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Latest News – Land Swap articles

Article 2 – Land Swap that would put Nevada Historical Society in downtown Reno… Michelle Rindels, Nevada Independent Reporter December 4, 2018 https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/land-swap-that-would-put-nevada-history-museum-in-downtown-reno-allow-more-space-moves-forward A land swap that would put the Nevada Historical Society’s museum in a bigger location in downtown Reno and give the University of Nevada Reno more on-campus space for offices is one […]

Museum Store Sale Dec 1-15

Nevada Historical Society Museum Store Holiday Sale Saturday, Dec 1 through Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 Book Sale 20% OFF Don’t miss this opportunity to gift yourself or the history lover in your life a new book. Make sure to check out our latest Mining and Historic Calendars for 2019.  

High Noon – 12/20/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, December 20, 2018 Noon Classic Movie A Christmas Carol, 1938 1 hour, 9 minutes This month we are featuring a classic movie to get you in the holiday spirit! Synopsis: On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, […]

Writers’ Wednesday – December

Writers’ Wednesday No program is scheduled for December 2018. Happy holidays and watch for the upcoming 2019 program schedule. The Writers’ Wednesday Lecture Series, held the second Wednesday of each month, features a different author who takes part in a book signing, a presentation and a question-and-answer session with the audience. A wine and cheese reception precedes […]

High Noon – 11/15/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, November 15, 2018 Noon Video Series – TBA As always, Neal will answer questions after the program. Seating is limited.  Arrive early to ensure yourself a seat in our Events Space! Admission is $5 for adults; free for children 17 and younger and for Nevada Historical Society members. […]

High Noon – 10/18/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, October 18, 2018 Noon Center for Basque Studies Video  Home is Nevada Video Series Neal Cobb and Dick Stoddard Our guest speaker will be Iñaki Arrieta Baro, the Basque Librarian for the Jon Bilbao Basque Library, Center for Basque Studies. The Basque Library was founded in the late 1960s under the auspices of William […]

Writers’ Wednesday – 11/14/18

Wednesday, November 14, 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 authors, Mike Mantor and Gerry McCarroll, who will discuss their book entitled, Rock ‘n’ Reno.   Mantor was in one of the earliest rock bands of Reno and […]

Writers’ Wednesday – 10/10/18

Wednesday, October 10, 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, Stan Paher, who give a wonderful PowerPoint presentation highlighting images of old Las Vegas, including several images not used in his book entitled, Las Vegas: As it […]

NHS Saturday Closures – UNR Home Football Games 2018

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

Writers’ Wednesday 9/12/18

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 […]