This is a list of highlighted art galleries
in Reno and Sparks. If you would like to be included on this list
in the future, please contact Reno Magazine, 955 Kuenzli St., Reno,
NV 89520-2000, Attn: Galleries. Or, fax your information to 788-6538
or e-mail email@example.com.
NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM
10 S. Lake St. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday
through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 333-9300. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost: $8, $7 seniors, $3 ages 6-18, and free museum members and children 5 and
younger. Family memberships are $55. The museum features 200 antique, classic,
special interest and one-of-a-kind vehicles, vintage clothing, and art displays.
Ice Hot Cars
through July 16 is a free family event featuring
art on wheels, including hot rods, custom cars, custom motorcycles, and art
cars. Author and filmmaker Harrod Blank will premiere his film, Automorphosis,
in the museums theater. Six of Ed Roths
vehicles will be displayed, including the Beatnik Bandit, selected a Top 10
Hot Rod by Hot Rod magazine. There will be 50s and 60s music and ice
Dames & Dudes: Divorce Reno-Style. Through
Oct. 3. Divorcees from all over the country traveled by trains, planes, and
automobiles to take the cure, as divorce was known in Reno. Many
stayed in Reno boarding houses, but the rich and famous found their ways to
the popular dude ranches.
This Time Its
Hudson. Through Sept. 26. The cars of the Hudson
Motor Car Co. introduced features that were the first to appear in the automobile
industry. With a design and a price to fit any need, these cars established
many records for speed, endurance, and economy.
NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART
160 W. Liberty St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday
through Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays. 329-3333. Web: nevadaart.org.
Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students. Docent guided tours begin at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Triennial. July 16 through Oct. 2. The NMA
will examine critically the artists, visual trends, and artwork created in Nevada
in the last decade. The exhibition will consist of two parts: a large juried
show chosen from a call-to-artists working in Nevada and an invitational show
that presents the work of a select group in greater depth.
Pinhole Camera Photographs. Through July 31. This selection of black-and-white
photographs was taken using the pinhole photography technique. Kuzmickas
photographs explore areas of landscape and the mysterious qualities of nature
that emerge from the pinhole photography process.
Artouring. Through July 31. This exhibition features
a selection of artwork by artists participating in the Artouring program.
by Jim Zlokovich and Joe Zuccarini. Through Aug. 1. Cloudscapes in various stages
of light and movement will cover the walls and surround a single sculpture in
the media gallery. The sculpture is a metal throat that lays flat
in front of a bowl partially filled with water and rust, and surrounded by five
rusted metal pillars.
Garden of Most Awful Curses.
Aug. 20 through Nov. 27. This video installation explores the idea of nature
and its purity. Martinis video presents a beautiful landscape accompanied
by the sound of chirping birds. The sound of the chirping is mixed with an altered
audio track of coded cursing. The track thus becomes an element that questions
the purity of the natural environment.
WILBUR D. MAY CENTER
Rancho San Rafael Park, 1595 N. Sierra St. Hours: 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 785-5961.
Web: maycenter.com. The center
has the Wilbur D. May Museum, an arboretum and botanical garden, and a seasonal
childrens park. The museum presents the life of Wilbur D. May and artifacts
from his travels through Europe, Asia and Africa. The museums north wing
is home to traveling exhibits and features the garden court with waterfalls,
koi ponds, and tropical plants. Cost: $6.50, $5 ages 3-12.
Great Basin Adventure has a petting farm, pony rides,
a log flume ride, a dinosaur-theme playground, a discovery center and a gold-panning
area. Cost: $5, $3.50 seniors and children ages 3-12, and free for those younger
than 3. Pony rides cost $1, and log rides are $2.
The Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden features
specialty gardens and flora from Nevadas high desert. Pre-registration
is required at the following free workshops. Call 785-4153. Defensible
Space will be from 6 to 8 p.m. July 13 and
discusses how to protect homes from wildfires. Water Resources/Conservation/Permaculture
will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 and discusses creative methods of water
1400 S. Virginia St. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday
through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 786-0558. stremmelgallery.com
Through July 30: The new works by Bill Blass and Theodore
Waddell. An opening reception for the artists will take place from 5:30 to 7:30
p.m. July 7.
600 S. Center St. Suite 100A. Hours: Monday through Friday
1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment.
323-4811. Web: alexart.ws
Through August: Welcome
the West II. More than 27 Northern Nevada and
Michigan artists display oils, acrylics, watercolors and silk paintings with
a Western flair. The gallery carries the watercolors of Cholla, a horse that
ARTISTS CO-OP OF RENO ART GALLERY
627 Mill St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 322-8896.
July: Barnstorming the
Barns is a all-member show of works inspired
by Truckee Meadows barns. A reception is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. July 10. Photographer
Jack Hursh is the guest artist.
August: Works by the Great Basin Basketmakers is featured.
The reception will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 7.
ART SOURCE GALLERY
9748 S. Virginia St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday, or by appointment. 828-3525. Web: ArtSourceReno.com.
The gallery carries works by local and international
artists, including indoor and outdoor sculpture. Featured are works by Dali,
Chagall, Zuniga, Ting Shao Kuang, Lu Hong, Kissmer, Ross, Zjawinska, Papas,
and G.H. Rothe.
Opening Aug. 26: You Know Youre a Nevadan If.
Local artists will exhibit works expressing why they know they are a Nevadan.
An artists reception is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26.
