The arts have always been a measure of the human spirit. Come see what happens when that spirit reaches for the endless western sky.
Reno is one of the few cities its size to boast both philharmonic and chamber orchestras, as well its own ballet, opera and repertory theater. Explore the landmark Nevada Museum of Art. Take in a free outdoor concert at Wingfield Park. Or scan the brilliant night sky at the Fleischmann Planetarium.
You can experience native Paiute culture at Pyramid Lake, a 300-foot-deep turquoise jewel at the summit of desert mountains. Or meet other world cultures at our dazzling festivals celebrating German, Italian, Celtic and Basque traditions. The Great Basin and Lake Tahoe Chautauquas offer fascinating fun for the entire family, while our music and jazz festivals and the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival draw aficionados from around the world. For the entire month of July, Reno’s Artown offers one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the country, drawing appreciative crowds to more than 300 performance and visual art events at 82 locations.