 15th
Allison Streater will display her introspective series of mixed-media collages titled “Blinded: Awoken” at Winchester Cultural Center Gallery, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. The two series document a journey in learning to accept oneself through self-awareness.
Public Art Lecture - Norie Sato
Seattle artist Norie Sato will discuss the field of public art and her many public projects, four of which have earned the coveted Year in Review Award from Americans for the Arts. At Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St.
“A Friend, A Foe”
Performing bands include We Gave It Hell, Shallow Like Me, Heartwork, Successor and Ghost, I of Fire. At Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. Mcleod Dr.
Mexico Vivo Dance Company presents the beloved cricket Cri-Cri who first appeared on Mexican radio in 1934. This show celebrated Cri-Cri in dance and song. At Winchester Cultural Center.
Pops IV Concert: Symphonic Spectacular
Classical showpieces famously and frequently quoted in pop culture are instantly recognizable as Music Director Donato Cabrera delves into this fiery, fast-paced repertoire. At The Smith Center, 361 Symphony Park Ave.
"Car Show" by Justin Favela and Sean Slattery
Through May 8th
“Car Show” is an exhibition of sculptures by Justin Favela and Sean Slattery that reference three highly publicized tragic events, all involving celebrities and cars. At the Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery, 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy.
Nevada Watercolor Signature Member Exhibit
Through 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. Fourth 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.. At Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., #190.
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.
Pam Brekas and Donna Hughes Art Exhibit
Apr 2nd - June 2nd
The Carson Valley Arts Council will be exhibiting the artwork of local professional artist Pam Brekas and South Lake Tahoe artist Donna Hughes. At the Copeland Art Gallery, 1572 Hwy 395.
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.
Words + Images: Broadsides from the Black Rock Press
Apr 1st - May 14th
All of the broadsides featured in Words + Images: Broadsides from the Black Rock Press were produced at the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno using the letterpress process. At the Pahrump Community Library, 701 East St.
Before the Fall: Reena Spansail
Mar 30th - May 9th
McKinley Gallery West hosts new work by University of Nevada, Reno student Reena Spansail. Before the Fall features portraits of individuals who imagine their own sense of place. At McKinley Arts and Culture Center, 925 Riverside Dr.
BFA Thesis: Austin Pratt and DJ Tilley
Mar 30th - Apr 10th
Graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates Austin Pratt and DJ Tilley host their thesis exhibition. At Student Galleries South, Jot Travis Building, UNR. Artist reception Apr 2nd.
Dancing Alligators, Mermaid Kitties and Other Extraordinary Creatures: Zoe Murkovich
Mar 30th - May 8th
McKinley Gallery East hosts drawings and paintings by 9-year-old artist Zoe Murkovich. Dancing Alligators, Mermaid Kitties and Other Extraordinary Creatures features abstract acrylic paintings and drawings of real and imagined creatures. At 925 Riverside Dr.
Community French horn players, band directors and audience members are invited to join the UNR Horn Studio for activities including master classes, a chamber music ensemble reading and a University Horn Studio recital. At Church Fine Arts, Rm. 112.
J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
TOCCATA - Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its Winter MusicFest with the 10th annual presentation of J. S. Bach's masterpiece The Passion According to St. Matthew. At Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 501 California Ave.
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. Directed by faculty member Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio. At Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
Reflections on Pyramid Lake exhibit
Mar 25th - Sept 15th
A new exhibit at University of Nevada, Reno’s Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Reflections on Pyramid Lake, celebrates the history of the lake and the people who have called it home. It features a variety of paintings, photographs and other artifacts.
Moments in Nature: Emma Auriemma-McKay
Mar 30th - May 8th
Metro Gallery in City Hall hosts new landscape painting by Emma Auriemma-McKay. Moments in Nature showcases the majesty and grandeur of the Sierra Nevada under the kaleidoscopic skies of western Nevada. At 1 East First St.
Mozart Mania - Scenes from Le Nozze di Figaro, Cosi Fan Tutte and Don Giovanni
Mar 27th - Mar 29th
Nevada Chamber Opera presents scenes from three of Mozart's most often performed operas. This production is a collaboration with the University Symphony Orchestra and will be conducted by Jason Altieri. At Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts.
Wally's World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada
Through Jul 17th
"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 Rancho San Rafael Visitors Center, 1595 N. Sierra St.
2015 Scholastic Art Awards
Through Apr 10th
In partnership with the Nevada Museum of Art, the Holland Project Gallery hosts the 2015 Scholastic Art Exhibit showcasing northern Nevada’s up-and-coming teen artists and winners of the Scholastic Art Awards. At 140 Vesta 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.
