NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART
Celebrate Art of the Tiffany Era – Three unique exhibitions open through May 20
The Tiffany family design legacy is celebrated in this unique mix of exhibitions featuring Louis Comfort Tiffany’s stained glass of the art nouveau era and a rare collection of Tiffany & Co.’s decorative firearms. Charles Lewis Tiffany established Tiffany & Co. in 1837; his son Louis Comfort Tiffany later founded Tiffany Studios, renowned for exquisite decorative objects.
Mother’s Day Trunk Show
May 12, noon – 3 pm
Find the perfect gift this Mother’s Day from the work of ceramics artist Barbara Glynn Prodaniuk and jewelry artist, Gail Rappa – both Wild Women artists. Admission to the Trunk Show is FREE.
TALK: BRDI and BRAF Present: Candy Chang | Before I Die
May 17, at 6pm
In collaboration with the Black Rock Arts Foundation and the Black Rock Design Institute, the Museum welcomes artist, designer, urban planner, and wanderer Candy Chang as she presents her project Before I Die. Recognized as a leader in developing new strategies for the design of our cities, Chang will also discuss her installation of Before I Die in Reno. Networking and social hour with beer provided by Silver Peak Brewery at 5pm. Talk follows at 6pm.
Cost: $10 / $8 Museum members.
ART BITE: Meet the Collectors: The Bloms on Southwest Pottery
May 18, at 12 pm
Brenda and John Blom discuss the range of pottery they have collected from every era and pueblo in the Southwest.
Cost: $10 / FREE with admission and for Museum members
May 12, at 11am, and May 12– 13, at 11am and 1pm
Combine art and science when you create your own piece of art made from biodegradable packing peanuts.
Cost: $3/Members Free
May 19, at 11am, and May 19– 20, at 11am and 1pm
Learn about solar eclipses and view the upcoming eclipse through the safety of the home made viewer you’ll create in this intriguing class.
Cost: $3/Members Free
SPARKS HERITAGE MUSEUM
May 16, at 4 – 10pm
Fiddle and Banjo Workshop, a Nevada Arts Council Folklife Education Program and a free concert to follow!
NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM
Mutant Rides: Origin of a Species
They began a spontaneously, a change in the genetic code, and evolved from the assemble line to an emerging species on the Black Rock Desert. These rolling works of art are now deeply entrenched in the culture of Burning Man. Imagine a world of motorized vehicles where boundaries are limitless, imaginations rule and the bizarre becomes the norm.