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Thur. June 14th – World Doll Day

World Doll Day – Miss Wakayama Did you know that on Thursday, June 14th is World Doll Day? Come and visit our State’s most important World Ambassador, Miss Wakayama, Nevada’s Japanese Friendship Doll at the Nevada Historical Society. As we say, NHS celebrates World Doll Day everyday. World Doll Day was established on June 14th, […]

High Noon Series – on hiatus

The Nevada Historical Society’s favorite series High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb is going on hiatus beginning in June. Staff are reworking the Reno Gallery and Museum Store/Programming Space. Check back to see when we start up the program.

Writers’ Wednesday 6/13/18

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, June 13, 2018 5:00 – 5:30 pm – Book Signing, Wine and Cheese reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture 6:30 – 7:00 pm – Tree Walking Tour (Rod’s Tree Tour) around NHS, Benson Garden and Cherry Blossom Garden Please join us for an evening with guest authors James W. Hulse, Cheryll […]

New Changing Exhibit – Hans Meyer-Kassel

NHS Changing Gallery Hans Meyer-Kassel Exhibit 1872- 1952 Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Hans Meyer-Kassel pieces that have not been on public view. This exhibition will be on display from April 23 to July 14, 2018. The NHS received a generous donation of Hans Meyer-Kassel art and archives from his nephew H. Williams […]

Docent Orientation 5/23/18

Docent Orientation Classes 2018 May 23, 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 […]

Writers’ Wednesday 5/9/18

Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, May 9, 2018 5:00 – 5:30 pm Book signing 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lecture This month our guest author is Nancy Raven who will discuss her book called, A Postal Journey: Discovering Nevada Through it’s Post Offices. A journey with the intent to get to know her new home state turned into a […]

High Noon – 5/17/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, May 17, 2018 Noon The Oxbow Incident Movie 75 minutes, 1943 This is the last High Noon program. It will be on hiatus up to six months. This month we will be featuring the Oxbow Incident, a classic western movie adapted from Walter van Tilberg Clark’s novel. In […]

Chip Dig & Gambling Collectibles Show – 5/12/18

May 2018 12th, 10:00-4:00pm: Chip Dig & Gambling Collectibles Show Are you interested and gaming and gambling memorabilia? Check out our Vendors tables to see or collect a memento from Nevada’s colorful gaming past. An event not to miss! Articles: Article about our upcoming Chip Dig & Collectibles Show, May 3, 2018: Tokens of History  Chip […]

AGA Lecture Series – Neal Cobb – 4/27/18

American Gaming Archives Lecture Series Friday, April 27, 2018 Wine & Cheese Reception – 5:30 pm Lecture – 6:00 pm Neal Cobb, guest speaker Lecture – Harold’s Club Recollections The Nevada Historical Society is hosting its second lecture series that celebrates one of the state’s most important industries: gaming. The American Gaming Archives Lecture Series […]

High Noon – 3/15/18

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Thursday, March 15, 2018 Noon Old Tales of Nevada – Past and Present Video Series Jackki Ford, Dancer of Hello Hollywood Hello As always, after the program, Neal will answer questions from the audience. Admission is $5 for adults; free for children 17 and younger and for Nevada Historical […]