See listing of arts and cultural events and opportunities acrossNevada. For details on these and other activities, or to post your organization's events, visit http://www.arts4nevada.org
Mad Hatter Garden Party with Corky Bennett Trio
The 2014 "Jazz & Beyond - Carson City Music Festival" will open with a "Mad Hatter Garden Party" in the back yard of the Nevada Governor's Mansion, 606 Mountain St. The party features music by the Corky Bennett Trio, finger foods, wine, beer and a raffle.
Through Sep 11th
Karl Schwiesow creates his sculptures with inspiration from the world around him. In "Humble Vessel," Schwiesow presents a 22’ sailboat that he has deconstructed [sliced apart] then reconstructed in the gallery. At CCAI Courthouse Gallery, 885 E. Musser St.
BRIC Art 4
Through Sep 5th
The Capital City Arts Initiative exhibition includes artwork by eight area artists: Kyle Akins, Megan Berner, Carol Brown, Erik Holland, Melissa Melero, Stephen Reid, Lynn Schmidt and Julia Schwadron. At the Business Resource Innovation Center [BRIC], 108 E Proctor St.
Great Basin National Park Revisited – Lady Jill Mueller
Through Aug 19th
This year marks the 25th anniversary Lady Jill Mueller’s first Great Basin National Park exhibit. This year she revisited the park through her writings, sketches, photos, magazine articles and a trip to the park. The exhibit contains her renditions of that revisit. At Northeastern Nevada Museum, 1515 Idaho St.
Expressing the Rural West: Into the Future Exhibition
Through Sep 6th
Having premiered during the 30th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, this exhibition celebrates the new renaissance of western artistry among young gearmakers and visual artists. At Wiegand Gallery, Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad St.
Guitarist Freddy Clarke
San Francisco-based guitarist Freddy Clarke will present a recital of solo works to include music by masters such as Bach and of his own composition. At St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 341 Village Blvd.
Sierra Nevada Ballet presents Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake as a part of the 2014 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Choreographed by Artistic Director Rosine Bena, this new version is a two-act rendition of the classical full-length ballet. At Sand Harbor, 945 Incline Way.
Jazz Out the Box
Julian Tanaka, tenor sax; Nick Schmitt, bass; Eric Schauer, drums are Jazz Out the Box. They'll play originals and children's melodies as well as tunes by Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins. At Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. Mcleod Drive.
"Ella, mi amante y mi señora"
Luis Vargas directs this Spanish-language comedy for the company Inarte. A man with three women in the same neighborhood does all he can to keep them secret from each other. At Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. Mcleod Drive.
Alisha Kerlin: Roadrunners That Won't Run Far
Through Jul 25th
Alisha Kerlin’s exhibit, "Roadrunners That Won’t Run Far," embodies the concept that the roadrunner is an ideal form with which to contemplate the phenomenon of static movement as a sculptural problem. At Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy.
Red Rock Canyon Artist-in-Residence Program Exhibition
Through Aug 30th
This year Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area hosted its first-ever artist-in-residence program. An exhibition of the work created by three local artists - Linda Campbell, Maria Arango Diener and Myranda Bair - during their residencies will be on display at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Dr.
Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures
Through Aug 16th
The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum announces the opening of "Painted Pictures," an exhibition of original photographs by famed actor/director/comedian/singer/philanthropist, Jerry Lewis. At 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Private/Public: Images of Devotion from 19th and Early 20th Century Mexico
Through Sep 27th
Images on display embody the complicated artistic nature of Christian iconography, symbolism and devotion that were the norm in Mexico by the 19th century. At UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Mechele Johnson Watercolor Exhibit
Through Jul 31st
The Carson Valley Arts Council is exhibiting the unique works of watercolorist Mechele Johnson. Her work is available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds going to support the CVAC. At Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 US Hwy 395.
North Las Vegas
Kate Shannon: You Deserve More
Through Aug 1st
The College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery presents a solo exhibit of digitally manipulated photographs, video and animation by The Ohio State University Mansfield Assistant Professor of Art, Kate Shannon. At CSN Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave.
Pressed: Student Printmaking
Through Aug 1st
The College of Southern Nevada Artspace Gallery presents a group exhibition featuring new works that use a variety of printmaking techniques by the fine arts students of CSN's Introduction, Intermediate and Serigraphy Printmaking courses. At 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave.
