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Nevada Museum of Art – March 2010 Events

By ThisIsReno

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

FEATURE EXHIBITION OPENING AND EVENTS – MARCH 2010 is “Youth Art Month”

The Scholastic Art Awards of 2010
March 6—April 3, 2010

The Museum presents an exhibition of artwork created by northern Nevada middle and high school students as part of The Scholastic Art Awards of 2010, a national program established 86 years ago to recognize and reward impressive talent among students. Serving 13 counties in northern Nevada, the program invites students to compete for awards and scholarships.  The exhibition is generously sponsored by US Bank. Scholarships are provided by US Bank and the Wild Women Artists.

Film Nobody
March 18 / 6 pm

Explore one student’s personal journey to find inspiration in Nobody, presented by the Nevada Museum of Art Teen Art Council. A quirky comedy of discovery, Nobody is written by Rob Perez of 40 Days and 40 Nights. Rated PG-13. $5

Teen Art Night
March 26 / 7 to 10 pm

Join the Nevada Museum of Art Teen Art Council and the Holland Project for the second annual Teen Art Night.  Teens are invited to enjoy an evening of art, music and film in an event planned for teens by teens.  $5

SPECIAL EVENTS

ART BITE Julie Silber on A Survey of Gee’s Bend Quilts
March 12 / noon

Renowned quilt expert Julie Silber investigates the complex intertwining of women’s history and quilt making over the past forty years. These half-hour dialogues invite guests to experience an informal and intimate introduction to works in the galleries. $5 / $4 Museum members. The Art Bite series is supported, in part, by the Gabelli Foundation.

Taste of Gee’s Bend Dinner
Thursday, March 25 / 5, 5:30, and 6 pm

Celebrate the history and culture of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, as Café Musée prepares a pre fixe dinner including the traditional southern tastes of Crisp Winter Greens, Double-Crusted Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast with Corn and Goat Cheese Grits and Sweet Potato Pie with Vanilla Whipped Cream. Cost: $34.50 for Members / $44.50 for non-members, which includes admission to the museum.  

Black Rock Design Institute: Joseph Tanney | Resolution: 4 Architecture
Thursday, March 25 / 6 pm

Principal Joseph Tanney discusses the design directives and motivation behind Resolution: 4 Architecture, winners of the Dwell Magazine Home Design Invitational 2003. $10 / $8 Museum Members

REGULARLY SCHEDULED EVENTS

First Thursday with The Rick Costa Band
March 4 / 5 to 7 pm

Sponsored annually by KTHX Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. First Thursday wine bar sponsored by Vintage Wine Shop and Tasting Bar. $10 / $8 Seniors and students/ Free for Museum members

Art Afternoon: Workshop & Social for Seniors
March 12 / 1 to 3 pm

Expand your interests with a docent-guided tour and studio art class. Light refreshments. No art background necessary. Cost for two sessions: $12 / $10 Museum members.

Sponsored, in part, by the Leonette Foundation.

KUNR Sunday Jazz Brunch  with the Colin Ross Band
March 21  / 11 am to 1 pm

Catch a live jazz performance hosted by KUNR Radio and dine from the à la carte brunch menu from Café Musée. Prices range from $5 to $15.

hands/ON! SUNDAY FAMILY PROGRAM – Tiny Quilts
March 28 / noon, 1, 2, 3 pm

One-hour sessions beginning at noon, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. Bring the entire family for this free, fun program featuring hands-on art projects and gallery activities for all ages. Admission to hands/ON! is free. Sponsored by the City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission, the Mathewson CLAT #5, the Sato Foundation and Tahoe Creamery. 

The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; open late on Thursdays until 8 pm.  Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and national holidays.  $10 adults, $8 seniors/students, $1 kids 6-12, free kids 5 and under, free for museum members.  Café Musée is open from 11 am to 2:30 pm – no admission necessary.  Call 775.329.3333 for more information or visit www.nevadaart.org.