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Online Family Fun Saturday: Architecture and Building

Join us on Facebook Live on Saturday, April 10th at 10:00am to learn about architecture and the Nevada State Capitol Building. 2021 is the 150 anniversary of the completion of the building. We will learn the names of the architectural features visible on the Capitol Building and make paper building block you can use over […]

Encore Curator’s Corner

Curator’s Corner is a monthly series that will feature a museum artifact or group of artifacts. Since 1941, the museum has collected and interpreted objects related to Nevada’s unique heritage, including historical, cultural, anthropological and natural history artifacts. Curator’s Corner will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of […]

Curator’s Corner

Curator’s Corner is a monthly series that will feature a museum artifact or group of artifacts. Since 1941, the museum has collected and interpreted objects related to Nevada’s unique heritage, including historical, cultural, anthropological and natural history artifacts. Curator’s Corner will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of […]

Online Family Fun Saturday: Women of Early Nevada

Join us to learn about outstanding women in Nevada history and make a chain of paper dolls to celebrate the outstanding women in your life. For more details go to Family Fun Saturday. This program will be done on Zoom and Live Streamed to our Facebook page. Contact Mina Stafford at mstafford@nevadaculture.org to pick up […]

Online Family Fun Saturday: Chinese New Year

Join us for an online educational event. Sonia Carlson and Mina Stafford will talk about the meaning of the traditions associated with Chinese New Year and teach you how to say Happy New Year in Chinese. After that we will make a drum inspired by a Chinese drum in the museums collection. Go to https://www.carsonnvmuseum.org/family-fun-saturday/ […]

Curator’s Corner

Curator’s Corner is a monthly series that will feature a museum artifact or group of artifacts. Since 1941, the museum has collected and interpreted objects related to Nevada’s unique heritage, including historical, cultural, anthropological and natural history artifacts. Curator’s Corner will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of […]

Facebook Live Family Fun Saturday: Sensational Sagebrush

Fall in love with our state flower, learn its scientific name, how it was used by both early settlers and Native Americans. This program involves storytelling, scientific observations, and a diorama art project that highlights sagebrush obligates like pronghorn antelope, sage grouse, and pygmy rabbits. This program will be available via Zoom meeting and on […]

Facebook Live Family Fun Saturday: Pines are Fine

Join Curator of Education, Mina Stafford on Facebook Live to learn about local pine trees and create a pine cone wreath for the holidays. Supplies are available to pick up at the museum. Click here for more information. Facebook Live event

Family Fun Saturday Facebook Live

To kick off our Dia de los Muertos celebration this year I will lead a craft making Facebook Live event. We will be making tissue paper flowers that are used to decorate Dia de los Muertos Altars. For more information about our Dia de los Muertos event go to https://www.carsonnvmuseum.org/dia-de-los-muertos-program/ To make the flowers along […]