Guitarist Adam Levy
Adam Levy is a guitarist, songwriter, educator, journalist and author from Los Angeles. Presented by TACH (Traditional Association for Cultural Harmony) at India Kabab & Curry, 1091 S. Virginia St.
Compression! Art & Fire
Controlled Burn hosts its 7th annual celebration of fire and alternative arts in downtown Reno as part of Artown. The fire is coming back to City Plaza as an official Nevada Sesquicentennial Event.
Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival - Matthew Montfort and Vishal Nagar
Strains of flamenco and Indian raga emanate from this improvisatory duet featuring world guitar pioneer Matthew Montfort accompanied by renowned Indian tabla virtuoso Vishal Nagar. At Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, 1664 N. Virginia St.
Sierra Nevada Ballet presents Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake as a part of Artown. Choreographed by Artistic Director Rosine Bena, this new version of Swan Lake is a two-act rendition of the classical full-length ballet. At Nightingale Concert Hall, UNR.
Global Music and Dance
Abhiman Kaushal is a tabla player who plays North Indian classical music. Sushmita Srikanth performs Bharatnatyam dance. Guitarist Jimmy Robinson currently performs with The New Orleans Guitar Quartet. Adam Levy is a guitarist, songwriter, educator, journalist and author. Guitarist Chakrapani Singh plays slide guitar and Kachappi Veena. Presented by TACH (Traditional Association for Cultural Harmony) at Laxalt Auditorium, 401 W. Second St.
Global Music and Dance
Featured performers are Sushmita Srikanth, Jimmy Robinson, Adam Levy and Chakrapani Singh. Presented by TACH at Reno Buddhist Center, 820 Plumas St.
Artown Presents An Evening With Don McLean
Don McLean is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters and has amassed more than 40 gold and platinum records. At Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, Bartley Ranch.
Wearing History: 100 Years of Fashion in Nevada
Through Aug 3rd
Presented by Reno’s Great Basin Costume Society, the exhibition walks viewers through the state’s fashionable past with a fascinating display of vintage and handmade clothing spanning 100 years of fashion history. At A an Art Gallery, 40 East Fourth St.
Art Slaves Art Show
Through Jul 31st
Every year the advertising community has an art show to show off the members' artistic talents. This year the venue is Swill Coffee and Wine at 3366 Lakeside Ct. The18th Annual Art Slaves Art Show is part of Artown.
"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)"
Through Aug 2nd |
Reno Little Theater presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" - a rollicking romp through all 37 of Shakespeare's plays, performed by three actors in under two hours. At RLT, 147 E Pueblo St.
5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche
Through Aug 2nd
Bruka Theatre 21st Centural Theatre Art presents 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche: a Cold War comedy about a prize -winning quiche. It's a satire on the melodramatic fears of America during the Cold War and today. At Bruke Theatre, 99 N. Virginia St.
Velvet (John Palmore & Pat Esters) performs at Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St.
Mack Nez Johnson, Jr: A Native Soul’s Retrospective
Through Jul 29th
For Mack Nez Johnson, Jr., a gifted mouth painter, art is a way of life. Of Shoshone-Navajo descent, Johnson is the featured artist in the Art Access Galley at Lake Mansion, 250 Court St.
Singer Songwriter Series
Celebrate locally grown music in a great room with great people. Singer-songwriters John Frederick & Friends perform at Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St.
Spoken Word Series
Sierra Arts' Spoken Word Series features Steve Elegant who creates atmospheric soundscapes. At Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St.
Jeff Ross - Behind the Scenes
Through Aug 1st
Metro Gallery in Reno City Hall, 1 E. First St., hosts an exhibition of photographs by renowned local artist Jeff Ross. In this exhibit, Ross shares a behind-the-scenes look at local, regional and international artists.
Sagewood Fictions & Beer Chronicles
Through Aug 1st
Galleries East & West in McKinley Arts & Culture Center host “Out of Context” - two exhibitions by renowned Nevada artists Walter McNamara and Lynda Yuroff. In “Sagewood Fictions," Yuroff uses sagewood lying on the ground to embody the visual elements of line, texture and shape. In “The Beer Chronicles” McNamara combines beer carton graphics with evocative found images. At 925 Riverside Dr.