See 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
Speakeasy Dance Party
The "Jazz & Beyond: Carson City Music Festival" presents a "Jump-Jive" dance party in the historic Ballroom in the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King Street. The party celebrates music, dance and art.
Through Sep 11th
Karl Schwiesow creates his sculptures with inspiration from the world around him. In "Humble Vessel," Schwiesow presents a 22’ sailboat that he has deconstructed [sliced apart] then reconstructed in the gallery. At CCAI Courthouse Gallery, 885 E. Musser St.
BRIC Art 4
Through Sep 5th
The Capital City Arts Initiative exhibition includes artwork by eight area artists: Kyle Akins, Megan Berner, Carol Brown, Erik Holland, Melissa Melero, Stephen Reid, Lynn Schmidt and Julia Schwadron. At the Business Resource Innovation Center [BRIC], 108 E Proctor St.
Great Basin National Park Revisited – Lady Jill Mueller
Through Aug 19th
This is the 25th anniversary of Lady Jill Mueller’s first Great Basin National Park exhibit. This year she revisited the park through her writings, sketches, photos, magazine articles and a trip to the park. The exhibit contains her renditions of that revisit. At Northeastern Nevada Museum, 1515 Idaho St.
Expressing the Rural West: Into the Future Exhibition
Through Sep 6th
Having premiered during the 30th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, this exhibition celebrates the new renaissance of western artistry among young gearmakers and visual artists. At Wiegand Gallery, Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad St.
As You Like It
Through Aug 24th
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival launches its 2014 season with a mainstage production of William Shakespeare's enchanting romantic comedy, As You Like It. At Sand Harbor State Park, 2005 Highway 28.
Lake Tahoe SummerFest
Through Aug 16th
Metropolitan Opera Star Matthew Polenzani and U.S. Billboard Classical Chart best-selling pianist Simone Dinnerstein will be soloists for the SummerFest. At Sierra Nevada College, 999 Tahoe Blvd.
Always Lost: A Meditation on War Exhibition
Through Aug 12th
Always Lost: A Meditation on War, the poignant arts and humanities exhibit that brings home the personal and collective costs of war, will be on display at the 93rd Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary National Convention at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Sponsored by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services, it is free and open to the public.
"PPP" by TK-Teatro
“PPP” is a comedy in Spanish. The group TK-Teatro presents the story of a taxi driver who encounters two single women, and trouble begins. At Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. Mcleod Drive.
Red Rock Canyon Artist-in-Residence Program ExhibitionThrough Aug 30th
This year Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area hosted its first-ever artist-in-residence program. An exhibition of the work created by three local artists - Linda Campbell, Maria Arango Diener and Myranda Bair - during their residencies will be on display at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Dr.
Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures
Through Aug 16th
The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum announces the opening of "Painted Pictures," an exhibition of original photographs by famed actor/director/comedian/singer/philanthropist, Jerry Lewis. At 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Private/Public: Images of Devotion from 19th and Early 20th Century Mexico
Through Sep 27th
Images on display embody the complicated artistic nature of Christian iconography, symbolism and devotion that were the norm in Mexico by the 19th century. At UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
J. Renee Ekleberry Art Exhibit
Aug 4th - Sep 30th
J. Renee Ekleberry
“Miraculous Light,” an exhibit by local artist J. Renee Ekleberry, is on display at Copeland Gallery, 1572 US Hwy 395. She expresses her talents through oils, pastels, watercolor, acrylic, photography, Giclee and fine art prints. Artist reception Aug 8th.
North Las Vegas
2014 CSN Art & Art History Faculty Exhibition
Aug 15th - Sep 26th
The College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts and Artspace Galleries will kick off their 2014-2015 exhibition seasons with a show featuring work of 26 faculty/artists from its Art & Art History Program. At CSN Fine Arts & Artspace Galleries, 3200 E Cheyenne Ave.
Arthur Domagala: People vs. Structures
Through Sep 5th
Sierra Arts Gallery hosts a new exhibition of photographic works by Arthur Domagala that takes notice of how significant the relationship between humans and buildings is. At 17 S. Virginia St.
Chez Louie Presents Moon Gravy
Enjoy a musical brunch at chez louie. The menu features artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary Bar. At 160 W. Liberty St.
Fiddler on the Roof
Aug 15th - Aug 24th
Sierra School of Performing Arts celebrates the 50th anniversary of the award-winning musical Fiddler on the Roof with a new production at the Hawkins Outdoor Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch.
Lee Musgrave - "Fleeting Moments"
Aug 11th - Sep 12th
Metro Gallery in Reno City Hall hosts an exhibition of photographs by renowned Washington artist Lee Musgrave. “Fleeting Moments” is a series of abstraction photographs from natural settings surrounding his home in High Prairie, Washington.
Thursday Night Flight Nights With Chez Louie
Guests will enjoy a wine and food pairing selected and prepared by Chef Shakka Moore in the intimate setting of chez louie. There's also a docent-guided tour of the Nevada Museum of Art's current exhibitions.
USAF Band of the Golden West Wind Ensemble
The United States Air Force Band of the West, The Golden West Winds, presents “Music for a Summer Day.” The ensemble is comprised of flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bass clarinet. At McKinley Arts and Culture Center, 925 Riverside Dr.
"Marilyn and Friends" Photographic Visions of Nevada
Through Aug 29th
Well-known photographer Marilyn Newton and friends Jack Hursh and Terry Cynar, each bring their extraordinary photographic vision of local and regional images to the Artists Co-op of Reno, 627 Mill St.
Mark Twain’s Suicide Table Blood Bucket Ghost Bonanza Amen
Through Aug 31st
With a nod to Virginia City’s lively popular culture and lengthy history, the Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, "Mark Twain’s Suicide Table Blood Bucket Ghost Bonanza Amen," by artist Justin Favela at St. Mary’s Art Center, 55 North R St.
Southern Nevada Musical Arts Chorus Auditions
The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society invites singers to perform the great masterworks with its 65-voice Musical Arts Chorus & Orchestra. There are also openings in the 20-voice Musical Arts Singers choral ensemble.
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker Auditions
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre will be holding open call auditions for the Nutcracker Ballets. All interested dancers are encouraged to audition. Peformances will be Dec. 12-14 at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.
Call for Nevada Artists: Latimer Art "Miniature" Juried & Judged Art Exhibition
Latimer Art Club's 7th Annual "Miniature" show and sale is titled "Nevada -Then and Now" in conjunction with the state's Sesquicentennial celebration. It will be held once again at the Nevada Historical Society Museum.
Nancy Peppin Watercolor Workshops – Open Studio
Aug 19th, Sept. 16th
St. Mary's Art Center is offering a series of watercolor workshops in Virginia City, taught by Nancy Peppin, watercolor artist from Reno.
Papier Mache Mask Making Workshop
In this workshop, led by Michelle Lassaline, participants will learn to build a full head-mask out of papier mache. Whether it is an animal or invented character, this mask will become a new identity for the creator. At St. Mary's Art Center.