Wednesday, September 12, 2018 5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book Signing, Wine and Cheese reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture Please join us for an evening with guest author, Dr. Karen Gedney, who will discuss her book entitled, 30 Years Behind Bars: Trials of a Prison Doctor. Book Bio: As a child Gedney had poor vision and […]
Reno Philharmonic Lecture Series The Reno Philharmonic is the subject of the latest major exhibition at the Nevada Historical Society in Reno – “The Biggest Little Orchestra in the World: 50 Years of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra,” debuts Saturday, Aug. 4 and will be in place through March 2, 2019. This exhibition is a collaboration […]
American Gaming Archives Lecture Series Friday, September 7, 2018 Wine & Cheese Reception – 5:30 pm Lecture – 6:00 pm Jim Edwards, guest speaker Lecture – Gaming Control Board The Nevada Historical Society is hosting its third lecture series that celebrates one of the state’s most important industries: gaming. The American Gaming Archives Lecture Series […]
Nevada Historical Society will be closed the following Saturdays due to UNR Home Football Games. Go Wolfpack!! Saturday, September 15, 2018 Saturday, October 6, 2018 Saturday, October 13, 2018 Saturday, October 27, 2018 Saturday, November 10, 2018
Docent Orientation Class 2018 September 12, 2018 9:00 am–12:00 pm The NHS Docent Council is the volunteer organization which, for the past 35 years, has supported the mission and activities of the NHS. We are seeking volunteers for our Museum Store and Educational Tour Guides. Museum Store: Work in a customer service environment, greet and […]
Historical Society exhibit celebrates 50 years of Reno Philharmonic August 4, 2018 – March 2, 2019 On Aug. 3, 1969, 45 musicians under the direction of a Russian-born and Hollywood seasoned composer Gregory Stone put on a free afternoon concert of Gershwin classics at what was then called the Pioneer Theater Auditorium in Reno. The […]
Early Closure Friday, August 3, 2018 3:30pm The Nevada Historical Society will be closing early on Friday, August 3, 2018 to prepare for the upcoming gala to celebrate the Reno Phil’s 50th anniversary. The Museum, Museum Store and Research Library will close by 3:30 pm.
August 2018 No Program We will not be having a Writers’ Wednesday program for August. Make to check back with the website soon to see our updated speakers.
Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, July 11, 2018 5:00 – 5:30 pm Book signing 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture Please join us for an evening with guest author Mary Lee Fulkerson and photographer Susan Mantle who will discuss their book titled, Women Artists of the Great Basin. During the day, select artists will be on hand displaying and selling their art. Book […]
July is Artown Wednesday Lectures – July 11, 18, and 25, 2018 Reno History – 10:30-11:30am Nevada History – 1:00-2:00pm These lectures are free to the public so don’t miss your opportunity to learn more about Nevada History at the state’s oldest cultural institution. Nevada History Program INTRODUCTORY TOUR OF NEVADA HISTORY GALLERY Hear about […]