Encore Curator’s Corner04/21/20211:00pm

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 […]

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “The Nevada State Capitol Building at 150” by Ron Roberts04/22/20216:30pm

This lecture will explore physical aspects of the building, the capitol grounds, and the neighborhood. It will also compare that to what it was like here in 1871 when construction was completed. Lastly, we will look inside the Capitol and see how it […]

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National Coin Week Display04/24/202110:00am

On Saturday, April 24th we welcome the Reno Coin Club to celebrate National Coin Week's Money, Big & Bold commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Morgan and Peace dollars and the 50th anniversary of the Eisenhower dollar. The Reno Coin Club […]

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Historic Coin Press No. 1 Demonstrations05/01/202111:00am

Starting Saturday, April 10th we will be minting a special medallion that features Abraham Curry, the founder of Carson City and first superintendent of the Mint when it opened on Jan. 6, 1870.

The coin press is the only one of its kind in […]

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Historic Coin Press No. 1 Demonstrations05/08/202111:00am

Starting Saturday, April 10th we will be minting a special medallion that features Abraham Curry, the founder of Carson City and first superintendent of the Mint when it opened on Jan. 6, 1870.

The coin press is the only one of its kind in […]

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Online Family Fun Saturday: Lei Day05/08/202110:00am

In Hawaii, “May Day is Lei Day” and we are celebrating this tradition for our May 8th Online Family Fun Saturday by finger weaving a yarn lei. We will learn the history of Lei Day as well as the significance of the lei in Hawaiian culture. […]

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State Capitol Sesquicentennial Medallion Release05/18/20211:00pm

The Nevada State Museum is striking a new medallion to commemorate our beautiful state Capitol building during its sesquicentennial year. The image on the medallion is modeled after one of the earliest images of the completed building. The building, […]

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