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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 […]

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 […]

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “Nevada State Prison: 1862-2012” by Glen Whorton

Description: Soon after becoming a state Nevada needed a prison. Abe Curry was quick to lease his property adjacent to the Warm Springs Hotel to the State for this purpose. The Nevada State Prison in this location was open from 1862-2012. This presentation will discuss the long history and interesting characters that have either worked […]

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “Hair,Makeup, and Me” by Jan Loverin Reschedule

This presentation was previously scheduled for Thursday, January 27th and had to be rescheduled due to weather. Presentation: Putting on your face, or applying makeup, is an activity most women and some men do daily. Curator, Jan Loverin, explores a brief history of this ritual and its meanings – from protecting our eyes from sun […]

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/ […]

Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “Hair, Makeup, and Me” by Jan Loverin

Presentation postponed due to weather. If you are already registered you will receive new event information via email.  Presentation: Putting on your face, or applying makeup, is an activity most women and some men do daily. Curator, Jan Loverin, explores a brief history of this ritual and its meanings – from protecting our eyes from […]

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