South Lake Tahoe
J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
TOCCATA - Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its Winter MusicFest with the 10th annual presentation of J. S. Bach's masterpiece The Passion According to St. Matthew. At St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1041 Lyons Ave.
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.
Artist Fellowships in Visual Arts Applications | Nevada Arts Council
The Nevada Arts Council will be accepting applications for 2016 Artist Fellowship grants in the Visual Arts. Awarded to outstanding individual artists living in Nevada, NAC Artist Fellowship Grants can provide time, materials, and living expenses for artists who demonstrate excellence in their work.
Ft. Collins, CO
33rd Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts
Lincoln Center Galleries in Fort Collins, CO is accepting submissions for a juried exhibition - Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts. The exhibit will feature the current work of the finest national and international contemporary quilt artists. Art quilts accepted for exhibition will exemplify innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in artistic composition and craftsmanship.
National Storytelling Network Seeks Applications for Brimstone Award
The National Storytelling Network is accepting preliminary applications for its 2015 Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling in the amount of $5,000. The grant supports a model storytelling project that is service-oriented and based in a community or organization.
Paper Flowers Art-making Workshop
Apr 18th & Apr 25th
April showers bring May flowers. Learn how to make a variety of paper flowers using both traditional and non-traditional materials. Students will create a bouquet of blooms just in time for Mother’s Day. Presented by City of Las Vegas - Office of Cultural Affairs
Early Morning Sketchbook Journaling at Calico Basin
Find your personal voice in the wild open spaces of Red Rock Canyon NCA through observation, journaling and simple art. Let artistic expression inspire you and bring new appreciation of the desert.
Call for Artists for Wind Festival
“Something in the Wind” is coming in May at the Dangberg Home Ranch. The festival will include kite flying demonstrations and kite making, kinetic art, wind energy, music and all things “Nevada Wind.” The juried Artisan Marketplace will offer opportunities for artists to show and sell their work
Auditions for "Marvelous Wonderettes"
Apr 15th & Apr 17th
Carson Valley Community Theatre will hold auditions for the "Marvelous Wonderettes" written and created by Roger Bean, directed by Lucille Rao. A musical you won't want to miss featuring songs from the 1950s and '60s.
For more information call Lucille at 775-843-3493.
New York, NY
2015 Individual Photographer’s Fellowships | Aaron Siskind Foundation
The Aaron Siskind Foundation is accepting applications for its 2015 Individual Photographer’s Fellowships program. The annual program encourages and celebrates artistic achievement in contemporary photography by supporting the creative endeavors of artists working in photography and photo-based art media.
San Francisco, CA
Executive Director - Alonzo King LINES Ballet
The Executive Director will have an opportunity to lead Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Reporting to the Board of Directors and partnering with the Artistic Director and Creative Director, the Executive Director is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its strategic, administrative, and financial objectives, with a clear focus on increasing contributed revenue.
Art After School
Apr 14th & May 12
This is a free monthly class for 5-12 year olds to come and be taught different creative painting processes by Classical French painter Stephane Cellier, using the Art Seeds program. Second Tuesday of every month. Register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art After School
This is a free monthly class for 12-18 year olds to come and be taught different creative painting processes by Classical French painter Stephane Cellier, using the Art Seeds program. Last Tuesdays of every month. Register by email at email@example.com
Children's Book Illustration
Develop and illustrate a picture book in this intensive weekend long project; each student will create a series of draft illustrations culminating into a complete illustrated and bound story. We'll cover various steps for creating a picture book dummy including storyboarding, character development, and storytelling techniques.
Introduction to Zentangle with Kim Van Zyll
Zentangle® is an easy to learn and relaxing method of drawing beautiful images from structured patterns. The class will cover the history, applications and steps of creating two original Zentangle tiles.
Zentangle - Beyond Basics
Explore more of the basic concepts learned in the Introduction to Zentangle class. Master more classic tangles, learn enhancement techniques, create your own unique piece of art.
Grants for Preservation and Access Education and Training Grants
The National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications from libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations for projects to preserve and establish access to cultural heritage resources. Through its Preservation and Access Education and Training program, the endowment will award grants to cultural institutions to maintain important collections.
Grant Opportunity: Public Programs on the Rich History and Experiences of Latino Americans
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public programming initiative for libraries and other cultural organizations, will support exploration of the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos. Produced by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA), Latino Americans: 500 Years of History is part of an NEH initiative, The Common Good: Humanities in the Public Square.