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.

Reno Balloon Race

The balloons are back! The Great Reno Balloon Race returns to Rancho San Rafael Park September 6 – 8. The May Museum will offer FREE admission and special hours during the event.

Friday, September 6 ~ 7 am – 3 pm
Saturday, September 7 ~ 7 am – 3 pm
Sunday, September 8 ~ 7 am – 1 pm

Spirit Animal backpack ay the Wilbur D. May Center Gift ShopNew in the Museum Store
What’s your spirit animal? These new plush backpacks come in a variety of adorable animal shapes – from elephants to sloths to unicorns. Super soft and super cute! Polyester plush with velour faces and paws, and marble eyes. These have a 15″ zipper on back and handy hanging loop. About 13″ wide, 19″ high. Straps adjust. Assorted styles. $22.50


Wilbur D. May Museum, Arboretum & Botanical Garden
1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89503
Museum – (775) 785-5961
Arboretum – (775) 785-4153

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