The new Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum is not only a showcase of the history of the Stewart Indian School, but also a celebration of tradition and culture still thriving today.
The Cultural Center’s Wa-Pai-Shone Gallery, opens January 20 with the exhibit “Indigenous Voices of the Great Basin.” This exhibit of Native American contemporary art will show through October 1, and will be followed by ongoing rotating exhibits curated by Great Basin Native Artists. Continue reading
The Nevada Historical Society is honoring its late longtime photo curator, Lee Brumbaugh, in the best way it can – with a retrospective of his work.
Brumbaugh was the curator of photography at the Nevada Historical Society from 1996 to 2018. He died in 2019. The exhibition will be in place through February 2020.
“A Retrospective: Nevada Behind the Lens” will showcase select framed images from four of Brumbaugh’s completed exhibitions; highlighting Nevada’s beauty, natural and altered. The exhibition will also display select personal items that show his passion for turquoise and photography. Continue reading
Russel “buZ blurr” Butler, Untitled #1, mixed media
As muralists descend on downtown for the Elko Mural Expo, the Western Folklife Center will host multiple events in collaboration with Art Spot Reno.
Opening September 16 in the Wiegand Gallery
is Climb Down the Ladder, This Painting is Done: Contemporary Muralists, Outside In
, a group exhibition
of works by participating muralists. These small-scale pieces will be available for purchase through the Gift Shop and will be on display through December 14.
The exhibition will have its official kickoff on Wednesday, September 25 at the Western Folklife Center’s Pioneer Saloon with an opening reception and artist welcome party from 7 – 9 pm.