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Museum of Art Welcomes The Art of Jack Malotte


June 8 – October 20, 2019



Jack Malotte makes artworks that celebrate the Great Basin, with a focus on contemporary Native American political issues. Born and raised in Reno, Malotte currently resides in Duckwater, Nevada and is an enrolled member of the South Fork Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone.

This major retrospective showcases the full breadth of Malotte’s career, including drawings, prints, graphics, paintings, and a public mural on an exterior wall of the Museum.

Major Sponsors
The Satre Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Nevada Arts Council
Sandy Raffealli | Bill Pearce Motors

Supporting Sponsors
Kathie Bartlett
National Endowment for the Arts

Media Sponsors
KUNR Reno Public Radio
Sierra Nevada Media Group


Thursday, June 6 | 5 – 8 pm

Kick off the opening weekend in style, with live music, friends, and festivities. 

  • Meet the artist, Jack Malotte
  • Live music by the Cody Blackbird Band, 2017 Native American Music Awards “Group of the Year”
  • Hands-on screen printing based on Malotte’s designs
  • Drinks and small plates available for purchase at chez louie

$10 | FREE Members | FREE with Tribal ID


Hands ON! Second Saturday featuring Jack Malotte

Saturday, June 8 | 10 am – 4 pm

Bring the whole family to celebrate the art of Jack Malotte. Meet the artist, enjoy interactive musical presentations with the Cody Blackbird Band, listen to stories in the galleries, make screen and block prints and more.

FREE admission all day

Sagebrush Heathen: Jack Malotte in Conversation with Ann M. Wolfe

Saturday, June 8 | 11 am | Doors 10:30 am

Malotte will discuss living and working as an artist in the Great Basin. His lifetime of artmaking reconsiders myths of the American West and underscores his longtime commitment to political and environmental issues faced by Western Native communities.

Book signing to follow.

$10 | FREE Members | FREE with Tribal ID

BOOK: Jack Malotte

A 240-page, hardcover book published by the Nevada Museum of Art, with an essay by Ann M. Wolfe, Andrea and John C. Deane Family Senior Curator and Deputy Director. Contributions from Ben Aleck, Dr. Victoria Bomberry, Allan L. Edmunds, Bob Fulkerson, Debra Harry, Ph.D, Jean LaMarr, Sheila Leslie, Dr. Sharon Malotte, Arlan D. Melendez, and Virginia “DeDee” Sanchez.

$40 | Museum members receive 10% savings

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