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The City of Reno is a leader in arts and culture. The community has a rich variety of special events, historic buildings, performing arts and galleries. A strong public art program helps sustain and encourage downtown economic development. Cultural diversity and history are embraced and interwoven within the fabric of our city. Discover why we are Artown year round.

  • Abstract Sculpture and abstract painting

    Defining Space Through Color and Form, June 26-August 11
    See the works of Hans Siig and Francesca Saveri at Metro Gallery inside of City Hall.

  • Watercolor painting of Lake Tahoe

    Watercolor Realism, June 26-August 11, 2017
    See the works of Lisa Jefferson at Gallery East in McKinley Arts and Culture Center

  • Abstract Art

    Carol Ann-Rickets, Habitat: Printmaking, Painting and Ceramics, June 26-August 11
    Visit Gallery East at McKinley Arts and Culture Center to see Carol's work.


Art Fest on the River Logo

Art Fest

August 19 & 20, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Downtown at the City Plaza on Virginia and First Streets.

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Abstract paintings on wall next to abstract copper sculpture

Art Galleries

From the City Hall Metro Gallery to McKinley Arts & Culture Center Galleries, the City of Reno has multiple art exhibits throughout the year.

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Reno Star Abstract Sculpture

Public Art

There is a variety of public art on display throughout the City of Reno. We even have a map to explore public art.

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Calling All Artists in a callout graphic

Calling all Artists

The City of Reno regularly puts calls out to artists. Who knows, you might paint the next signal box.

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