How You Got Here: Illustrating Your Family History05/23/20221:00pm

The Nevada State Museum, Nevada Arts Council and Lifetime Arts is sponsoring this special arts program for mature adults.

How You Got Here - Learn to tell your story, illustrate your family history, and preserve your family record for future […]

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “The Mormon Battalion of 1846: Who Were They” by Jim Bonar05/26/20226:30pm

This presentation will give the historical overview the group of Mormons, known as the Mormon Battalion, that President Polk recruited in 1846, and Brigham Young released, to assist in the conquest of California by General Kearny with the army of the […]

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Reno Coin Club Display05/28/202210:00am

On Saturday, May 28th members of the Reno Coin Club will have a display in the museum concourse. In addition to rare coins and coin collecting information they will also be selling the new American Women Maya Angelou quarter at face value. Come down […]

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Juneteenth Family Fun Festival06/19/202211:00am

Juneteenth, which was named a federal holiday last year, commemorates June 19, 1865, the day when Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas, and informed the slaves that the Civil War was over, and they were liberated. The news reached the enslaved […]

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “You Can’t Do 30-Meter Transects in a Pit Lake: The Archaeological Study of a Mid-Twentieth Century Mine” by Margo Memmott06/23/20226:30pm

You Can’t Do 30-Meter Transects in a Pit Lake: The Archaeological Study of a Mid-Twentieth Century Mine

Mid-twentieth-century federal investment in infrastructure projects transformed the American West. Two conspicuous projects impacting the […]

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