NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART NEWS RELEASE – The Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910 exhibition continues through January 19 at the Nevada Museum of Art. Drawn from prestigious private collections, the artworks in this exhibition were made by a generation of Paris-based avant-garde artists—including the legendary Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
This exhibition is organized and circulated by Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia. Lead sponsorship for the Nevada Museum of Art exhibition is provided by George and Irene Drews and the Thelma B. and Thomas P. Hart Foundation. Sponsorship provided by Goldcorp, USA. Supporting sponsorship by Earl and Wanda Casazza, Casazza SLV, LLC, and Catherine and John Farahi/Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. His Excellency Francois Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States of America, is Honorary Patron of the exhibition.
Special December events at the Museum include: the “Museum Store Holiday Sale,” December 6-8, where visitors can find unique gifts. Members save 20% and non-members save 10% on all purchases.
Sunday, December 8, at 3:00 p.m., the Museum presents the film Moulin Rouge (2001). Take an armchair tour of Toulouse-Lautrec’s nineteenth-century Paris on the Museum’s Big Screen, brought to life through Baz Lurhmann’s 2001 modern classic Moulin Rouge. The cost of admission is $7, $5 for Museum members.
December’s unique events include: “TALK Black Rock Design Institute Presents: OP Architects” on Thursday, December 12, 6:00 p.m. Luke Ogrydziak and Zoë Prillinger are architects based in San Francisco, California. Learn about their work and design practice, and the award-winning team’s newest project, which is about to break ground in Reno. Join the Black Rock Design Institute at 5:00 p.m. for an hour of networking and conversation with beer provided by Silver Peak Brewery and wine provided by Brink Custom Homes. Lecture to follow at 6:00 p.m. Admission is $10, $8 for Museum members.
During “Art Bite – Fin de Siècle Paris,” Friday, December 13, at noon, visitors learn about the variety of forces affecting life in end-of-the-century Paris: the cultural and artistic avant-garde, the rise of cosmopolitanism, and changing understandings of the role of artists in the life of the city. Admission is $10, free for members, funded in part by Nevada Humanities.
“Hands-on! Winter Wonderland,” is Saturday, December 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring the family to explore the entire Museum. Join us for gallery activities, storytelling, cultural events, and open studio hands-on art projects. This event is sponsored exclusively by the Nightingale Family Foundation. Admission to “Hands-on!” is free.
On Sunday, December 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. enjoy brunch presented by chez louie accompanied by live acoustical music with New World Jazz Project. In addition to a special brunch menu, Bloody Marys and Bottomless Prosecco will be available for purchase. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please call 775-284-2921. This event is presented in partnership with KUNR Radio. Sponsored by the attorneys at Holland & Hart.
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