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August Events at the Nevada Museum of Art


Edward Burtynsky: Oil
Through September 23
Edward Burtynsky: Oil is an examination of one the most important subjects of our time by one of the most respected and recognized contemporary photographers in the world – a chronicle of the production, distribution, and use of this critical fuel.

Museum Store Yard Sale
August 1 – 12
Look for up to 40% off on selected items from the store covering a wide range and variety of products. Admission to the Sale is free.

ART BITE Amanda Burden on Northern Nevada’s Local Food Renaissance
Friday, August 10 /noon
Edible Reno-Tahoe Magazine editor Amanda Burden discusses the local food renaissance taking place in northern Nevada.
Tickets: $10 / Free for Museum members


27th Annual A Taste For Art
Friday, August 17 / 6 – 9 pm
The hottest art party in town featuring California regional wineries and food pairings, live music, a wine and culinary-themed Marketplace, and a silent auction of wines and gifts from highlighted regions.
Tickets: $75 / $65 Museum members ($60 per ticket for block of 6 or more – Museum members and their guests only)

**VIP Members’ Preview Party / 5 – 6 pm
RENO Magazine’s Taste Editor Johnathan L. Wright and Woman on Wine columnist Laura Longero will join guests to share their expertise on the wine and food on offer.
Tickets: $125 or $1,000 for block of 10 (Museum members and their guests only)

Lead sponsorship for A Taste For Art provided by IGT. Supporting sponsorship provided by Raley’s and Barrick Gold of North America. Media sponsorship provided by RENO Magazine. Additional support provided by Southern Wine & Spirits.

PREMIERE LECTURE Photographer Richard Ross on Juvenile-In-Justice
Thursday, August 23 / 6 pm
Photographer Richard Ross presents his work in Juvenile-In-Justice, relating the stories and interviews of juvenile offenders that he has collected over the past five years.
Tickets: $20/$15 Museum members

This premiere lecture is sponsored exclusively by RBC Wealth Management.


First Thursday with New World Jazz Project
Thursday, August 2 / 5 to 7 pm
Grab a beer, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries at First Thursday. Reno Bike Project provides free bike valet. Sponsored annually by The X 100.1 FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. First Thursday wine bar sponsored by Whispering Vine Wine Company. Bottled water sponsored by Sam’s Club. Bring the kids for Kids Open Art Studio, available from 5 – 7 pm for $5 per child. Free for members or with general admission.



Art Afternoon: Workshop & Social for Seniors
Friday, August 10 / 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.

Saturday, August 11 / 10 am – 5 pm Little Burners: Collective Art & Performance
Introduce your family and friends to the Museum for FREE. Second Saturdays is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation. Join us for gallery activities, storytelling, cultural events, and open studio hands-on art projects each month from 10 am to 4 pm. Sponsored by the Mathewson CLAT #4, Sato Foundation, City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission and Dermody Properties Foundation.

Admission is free for all on Second Saturdays.

KUNR Sunday Jazz Brunch with Doug Coomler Band
Sunday, August 19 / 11 am to 1 pm
Catch a live jazz performance hosted by KUNR Radio and dine from the Sunday brunch menu from Composition Café.

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Five events in Reno this week: UNR Wind Ensemble, Coco Montoya, improv

Comedy, education, sports and music comprise the many Reno events this week. All eyes will be on the Wolf Pack men’s basketball team as it takes on Colorado (Tuesday, away) and Fresno (home).