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Open Spaces and Special Places art show benefits the Nevada Land Trust


nv-land-trust-art-9663129-1817945WILBUR D. MAY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE From sagebrush and sand dunes to wildflowers and wetlands, Nevada is home to amazing landscapes. More than 20 prominent regional artists will share their visions of the state in a special art show and sale at the Wilbur D. May Museum. Explore vibrant scenes from the Silver State in oil, acrylic, and mixed media pieces. Proceeds from the three-day event benefit the Nevada Land Trust, a non-profit dedicated to the conservation of our state’s open spaces and special places.

The “Open Spaces and Special Places” Art Show & Sale runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on July 19 and 20, and from Noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. It will be held at the Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street, in Reno. The event is free and open to the public.

Artists will open the exhibit with special plein air sessions just for kids. Sessions will be held on Friday, July 19 at 10:00 am and Noon. Kids age 5 and up are invited to try their hand at landscape painting in the park. Supplies will be provided, but reservations are required. Call 775-851-5180 to sign up. For more information call 775- 785-5961, or visit www.maycenter.com

Located within Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, the Wilbur D. May Center is managed by the Washoe County Community Services Department and continues to receive generous support from the Wilbur May Foundation.

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