July 2022: Melissa Melero-Moose
July 20, 2022 | Category: First Lady Art | Tags:

It seems in Nevada, the topography and terrain stretching across our state naturally reflects, without effort, the diversity and history of its people. From urban cities to rural communities, from lush grass valleys to snow-peaked mountain ranges, from 5th generation Nevadans to this land’s indigenous inhabitants for millennia, adaptation to environment is evident everywhere […]

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

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:


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 […]

May 2022: Angelo Monroy
June 4, 2022 | Category: First Lady Art, Uncategorized | Tags:

My husband, Steve, proclaimed May 2021 as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the state of Nevada to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.  The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to […]

May Curator’s Corner
June 4, 2022 | Category: Curator's Corner, Curatorial Postcards | Tags:

Sharks have come a long way from the vilified man-eater portrayed in Jaws. Today, we realize that this top ocean predator helps ensure a healthy ecosystem. Some Pacific Island nations, such as Kiribati (pronounced Ki-ri-bas), recognize the importance of sharks and have created shark sanctuaries. Kiribati is located in the central Pacific Ocean, about […]

March Curator’s Corner
March 11, 2022 | Category: Curator's Corner, Curatorial Postcards | Tags:

March is Women’s History Month and while we recognize many different fashionable eras of dress, this year, we are going to take a close look beneath it all…what undergarments did 19th century fashionable dressed women wear under their crinoline, bustle or petticoats?  Sometimes called knickers, drawers or pantalettes/pantaloons, these undies have many variations.


March 2022: David Gamble Jr.
March 11, 2022 | Category: First Lady Art, Uncategorized | Tags:

Hello Nevadan Artists, Cultural Bearers, Historians, and Educators,

I am so proud to share that our state-wide initiative celebrated its one-year anniversary last month. Our efforts to provide an online arts education platform to honor the sustenance and vitality of cultural diversity in Nevada is a special endeavor I hold close and it is so […]

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 […]

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