New Virtual Tour of Lehman Caves Available July 30

Using LiDAR scanning technology, Great Basin National Park has developed a full color virtual tour of Lehman Caves. This new video will be released on July 30, 2020 as a three-part series for the public to view. The LiDAR scan took 5 billion points of information and over 50,000 photos were taken to add color data. The virtual tour will be available in 4K.

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Genoa July 4th 2020 Events are Canceled

Genoa 4th of July

The Friends of Genoa, the Genoa Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Town of Genoa sincerely regret having to cancel the July 4th Americana Celebrations. But with the uncertainty surrounding the recent national COVID-19 health crisis, we feel caution is a necessary health safety measure that cannot be tossed hastily aside without thorough research and due diligence by our community.

We are already planning the 2021 Genoa Americana July 4th Celebration to be a spectacular affair that will, we hope, make up for this year’s missed event.

Judy Chicago: A Fireworks Story at the Nevada Museum of Art

Artist, feminist, educator, and intellectual, Judy Chicago first got to know the Nevada Museum of Art in 2018 when her Atmospheres were included in Laid Bare in the Landscape. The exhibition brought renewed focus to her connections to Land Art. Since then, the Museum has been working with Chicago to acquire her fireworks archive for the Center for Art + Environment Archive Collections.

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Nevada Hall of Fame Launched with 6 Members

Nevada Hall of Fame first 6 members

The Nevada Hall of Fame, an online venue, was launched in January to honor persons who have gained fame in the state “or deserved to”.

The virtual Hall was established by author David Toll of Gold Hill. He says his purpose in creating the Hall is to educate the world about the exceptional Nevadans who have contributed to our history in important ways even if they didn’t always make it to the history books. “They come in all sizes, shapes, colors, origins and attitudes,” Toll says. “In that way they reflect the population as a whole, but these individuals stood out from the crowd by virtue of their accomplishments.” Continue reading

Carson City Open Studio Tours August 22-23

The 2020 Jazz & Beyond Music and Art Festival this August will include the second annual Carson City Open Studios Tour on Saturday, August 22, and Sunday, August 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at multiple studios throughout Carson City. This admission-free, contemporary cultural event will showcase about 30 local artists, presenting a wide variety of exceptional visual art and art demonstrations, from painting, sculpture, and 3D art to jewelry and photography, in about a dozen individual and shared studio spaces.

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