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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 26th
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

Words + Images: Broadsides from the Black Rock Press
Sep 8th - Oct 30th
All of the broadsides featured in Words + Images were produced at the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno using the letterpress process with handset type and relief plates. At Nevada Arts Council- OXS Gallery, 719 N. Carson St.

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.

Illustro Divum di Nevada by Kevin Kemner
Through Nov 26th
UNLV School of Architecture's Kevin Kemner is now exhibiting his images of the Nevada sky in the Barrick Gallery, Northeastern Nevada Museum, 1515 Idaho 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
This exhibition celebrates the new renaissance of western artistry among young gearmakers and visual artists. At Wiegand Gallery, Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad St.
Special 9/11 Memorial Concert
Sep 12th
TOCCATA - Tahoe Symphony Chorus and Orchestra will begin the Carson Valley Arts Council’s 2014-2015 Concert Series with a concert commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.  At St. Gail Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane.

R5 Featuring Ross Lynch
Sep 12th
Disney superstar Ross Lynch and R5 crank up the volume this season. The rising pop/rock band rocks out with songs from their debut album, Louder. At Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy.

Incline Village

TOCCATA Presents a Soiree Musicale
Sep 6th
TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents a soiree musicale to support its 9/11 Memorial Concert Series. Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn will be featured along with a piano soloist and vocalist. At a private home; contact TOCCATA for information & tickets.
Trails & Vistas World Concert
Sep 6th
Musicians and dancers from near and far will perform with soulful flute by Ann Licater, a 30 piece symphony orchestra, aerial dance, Americana and Celtic music, and Afro-Brazilian funk. At Theatre at Sand Harbor State Park, 2005 Hwy. 28.

Art Hikes at Spooner Lake
Sep 6th - Sep 7th
Described as magical and inspiring, Trails and Vistas’ annual art hikes feature visual artists, original dance performances, storytelling and live music along Spooner Lake trail, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.  

9/11 Memorial Concert Series
Sep 10th
TOCCATA will conclude its 2014 Tahoe Summer MusicFest with a four-concert series commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. At Cornerstone Church, 300 Country Club Drive.

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.  At Sierra Nevada College, Holman Arts & Media Center, 1008 Tahoe Blvd.

Las Vegas

 A Native American Visiting Artist - Everett Pikyavit
Sep 6th
Meet Southern Paiute basket weaver Everett Pikyavit. He will demonstrate basket weaving and have baskets for sale. A basket from a collection owned by Helen J. Stewart will be on display. At Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave.

Cowboy Trail Farms Market at the Fort
Sep 10th
Join Friends of the Fort for their 1st Farmer's Market. Cowboy Trail Farms will be at the Old Fort with fresh produce, eggs, organic items, herbs and more.  At 500 E. Washington Ave.

The Things They Carried
Sep 6th
In association with Young Audiences New York, Nevada Humanities and the City of Las Vegas present the Literature to Life® stage presentation of the novel 'The Things They Carried' by Tim O’Brien. At Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. 

UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Joan Linder
Sep 11th
The UNLV Department of Art and the Barrick Museum welcome artist Joan Linder as a guest speaker of the 2014 UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Linder uses traditional materials to create large-scale images. At 4504 S. Maryland Pkwy.

“La Madrastra de la Cenisenta”
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. 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. 

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.


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.

"The Celestials"
Sep 10th - Oct 10th
Joan Giannecchini, a mixed media and conceptual artist, will exhibit several works in “The Celestials” series of layered translucent images depicting Chinese of the Old West. At Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St. 

Argenta Concert Series: The Beginnings with Argenta Trio
Sep 12th
The Argenta Concert Series returns for the first concert of its fourth season. The Beginnings is a celebration of early yet masterful works by some of the greatest composers in the genre of piano trio. At UNR, Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts.

The Peter Epstein Quartet
Sep 8th
Join Peter Epstein, associate professor and UNR director of jazz and improvisational music, and his New York City-based quartet for a celebration of their new album, Polarities. At Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts.   

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.

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 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.

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.

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"
Through Oct 30th
North Tahoe Arts Corison Loft Gallery presents “Plein Air Everywhere” featuring 15 plein air painters from across the country. At 380 North Lake Blvd.

Plein Air Exhibit
Through 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.

Taste of the Valley Festival
Sep 11th - Sep 13th
Three-day Food, Art, Music Festival. Discover what the locals know, the best food, art, and music in rural Nevada! It's Yerington’s way of celebrating the delicious art & agricultural life found in Mason & Smith valleys. At Jeanne Dini Center, 120 N. California St.
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Boulder City

Boulder City Winter Arts Festival
Nov 1st
An indoor Arts Show sponsored by the B.C. Art Guild to kick off the holiday season. Open to Clark County and surrounding area artists. Exhibitors show paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, hand made and designed jewelry and other one-of-a-kind, all hand made gift items.


Zentangle Demo at Art Club Fun Night
Sep 16th
Lamoille artist Kristi Lyn Glass will be demonstrating the Zentangle art form at the Elko County Art Club Fun Night. Attendees age 12 and older will have the opportunity to create a Zentangle tile and find out more about tangling (meditative doodling) and Zentangle-inspired art.


Calligraphy Class
Oct 1st - Oct 22nd
Create and master your own free-flowing writing style and use your talent for scrapbooking, invitations and more. Presented by WCSD Community Education.

Photograph Historic Sites
Sep 25th & Sep 27th
Get hands-on tips from a local photography expert as you shoot on-site treasures from rock art to landmarks to mining towns. Presented by WCSD Community Education.

Soft Pastels Class
Sep 29th
Create gorgeous works of art using soft pastels. Explore the various techniques and methods behind this versatile art form.
Presented by WCSD Community Education.

Weaving Workshop
Sep 27th - Oct 18th
Design a project and put it on the loom. Enjoy a lot of personalized attention while you learn finishing techniques like hemstitching, seaming and lacing. Presented by WCSD Community Education.
Winter-themed Watercolor Class
Oct 1st - Oct 22nd
Paint gorgeous winter florals and fruits using watercolor techniques. Presented by WCSD Community Education.


Tryouts for "The Miracle Worker"
Sep 9th
TDRPD Community Theater will be holding auditions for "The Miracle Worker" for children and adults. Tryouts will be held at the Community Arts Center at 10046 Church St. in downtown Truckee.