Revamped Battle Born Hall museum exhibit to be unveiled

CARSON CITY, Nevada – “Trailblazing Nevada,” a new museum experience inside Battle Born Hall at the Nevada State Capitol, will be unveiled Wednesday, Oct. 10 at a public reception headed by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

The event starts at 10 a.m. in the old Assembly Chambers on the second floor of the capitol building and will celebrate ... Read More

New volunteer training at Nevada State Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The Nevada State Museum in Carson City is recruiting volunteers with a love of history and learning to participate in a multi-day “New Tour Guide Training” program.

The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Sept. 10, 11, 17 and 18, and is open to both new and ... Read More

Nevada State Museum joins in Smithsonian’s ‘Museum Day’

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The Nevada State Museum, Carson City will open its doors for free to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day.

Museum Day is a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian ... Read More

Mary Beth Timm named director of Lost City Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Mary Beth Timm grew up in the urban areas of Washington, D.C. and Chicago, but found her calling in some distinctively remote places.

With degrees in archaeology and Spanish, Timm has participated in excavations in Peru, Alaska, Arizona and, most recently, Nevada, where she has been serving as the curator of archaeology ... Read More

Historical Society exhibit celebrates 50 years of Reno Philharmonic

CARSON CITY, Nevada – 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 Reno Philharmonic Orchestra was born.

Over the next half century, it has evolved into ... Read More

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