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The Baroque World of Fernando Botero
Through July 25, 2010
Colombian artist Fernando Botero blends beauty, tradition, and modernity in this exhibition of 100 paintings, drawings, and sculptures drawn from his private collection. Kids and adults can learn more about Fernando Botero’s art with SCVNGR – an interactive text message or web app tour of the exhibition.
• Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in July / 1:30 pm – Tour the exhibitions with a trained docent. Tours are free with admission, all-ages are welcome. Space is limited to the first 20 participants.
• Spanish language tours every Sunday through July 25 / 2 pm – Tour the exhibitions with a trained Spanish-speaking docent. Tours are free with admission, all-ages are welcome.
• Every Saturday and Sunday / 1 pm – Tour the exhibitions with a trained docent every weekend. Tours are free with admission, all-ages are welcome.
• Every Thursday (except First Thursday) / 6 pm – Tour the exhibitions with a trained docent while the Museum stays open late on Thursday nights till 8 pm. Tours are free with admission, all-ages are welcome.
ART BITE Darrell Lockhart on Colombian Writer Gabriel García Márquez
Friday, July 2 / noon
UNR Spanish Language and Literature professor Darrell Lockhart presents an overview of García Márquez’s work, and its relationship historically and culturally to the art of Fernando Botero. $5 / $4 Museum members.
The Music Project
Thursday, July 8 / 6 – 7 pm
Join the Teen Art Council and musician Chris Gibson for a rooftop drawing and music session. All-ages are welcome. Cost: $5
ART BITE Emma Sepulveda on Violence in Latin America
Friday, July 9 / noon
Emma Sepulveda, UNR Foundation Professor, writer, and human rights activist, addresses the histories of violence, and the political and social upheavals in Latin America that are reflected in the works of Fernando Botero. $5 / $4 Museum members.
Saturday, July 10 / 10 am – 5 pm
…are FREE Thanks to the Nightingale Family Foundation. Bring your family and friends, and introduce them to the Museum for free on the second Saturday of each month through December 2010.
Pianist Ron Williams Performs 50th Anniversary Recital
Sunday, July 11 / 1 pm
Join Dr. Ron Williams as he performs classical selections commemorating the 50th anniversary of his first solo piano recital at the University of Nevada, Reno. $10/$8 Museum Members.
What to Do with Kids in the Art Museum
Thursday, July 15 / 2 pm
Whether you’re a parent or a grandparent, you can learn how to share a trip to the museum with the kids—in ways you’ll both love—in this program for adults. $5/$4 Museum Members. Limited to 20 participants. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at www.nevadaart.org/tickets and at the Admissions desk.
TALK Black Rock Design Institute: Ron Radziner on Marmol Radziner Architecture
Thursday, July 15 / 6 pm
Join Ron Radziner, Design Principal at Marmol Radziner, for an inspiring look at the firm’s work and a lively conversation about the promise of a modern architecture based on principles of sustainable development and community revitalization. $10/$8 Museum Members
ART BITE Linda Curcio-Nagy on Latin American Art History
Friday, July 23 / noon
Enjoy a lively overview of the Latin American art and artists that contributed to the shaping and development of Colombia’s most famous artist, Fernando Botero. $5 / $4 Museum members.
ART BITE William L. Fox on Bill Gilbert: Physiocartographies
Friday, July 30 / noon
CA+E Director William L. Fox discusses the multimedia work of artist Bill Gilbert, whose map- and performance-based artworks comprise Physiocartographies. $5 / $4 Museum members.
REGULARLY SCHEDULED EVENTS
First Thursdays with Guitar Woody and the Boilers
Thursday, July 1 / 5 to 7 pm – OPENING NIGHT OF ARTOWN!!
Grab a beer, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries at First Thursday. Ride your bike and get free valet parking courtesy of Reno Bike Project. 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 / $4 Kids Open Art Studio
Art Afternoon: Workshop & Social for Seniors
Friday, July 9 / 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 Saxophonist Paul Roth and His Quartet
Sunday, July 18 / 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. À la carte menu items range from $5 to $15.
hands/ON! SUNDAY FAMILY PROGRAM – Burning Man Hula Hoops
Sunday, July 25 / noon, 1, 2 and 3 pm
Celebrate the upcoming Burning Man gathering by touring the galleries and enjoying a hula hoop lesson by burner and hula hooper, Morgan Helsper. 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. Space is limited to the first 60 participants for each hour of the program. Sponsored by the City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission, the Mathewson CLAT #5 and the Sato Foundation.
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.
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