Nevada First Ladies’ Gowns on Display

    A glimpse into Nevada’s First Ladies Ball Gown collection is now on display in the “Nevada Stories: Objects Found In Time” Gallery at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City.  The exhibit features the dress worn by Una Reilly Dickerson at the opening of the Governor’s Mansion in 1909 and the inaugural ball […]

New Curator of Education Hired

The Nevada State Museum in Carson City has hired Julien Pellegrini as Curator of Education. This position is responsible for creating and managing educational programs and events. “The Nevada State Museum could not be happier with Julien as the incoming Curator of Education,” says Dr. Josh Bonde, Nevada State Museum Director. “He knows the state, […]

Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at Nevada State Museum

Large Cultural Event Includes a Procession Through Carson City’s Downtown Corridor The Nevada State Museum, Carson City, and the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada will host a Chinese New Year Celebration starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, the Lunar New Year. Festivities begin in the Nevada State Museum, Carson City with crafts and […]

Friends of Nevada State Museum Is Seeking New Volunteers

From Baskets to Butterflies, Volunteer Learn about all Facets of Nevada History and Wildlife!  The Friends of Nevada State Museum is recruiting new volunteers to serve in a variety of activities at the Museum. Volunteers work with staff on special events, docent tours, materials, and related activities. Volunteers learn about a wide variety of topics […]

Dr. Josh Bonde chosen to head Nevada State Museum

The Nevada Division of Museums and History is pleased to announce that Josh Bonde, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as director of the Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Dr. Bonde starts his new role on July 11, 2022. He succeeds Myron Freedman, the museum director since 2017 and now the administrator of the […]

Museums and History Board Finance Committee Meeting June 22, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA Agenda located here: BMH Finance Committee Agenda June 22, 2022 Nevada Board of Museums and History Finance Committee Meeting Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 4 p.m. via Zoom Meeting:

Juneteenth Celebration

Nevada State Museum Celebrating Juneteenth, Sunday June 19th   CARSON CITY, Nev. — To celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest known tradition celebrating the end of slavery in the United States, the Nevada State Museum will offer free admission from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Along with free admission we will also […]

New Tour Guide Training Scheduled for March 2022

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Do you love Nevada history, and, more importantly, do you love sharing that knowledge with others? If so, the Nevada State Museum has a perfect opportunity for you. The museum is recruiting for volunteers to help share Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. Participants will get a multi-day in-depth jaunt through the […]