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Nevada First Ladies’ Gowns on Display
February 9, 2023 | Category: News | Tags:

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 gown worn […]

Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at Nevada State Museum
January 10, 2023 | Category: News | Tags:

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
January 4, 2023 | Category: News | Tags:

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 […]

Nevada Board of Museums and History Meeting and Agenda for December 8-9, 2022
December 3, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

PUBLIC NOTICE OF NEVADA BOARD OF MUSEUMS AND HISTORY MEETINGDATE: December 8 and 9, 2022TIME: 8:00 a.m.AGENDA:

LOCATION: Zoom MeetingMeeting ID: 828 4494 3984Passcode: […]

Nevada Board of Museums and History Meeting and Agenda for July 1, 2022
June 23, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

PUBLIC NOTICE OF NEVADA BOARD OF MUSEUMS AND HISTORY MEETING
DATE: July 1, 2022
TIME: 8:00 a.m.
AGENDA: Board of Museums and History Agenda July 1 2022
LOCATION: Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 847 2109 1936
Passcode: […]

Dr. Josh Bonde chosen to head Nevada State Museum
June 21, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

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
June 17, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

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 […]

Juneteenth Celebration
June 17, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

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 have […]

New Tour Guide Training Scheduled for March 2022
February 25, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

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 […]

Coin press to mint John Frémont medallions starting Jan. 8 in Carson City
January 5, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Historical Coin Press No. 1 at the Nevada State Museum, Carson City, will resume demonstrations Jan. 8, 2022, with the minting of a commemorative medallion honoring Western explorer John C. Frémont.

Coin Press No. 1 was in operation in the late 19th century at the Carson City Mint. Today, the old […]

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