Western Power exhibition continues to Dec. 6

Nevada Museum of Art news release:

Joan Myers, Solar Troughs, Kramer Junction, 1999/2002 As consumers we often take the source of our power supply for granted, paying little attention to how energy is generated and distributed. Joan Myers’ Western Power exhibition, running through Dec. 6, documents a range of power plants—uranium, oil, gas, coal, water, solar, wind and geothermal—throughout the western United States, causing viewers to consider our electrical dependency.

Joan Myers, Geothermal Plant, Puna, Hawaii, 1999/2002The photographs in this exhibition are a part of the Nevada Museum of Art, The Altered Landscape: Carol Franc Buck Collection. Admission is free for museum members, $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, $1 for children 6-12 and free for children under six. For more information, please call 329.3333 or visit www.nevadaart.org.

The Nevada Museum of Art is a private, non-profit organization supported by its membership as well as by sponsorships and grants. The museum provides the opportunity for people to encounter, engage and enjoy a diversity of art experiences. It is open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursdays until 8 p.m. The galleries, Museum Store and Café Musée are closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and national holidays.

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