BLEULION ART & SPACE
420 Evans Ave. Open on the Friday nights of shows. Call
for appointment. 333-0894.
Through July 30: Populus features works by area artists.
Gallery visitors are asked to vote for their three favorite works. The Public
Choice Work of Art will be announced at 8 p.m. July 22.
CAMPBELL ART STUDIO AND GALLERY
255 Crummer Lane. Art of Realism by Gini Campbell Annis.
Call for appointment. 329-3432.
Church Fine Arts Complex, Second Floor Hallway, University
of Nevada, Reno. Public parking is available on the fifth floor of the UNR parking
garage. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from noon to 4 p.m.
290 California Ave. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Open
first Thursdays of the month until 7:30 p.m. 329-3698. The gallery features
local jewelry artists, sculptors and painters in a mix of media.
516 S. Virginia St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday and by appointment. 333-0900. The artwork of owner Ron Oden
3358 Lakeside Court. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 825-7033.
JOHN BEN SNOW MEMORIAL TRUST ART GALLERY
South Valleys Library, 15650-A Wedge Parkway. Hours:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; noon to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. 329-2787.
Through Aug. 13: The Grant Artists Showcase will display
the works of several artists.
LA BUSSOLA CENTER GALLERY
211 W. First St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through
Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 348-8858.
July: Art of the Cocktail
(and other libations) is on tap. Paintings,
sculpture, cocktail bars, decor and an installation celebrating the fine art
of cocktails decorate the gallery. A reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. July
August: Photos by Eddie and Gino. River Walk Merchants
Wine Walks are from 2 to 5 p.m. July 16 and Aug. 20.
MCKINLEY ARTS AND CULTURE CENTER
925 Riverside Drive. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday. 334-2417.
July 10: Attend the MultiCultural Chair-i-ty Auction from 4 to 7 p.m. More
than 60 local artists have transformed vintage oak study chairs
into art objects.
METROPOLIS ART STUDIO AND BACKSTREET FRAMES
155 N. Edison Way, Suite No. 3. Call for appointment.
METRO GALLERY IN RENO CITY HALL
1 E. First St. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
NEVADA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
1650 N. Virginia St. Hours: Museum and store are open
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The research library is open
from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 688-1190.
Through September: Wallys World: The Loneliest
Art Collection in Nevada features works by important Nevada artists collected
by Eureka Opera House director Wally Cuchine. His life as the unofficial
impresario of Eureka is documented in a photography exhibit by Steve Davis
in the entry gallery.
NEVER ENDER STORE AND GALLERY
350 W. Liberty St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 322-7278.
Opening July 16: Paint is a group show of works using
spray paint as the medium.
Opening Aug. 4: Nostalgia
is a group show with the theme of 50s
and 60s culture.
NORTHWEST RENO LIBRARY
2325 Robb Drive. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through
Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 787-4100 or 785-4058.
July 12 through Sept. 2: Shaun T. Griffin presents A
Poet Looks to Watercolor: Words and Images. Griffin
will read his poetry at a reception from 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 16.
RECORD STREET CAFE GALLERY
945 Record St. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through
Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 329-7227.
RICHARDSON GALLERY OF FINE ART
Sierra Marketplace, 3670 S. Virginia St. Hours: 10:30
a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. 828-0888.
SHEPPARD FINE ARTS GALLERY
Church Fine Arts Complex, Main Floor Hallway, UNR. Public
parking is available on the fifth floor of the UNR parking garage. Hours: 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 784-6658.
July 11 to Aug. 12: The
Work of Art Exhibition is a showcase of the
best works from the year-long The Work of Art project, which also is documented
in a commemorative book produced by Black Rock Press. A lecture, The
Work Behind the Work of Art, is presented at
5:30 p.m. July 14 in Room 153 of the Church Fine Arts Building. The opening
reception and book signing will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 14.
SIERRA ARTS GALLERY
Riverside Artist Lofts, 17 S. Virginia St., Suite 120.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 329-2787.
SILVER STATE GALLERY
719 Plumas St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through
Through July 30. Rock Art Exhibition. The petroglyph
art show represents local and regional sites, and it benefits the Nevada Rock
Art Foundation. Web: NevadaRockArt.org.
TRUCKEE MEADOWS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GALLERIES
7000 Dandini Blvd. Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through
Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 674-7600.
July: Art students who won top awards at the local Addy
Awards and the April Student Art Exhibition, along with their full-time art
faculty, display their works.
VSA ARTS OF NEVADA
Lake Mansion, 250 Court St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday. 826-6100. nv.vsarts.org
WASHOE COUNTY DOWNTOWN RENO LIBRARY
301 S. Center St. 327-8300. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday,
and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
July: Expressions in Fabric: A Quilters Exhibit has more
than 100 quilts made by the Truckee Meadows Quilters Guild.
Reno Hilton, casino level. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. 323-1920.
9748 S. Virginia St. Foothill Commerce Center, Complex
5. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Also open by appointment.
Riverside Artist Lofts, 17 S. Virginia St. Hours: 10
a.m. through 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 337-1717 or 328-3584.
BLUE CORN GALLERY
Interstate 80, Exit 2 in Verdi. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to
6:30 p.m. daily. 345-2206.
FALLEN LEAF GALLERY
3675 Baker Lane. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through
Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 826-7477.
WILDFLOWER VILLAGE OPEN DOOR CHAPEL GALLERIES
4275 to 4395 W. Fourth St. Hours: noon to 6 p.m. daily.