Nevada Arts & Artists – July

Dragon Lights at the Wilbur May Center, Reno

by Dana Nollsch There is an elephant in the northern Nevada room, and its name is Artown. July is truly a special month in Reno, about 500 Artown events over 31 days, so let’s dive right in! I have looked at every event and read each event description; in a word “overwhelming”. So if you … Read moreNevada Arts & Artists – July

Northern Nevada Arts & Artists for June

Hans Meyer-Kassel at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

Welcome June in northern Nevada. Carson City Check out 2018 Stewart Father’s Day Powwow in Carson City on June 15th and 17th. If you have been to a Powwow then you know the excitement and pageantry that comes with a gathering of talented dancers and drummers. This is a free event with over 200 dancers, over … Read moreNorthern Nevada Arts & Artists for June

Northern Nevada Arts & Artists for May

Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Good Luck Macbeth in Reno Nevada

by Dana Nollsch The frantic activity at left is Trish and Deon Reynolds, with the able and enthusiastic assistance of Mark Salinas, mounting a photo mural, and it is the prelude to big doings in Carson City this month. The mural faces west on a small structure at the edge of the Carson City Nugget … Read moreNorthern Nevada Arts & Artists for May

Northern Nevada Arts & Artists

Artsy-Fartsy Gallery in Carson City Nevada

Here’s what is going on in some of our Northern Nevada Cities in April Carson City Carson City has a very positive arts community with many summertime events and art galleries as well as the Carson City Museum. Next month we will  look at the art culture of Carson City. In the meantime, check out … Read moreNorthern Nevada Arts & Artists

Art “Placemaking” or Art “Placekeeping” in Downtown Elko?

Country Dancing , Elko Nevada

By David Roche Executive Director, Western Folklife Center When the Western Folklife Center was awarded an art “placemaking” grant from ArtPlace America in the fall of 2015, it initiated a creative process already stimulated by Elko’s own plan for redevelopment of the downtown corridor. Bordered by Commercial and Railroad streets between 3rd and 9th, this … Read moreArt “Placemaking” or Art “Placekeeping” in Downtown Elko?