Compression! Art and Fire Festival sponsored by City of Reno


CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE —The City of Reno is proud to be one of the sponsors for this year’s Compression! Art and Fire Festival. Compression! Art and Fire Festival is one of Artown’s most popular events, featuring fire arts, flame effects, and performances by dancers and artists. Attendees will enjoy Burning Man art cars, […]

Creative Coalition of Midtown Reno empowers its members with first free social media for small business class

Image from Creative Coalition of Midtown showcasing the talent of its local small business members.

THE CREATIVE COALITION OF MIDTOWN NEWS RELEASE – The Creative Coalition of Midtown will be offering quarterly classes to its members, with the goal of empowering their businesses. The first class, Social Media for Small Business, will be held on August 1. Attendance is limited to existing members of the Creative Coalition of Midtown, but […]

Nevada art collector Wally Cuchine speaks at Comstock History Center August 3

DCNR NEWS VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. – The Comstock History Center welcomes renowned Nevada art collector Wally Cuchine to speak during a two-hour presentation on Saturday, August 3, from noon to 2 p.m. Cuchine will be discussing his love and talent for collecting Nevada art as well as each of the 35 pieces in Wally’s World: […]

Lazy 5 Regional Park presents free summer concert series Wednesdays

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Lazy 5 Regional Park in Spanish Springs continues the ninth annual free Wednesday evening concert series July 17 featuring western ragtime duo CW & Mr. Spoons. Due to exceptional support from the community, this summer’s series has been expanded to 12 concerts and will close out Aug. 28 with […]

Silver ingot that will become NV150 commemorative coins now on display at Nevada State Museum

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NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – A 1,000 ounce bar of silver mined from 4,000 tons of Nevada ore is a rarity by far, but visitors to the Nevada State Museum in Carson City can catch a glimpse of the spectacular ingot now on display in preparation for the state’s […]

Nevada Arts Council’s new officers work to expand access to the arts for all Nevadans

At the OXS Gallery, a program of the Nevada Arts Council, "Valley of Dry Bones," and other works by artist Matthew Couper - now through July 26.

NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE – The Nevada Arts Council has announced its new slate of officers through 2014. Reno’s Julia Arger is chair; Deon Reynolds, Eureka, is vice-chair; and Javier Trujillo, Henderson, is secretary-treasurer. Originally appointed in 2008, Arger was reappointed by Governor Brian Sandoval in 2012 for a second four-year term. “With a […]

City of Reno fights pollution with public art


CITY OF RENO NEWS — A new campaign, “Storm Drains are the Mouth of the River”, uses public art to draw awareness to protecting the Truckee River. Storm drains, which collect all runoff from storm water to irrigation overflow, are entry points into the Truckee River. The campaign uses public art to perpetuate a storm […]

Dazzling diversity of plant life on display at “The Power of Plants”

(Photo): Valerie Cohen's
"Sorrow in the Morning -   Bristlecone Pine."

WILBUR D. MAY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – Explore the palette of plant life as seen through the eyes of artists. The Wilbur D. May Museum is proud to present a new summer art exhibit and sale from the Sierra Watercolor Society. The Power of Plants will be on display in the art gallery through the Great […]

AIGA Reno/Tahoe hosts annual “TypeWalk” event


AIGA NEWS RELEASE – AIGA Reno/Tahoe will host their third annual TypeWalk event July 18, in downtown Reno. Beginning at sunset, TypeWalk encourages all attendees to explore typography in their surroundings with a collaborative letter search throughout the Midtown and Downtown areas of Reno. Throughout the evening, teams of two are sent with a map to photograph […]

Emerging artists learn strategies for marketing at free workshop

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CAPITAL CITY ARTS INITIATIVE NEWS RELEASE – Emerging artists will have an exciting opportunity to meet with successful professional artist Jane Kenoyer between 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11 to learn strategies for marketing art work through You Tube, Vine, online blogs, photography, Facebook, print media, television, regional galleries, colleges, etc. This […]

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