Nevada Museum Of Art Overview

2010-04-29

 Located in Reno, Nevada, the Nevada Museum of Art feature exhibitions showcase national and international artists while the permanent collection of 19th through 21st century art is divided into five focus collections, linked by an overall emphasis on art and environment.  This thematic, rather than historical or stylistic focus on the environment mirrors the communities growing interest in the protection of land.  With a 180 seat multimedia theater for presentations, recitals and films, dining in Café Musée and street-level and rooftop galleries, the Museum provides the opportunity to encounter, engage and enjoy a diversity of art experiences. Designed by architect Will Bruder, the Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts - E. L. Wiegand Gallery became the new facility for the Museum in May of 2003. With its torqued exterior wall, suspended atrium staircase and views of Reno's skyline as well as the Sierra Nevada, the building is recognized as one of the most distinguished architectural achievements in Nevada.

The Nevada Museum of Art is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm and Thursdays until 8 pm. The galleries are closed Mondays, Tuesdays and national holidays. Admission: $10 adults; $8 seniors/ students, FREE for Members.  For more information please call 775.329.3333 or visit www.nevadaart.org.

The Nevada Museum of Art is a private, non-profit organization supported by the generosity of its membership a well as by sponsorships and grants.  Through creative programming and scholarship, the NMA provides the opportunity for people to encounter, engage and enjoy a diversity of art experiences.  The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm, open Thursday evenings until 8 pm.  The galleries, Museum Store and Café Musée are closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and national holidays.

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