New Tour Guide Training02/25/20199:00am - 02/26/20194:00pm

The Nevada State Museum is recruiting for new volunteers who enjoy Nevada history. If you’re a lifelong learner and enjoy Nevada history, this is a great opportunity to join the team and increase your knowledge. Come share your enthusiasm for […]

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: Boxcar Diplomacy by Jane Sweetland02/28/20196:30pm

At this time this lecture is full. Click here to reserve a seat at the Friday, March 1st 1:00 pm Encore Presentation of this lecture.

Boxcar Diplomacy is about two trains that crossed the Atlantic after WWII.  “The Friendship Train” was […]

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Encore Presentation of Frances Humphrey Lecture Series Boxcar Diplomacy by Jane Sweetland03/01/20191:00pm

Boxcar Diplomacy is about two trains that crossed the Atlantic after WWII.  “The Friendship Train” was initiated by columnist Drew Pearson who noted that Communists were getting a foothold in a hungry Europe and Americans could showcase democracy […]

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Family Fun Saturday: Make a Bird’s Nest03/09/201910:00am

See a variety of bird eggs and nests in the Discovery Lab. Discover why and how birds make nests. Weave a bird’s nest in our classroom, using natural materials & man-made materials. Everyone is welcome, no reservations needed.

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Mint 150 Program:Lecture “Women Workers of the Carson City U.S. Mint” by Robert Nylen03/16/201911:00am

Join us in celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Carson City U.S. Branch Mint and Women's History Month. At 11:00am Robert Nylen, Curator of History at the Nevada State Museum, will talk about the various women who worked at the Carson City U.S. […]

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Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet: Concert in the Round03/16/20195:00pm

The Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, formed in 1939, is a monument of Russian musical history. The players, all graduates of the prestigious St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia, perform in the most important festivals throughout Europe. Their varied […]

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