The Reno Tahoe region boasts 32 museums! Between river rafting, spa days, and nature hikes this summer, check out the featured exhibits and events at one of the awe-inspiring museums in Reno Tahoe USA.
Edward Burtynsky: Oil
One of the most well-known contemporary photographers in the world – Edward Burtynsky – is featured at the Nevada Museum of Art, June 9 – September 23. Burtynsky will be at the Museum for the opening of the exhibition on June 8 and giving a lecture on June 9. Such a great opportunity to get to meet with an artist and discuss his work!
Arthur and Lucia Mathews: Highlights of the California Decorative Style
Arthur and Lucia Mathews are widely acknowledged as two of California’s most prolific artists working in what is widely known as the California Decorative Style during the early twentieth century. The aesthetic they fostered incorporated classical references, idyllic landscapes and a muted tonal color palette applied to a variety of works from murals and paintings to wooden frames and decorative objects. Visit their exhibit, June 16 – October 14.
$1 Night at the National Automobile Museum
On June 13th, 4 – 9pm if you bring one can of food the National Automobile Museum will admit you for $1! The food will be donated to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. This is a great opportunity for families with multiple children and an easy affordable way to give back.
June 9-10: Use recycled materials to make your own robot and explore simple circuitry to make parts of your robot light up!
June 16-17: Learn about all the cool things there are to do outside in the great state of Nevada and make your own journal to record your adventures.
June 20 and 23: Make your own paper by using traditional paper-making techniques and a very unique extruding process.