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Arts & Culture Events in Nevada

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
Boulder City

Boulder City Art Guild Featured Artist 
Through Sep 28th

Abstract painter and humorist Rudi Kraft is the featured artist at Boulder City Art Guild Gallery, in the Historic Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.
Carson City

Humble Vessel
Through Sep 11th

Karl Schwiesow creates his sculptures with inspiration from the world around him. In "Humble Vessel," Schwiesow presents a 22-foot 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.

Magnificent Minis
Through Nov 21st

Beautiful miniature paintings by four artists - Kathryn Grider, Yvonne Colclasure, Wendy Ehrmann, & Pamela Wells - expressing their love of fine art. At Northeastern Nevada Museum, 1515 Idaho St. 

Expressing the Rural West: Into the Future Exhibition
Through Sep 6th

Premiering 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.

Incline Village

A Few Favorite Pieces
Through Sep 26th

The Tahoe Gallery at Sierra Nevada College will feature "A Few Favorite Pieces" by David Kimball Anderson, incorporating drawings, photographs and sculptures. A reception will be held Sep 18th. At 999 Tahoe Blvd.  

Through Sep 12th

The Garage Door Gallery will host "Spaces," drawings by Maria Calandra. A reception will be held Sept. 4th. At Sierra Nevada College, Holman Arts & Media Center, 1008 Tahoe Blvd.
 Las Vegas

“La Madrastra de la Cenisenta”
Aug 30th & Sep 6th

The company La Mare que at va Pari presents a Spanish-language take on the Cinderella story, bringing it into the 21st Century in which technology has changed expectations. At Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. Mcleod Drive.

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. Curator Emmanuel Ortega and artist Matthew Couper will co-host a discussion on Aug 29th at UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. 

WAVES: 1998 - Continuing by Galen Brown
Through Sep 26th

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery hosts the exhibit “WAVES: 1998 - Continuing” a contemporary drawing series by Carson City artist Galen Brown. At 1017 S. First St #190.

Luis Varela Rico Organic Study No. 1
Through Sep 26th

Luis Varela’s large steel sculpture of the human hand, titled “Organic Study No. 1,” will hang in the Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway.

Red Rock Canyon Artist-in-Residence Program Exhibition
Through 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 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.


Always Lost: A Meditation on War NV150 Sesquicentennial tour
Through Sep 12th

Douglas County hosts the WNC “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” arts and humanities exhibition as part of a Nevada Sesquicentennial tour sponsored by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services. At the Minden Inn, 1594 Esmeralda Ave.

J. Renee Ekleberry Art Exhibit
Through Sep 30th

“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. 
North Las Vegas

2014 CSN Art & Art History Faculty Exhibition
Through 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 the Art & Art History programs. At CSN Fine Arts & Artspace Galleries, 3200 E Cheyenne Ave.

Museum Collection of African Art
Aug 30th

A combined presentation of the LOC Richardson Collection, the original collection of the late Calvin B. Jones, and the private collection of Mr. Joseph Walker, this exhibit provides a unique and significant display of art from Africa. At Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Rd.

North Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open 2014
Sep 5th

North Tahoe Arts presents the 2014 North Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open “Meet the Artist” Reception in conjunction with the Lake Tahoe Annual Autumn Food and Wine Festival. At Petra Wine Bar, Northstar Village.

Justin Quinn: Not Everything Means Something and Dada Local: The Legacy of Dada Culture in Reno
Through Oct 17th

UNR School of the Arts presents an exhibition guest curated by assistant professor Brett Van Hoesen and nine students from her spring 2014 seminar "Dada and the Anti-Art Aesthetic." At Student Galleries South, Jot Travis Bldg.

Nate Clark: Four by Fives
Sep 5th - Nov 14th

UNR alumnus Nate Clark’s new work focuses on his exploration of his notion of simplicity. His paintings highlight a simple repetitive and orderly process where minimal gestures are employed to produce meditative images. At Artspace, 144 West St.

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Scott Tsuchitani
Sep 4th

The University of Nevada, Reno welcomes Scott Tsuchitani, an interdisciplinary visual artist based in San Francisco. At Wells Fargo Auditorium, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Maria Calandra: Artist Talk
Sep 5th

Launching the first event of the "Open Space Series," Sierra Nevada College's MFA IA program will be hosting Brooklyn artist and blogger, Maria Calandra. At Cuddleworks, 545 E. Fourth St.

The Cat's Meow: Jane Kenoyer
Through Sep 6th

The Holland Project Gallery will showcase new works by local artist Jane Kenoyer. "The Cat’s Meow" features detailed paintings that reflect both real and imagined memories. At 140 Vesta St.

Through Sep 7th

McKinley Arts and Culture Center hosts the 3rd annual Visual Art BLAST at which 19 regional artists will showcase their artwork in the East and West Galleries of McKinley, 925 Riverside Dr. There will be an outdoor art fair Sep 6th and 7th.

Robotronia vs. Intruder Alert! Intruder Alert!
Through Sep 15th

A new exhibition at the Holland Project Micro Gallery, 945 Record St., focuses on a robot appreciation rooted deep in the childhood of local artists Cory Elliott and Darren "d6" Barnes. 

chez louie presents Keith Allen
Aug 31st

Enjoy a musical brunch at chez louie. The menu features artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary Bar.  At 160 W. Liberty St.

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.

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
Through Sep 10th

The UNR School of the Arts presents We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live. This piece explores how 12 Oregon-based contemporary artists embrace a cross-disciplinary approach to art making. At Sheppard Contemporary, Church Fine Arts, 1664 N. Virginia St.

Lee Musgrave - "Fleeting Moments"
Through 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.

"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.


The 10 Essentials for Survival When Traveling in Nevada’s Backcountry
Through Oct 3rd

Sparks Heritage Museum is featuring a wilderness-themed exhibit in celebration of the wildlands of Nevada and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  At 820 Victorian Ave.
Tahoe City

"Plein Air Everywhere"
Sep 4th - Oct 30th

North Tahoe Arts Corison Loft Gallery presents “Plein Air Everywhere” featuring 15 plein air painters from around the country. At 380 North Lake Blvd.

Plein Air Exhibit
Sep 2nd - Nov 3rd

North Tahoe Arts Main Gallery will host a group exhibit of regional plein air artists, Heidi Reeves, Barbera Hyytinen, Patti Christensen Woodard, Monika Johnson and Nancy Snyder. At 380 North Lake Blvd.
Virginia City 

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.

New Opportunities
Incline Village

Tahoe Geotourism Expo
Aug 30th

Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California will demonstrate cultural practices in a "lakalelup." Learn how to bake bread in the earth, make rope from milkweed, baskets and huts from willow, fish nets, bows, arrows and more. Join in dance, song and celebration of the land, water and air we all share. At Sand Harbor State Park.

Las Vegas

12 Inches of Sin
Sep 30th

12 Inches of Sin features sophisticated, intelligent, witty and provocative artworks from around the world. The juried exhibition explores eroticism and sensuality through the lens of contemporary art, with one twist: every piece submitted for consideration must not be larger than one foot square.    

Virginia City

Nancy Peppin Watercolor Workshops – Open Studio
 Sep 16th

St. Mary's Art Center, 55 North R St., is offering a watercolor workshop  taught by Nancy Peppin, watercolor artist from Reno.