The Inventory is a project funded by the Nevada Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts, and carried out by volunteers in the four communities of the Comstock – Silver City, Gold Hill, Virginia City and Dayton.
It is a starting point for developing a directory of artists, musicians, actors, writers, artisans, and photographers, as well as of performance and exhibition venues, of the the Comstock.
During the art mixer, the scope and purpose of the Resource Inventory, where it can be found online, and how to add missing data, will all be explained.
Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey was awarded a Nevada Circuit Rider consultancy grant from Nevada Arts Council for technical assistance in creating the Inventory.
Christy McGill, executive director of Healthy Communities, explained, “The unveiling party will also include a great chance to connect with other creative souls and arts advocates of the Comstock.”
“You’re also likely to find additional possibilities for strategic partnerships for displaying and performing your own work or for bringing even more cultural resources to the region. Please bring your business cards,” McGill stated.
Appetizers will be provided by Healthy Communities, a regional community nonprofit.
St. Mary’s Art Center is generously providing the venue for the event. The Center supports the region’s emerging to established artists through exhibitions, classes, and residencies, and connects the international arts community with Nevada’s vibrant arts community and cultural achievements.
Please RSVP to Quest Lakes at 775-287-7598 if you’d like to attend.
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.