Nevada Humanities Presents Willy Vlautin in Concert and Conversation at the Western Folklife Center, Elko

Willy Vlautin

The Western Folklife Center, in partnership with Nevada Humanities, proudly welcomes author Willy Vlautin to Elko for an evening of stories and song on Monday, September 16 at 7 pm. This event will feature a conversation and book-signing with the author as he discusses his novel, Don’t Skip Out On Me, a moving story about a young man’s search for belonging.

Don’t Skip Out On Me is a 2019 pick for Nevada Reads—a statewide, public book club offered by Nevada Humanities. Enjoy a musical performance by Vlautin, accompanied by pedal steel player Paul Brainard. Continue reading

Art of the Aloha Shirt on Display at the Wilbur D. May Center

Through October 20 ~ From sketch to fabric, discover the history and artistry behind the Hawaiian shirt. The May Museum’s new exhibition – “Art of the Aloha Shirt” – explores the work of John “Keoni” Meigs who helped define the style that has come to define the islands. See original sketches, paintings, and shirts in this fun and colorful exhibit that will have you looking at Hawaiian shirts in a whole new way. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and children. Continue reading

Eureka Wine & Art Fest scheduled for September 18 – 21

Eureka NevadaEureka is planning its annual Eureka Wine and Art Fest for September 18 – 21. This year’s event has expanded to include plein-air workshops, painting competitions, food demonstrations, wine tasting, live music, and a scavenger hunt and grape smashing contest for kids.

“We’ve added classes and workshops to our wine walk event with more focus on art,” said Garney Damele, president of Eureka Restoration Enterprise, a local non-profit that lists this event as their main fundraiser. “We believe that Eureka’s beautiful natural landscape and rich mining history will attract artists to this small town.” Continue reading

49th Annual Virginia City Hill Climb will return to the Comstock September 21-22

Ferrari Hill Climb, Silver City - Virginia CityCar enthusiasts and Virginia City Merchants received some good news in January. The 49th Annual Virginia City Hill Climb will return to the Comstock. This year’s event will feature both exotic racers and vintage muscle cars zipping up the Truck Route on September 21-22. And it will add new events to help bring bigger crowds to C Street merchants. Continue reading

Fall for Tahoe South’s Secret Season: Labor Day through October

Heavenly Valley gondola, South LakeTahoe

As summer winds down, fall events in Tahoe South are ramping up. And the secret’s out – fall in Tahoe South Tahoe South Logois one of the most idyllic times to visit with mild weather, off-season lodging rates, more beach space and numerous events starting Labor Day Weekend.

A special sing-along screening of Bohemian Rhapsody at the Harveys Outdoor Arena, September 1 provides an opportunity to spend an evening under the stars with Freddie Mercury. The unreleased version will be preceded by a performance from the world’s only all-female tribute band to Queen, The Killer Queens. The family-friendly evening concludes with a dazzling Laser Light Spectacular. Continue reading

New Show at the Copeland Gallery Minden August 12

You are invited to the next art exhibit at the Carson Valley Arts Council’s Copeland Gallery featuring the work of three local artists, Lee Lewis, Mary Ann Crosby and Marilyn Elligott. The show starts Monday, August 12. 

An artist’s reception will be held on Friday, August 16, 5 pm to 7 pm. Refreshments will be served and it is free to the public. Come and meet the three artists and preview their amazing work. Continue reading

Churchill Arts Council 2019-20 Season Announcement

Churchill Arts Council

Updated Website & Season Brochure

We are pleased to announce that our 2019-20 Season is now available on our website and season brochures will be mailing out next week. View our upcoming 2019-20 Season events at

To receive a printed copy of the season brochure please send an email to with your mailing address.
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Georgia O’Keefe: “Living Modern” at NMA through October 20th

The only West Coast venue to offer a new look at this iconic artist through her art, fashion, and style

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern
July 20 – October 20, 2019

Expand your understanding of renowned modernist artist Georgia O’Keeffe in the context of her self-crafted public persona — including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. Living Modern focuses on O’Keeffe’s wardrobe, shown for the first time alongside key paintings and photographs. It confirms and explores her determination to control how the world understood her identity and artistic values. Continue reading