Navy’s Woodwind Quintet to perform at Nevada State Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – In recognition of Navy Week, the Nevada State Museum Carson City will be open to the public for free all day on Tuesday, June 19 as its hosts the U.S. Navy Band Southwest Woodwind Quintet in a special performance from 2 to 3 p.m.

Museum visitors will also have the opportunity to ... Read More

Railroad Museum hosts Arts and Culture Day on Saturday

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The Nevada State Railroad Museum opened its doors to the steampunk craze three years ago and the event has proven to be so popular, this year’s event is branching out with a tip of the hat to Burning Man and into a full-on Arts and Culture Day at the Museum.

“This new, ... Read More

Celebrate World Doll Day at Nevada State Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – If you’ve always wanted to have your photo taken with a giant doll, set aside some time on Saturday.

The Nevada State Museum and the Carson Doll Club are teaming up Saturday, June 9, with exhibits and hands-on activities for all ages in celebration of World Doll Day. That includes an area ... Read More

Anthropologist Anna Camp joins staff of Nevada State Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Anna Camp’s lifelong interest in Native American culture started when she was 7 and had a “museum day” with her second-grade class from Quincy Elementary School.

The field trip for the Plumas County, California youngsters started with a drive Carson City and the Nevada State Museum before heading for California’s capital city ... Read More

‘Painting Party’ a ‘remarkable success’ at Ely Railroad Museum

ELY, Nevada – Staff at the East Ely Railroad Depot Museum were hoping a handful of volunteers would turn out at Saturday morning’s “painting party” to freshen up the east end of the museum’s historic Freight Building.

A platoon showed up instead.

“The project was a remarkable success,” longtime museum director Sean Pitts said. “Going into it, ... Read More

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