Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Future of the Stewart Indian School (Encore Lecture)01/20/201810:00am

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Future of the Stewart Indian School by Sherry L. Rupert. Established in 1890, the Stewart Indian School was one of the first 25 of hundreds of Indian Boarding Schools instituted across the nation to assimilate American […]

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Nevada State Museum Store’s Autumn Book Signing11/19/201711:00am

Nevada State Museum Store’s Autumn Book Signing featuring locally known authors with their new and/or revised books of history and stories in and around Nevada. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Charmain Phillips at ext. 244. Click here to […]

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Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Anthropology11/17/201710:00am
Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Anthropology featuring the State’s impressive basketry collection. Contact Holly Payson at ext. 222 for reservations.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History by George Baumgardner11/17/201710:00am
and 1:30 pm: Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History by George Baumgardner, PhD, featuring Plants and Animals of Nevada. Contact Holly Payson at ext. 222 for reservations.
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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Future of the Stewart Indian School11/16/20176:30pm

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Future of the Stewart Indian School by Sherry L. Rupert. Established in 1890, the Stewart Indian School was one of the first 25 of hundreds of Indian Boarding Schools instituted across the nation to assimilate American […]

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Family Fun Saturday: El Día de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead.11/04/201710:00am

A safe, fun way to honor our loved ones who have passed away; crafts for the whole family to enjoy, traditional folkloric dancers, displays, face-painting, and lecture. Both events cosponsored by Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority and Western […]

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El Día de Los Muertos11/02/20175:30pm

We continue our celebration of Nevada’s diverse and rich heritage with El Día de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Join us in the Dema Guinn Concourse for Mexican style hot chocolate and “pan de muertos” bread as we present the colorful and […]

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Mine your way to “Museum Store Sunday.”10/29/20179:00am

Mine your way to “Museum Store Sunday.” The pickin’s are endless; savings worth a mint. 10% to 50% off select store items. (Consignment and Fundraising items excluded.) Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate by: American Heritage Chocolate (said to […]

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The Stewart Indian School Float and Exhibit10/28/20178:30am

In partnership with the Stewart Indian School and the Nevada Indian Commission, we invite you to join us for a special event on Nevada’s birthday: The Stewart Indian School Float and Exhibit will be on display at the museum after the Nevada Day […]

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Nevada Day: Free admission to all exhibits10/28/201712:00am
Nevada Day: Free admission to all exhibits; Enjoy the Nevada Day Parade
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Nevada Day: Free admission to all exhibits10/27/20178:30am
Nevada Day: Free admission to all exhibits; enjoy Remembering the Great War: One Hundred Years Later and the Nevada Day Parade.
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Nevada Day: Free admission to all exhibits10/27/20178:30am
Nevada Day: Free admission to all exhibits; enjoy Remembering the Great War: One Hundred Years Later.
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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Stephen T. Mather’s Best Idea: Creating America’s National Park Service10/26/20176:30pm

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Stephen T. Mather’s Best Idea: Creating America’s National Park Service by Historic Character Reenactor Steve Hale. Travel back in time to 1928 to meet the National Park Service’s first director “himself.” […]

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Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History by George Baumgardner10/13/201712:00am
Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History by George Baumgardner, PhD, featuring Plants and Animals of Nevada. Contact Holly Payson at ext. 222 for reservations.
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