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

Demonstrations Featured at July 19-20 Wild Women Artists Show and Sale

Wild Women ArtistsJoin Wild Women Artists for a summer show during Artown with demonstrations and interactive learning. Bring your curiosity and participate in hands-on activities in bookbinding, jewelry, metalwork, felting, painting, and photography. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn from artisans who have been working for decades in their fields.

The sale will be held at the Student Center Gallery, on the main floor of the Red Mountain Building at TMCC. It includes paintings, handmade books, lino prints, metal sculpture, mixed media, jewelry, fine art photography, and many other surprises the Wild Women Artists are sure to bring. Continue reading

“Sparks, Nevada and Beyond”: Latimer Art Club Exhibit July 1-31

"Doomed" by Ronnie Rector

We are pleased to host a special collaboration: “Sparks, Nevada and Beyond” with the Latimer Art Club and Sparks Heritage Museum Foundation. The Latimer Club was established with distinction in 1921. The continued passion of creating art of all mediums including oils, acrylic, collages, watercolor and more. These artists represent almost a century of prominent northern Nevada artists.

Free Artown Event. All art benefits local artists and non-profits.

Lost City Museum Hosts Hot & Dusty Art Invitational

Something new is being blown into the Lost City Museum during the hot and dusty days of August.

The Lost City Museum‘s docents are organizing an art exhibit to show off the tremendous artistic talent that is an integral part of the Moapa Valley community. Starting August 1, the museum’s Fay Perkins Gallery will be the venue for an exhibit of some of the finest artwork done by artists with a connection to Moapa Valley. Continue reading

Nevada State Museum’s Photo Collaboration Honored With Another National Award

Las Vegas LineupAn innovative collaborative project between the Las Vegas News Bureau, Nevada State Museum Las Vegas and the greater Las Vegas community and visitors to identify people in thousands of historic photographs continues to earn national recognition.

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently conveyed its Award of Excellence to “Las Vegas Lineup,” the project by Kelli Luchs, archivist for the Las Vegas News Bureau, and Ilana Short, former manager of photography collections at Nevada State Museum. Continue reading

Jack Malotte Retrospective at Nevada Museum of Art

by Jack Malotte

Jack Malotte makes artworks that celebrate the Great Basin, with a focus on contemporary Native American political issues. Born and raised in Reno, Malotte currently resides in Duckwater, Nevada, and is an enrolled member of the South Fork Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone.

This major retrospective showcases the full breadth of Malotte’s career, including drawings, prints, graphics, paintings, and an outdoor mural. Continue reading