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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.

Current Gallery Shows


Visual Art BLAST (Exhibition and Fair) - Call for Artists - DUE April 10, 2015

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Cultural Master Plan

The City of Reno adopted the Cultural Master Plan in 2012.

New Class at McKinley Arts and Culture Center

Beaux Art Classes – The techniques of the Great French Master Painters, from the 17th century to the present days.

Our program will allow people, over the course of a series of classes, to tame unique techniques, usually reserved for French Art Masters, which have traditionally only been taught in the prestigious French school of art: “Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts”. To guarantee the quality of the classes, the instructor is a true French Art Master, graduated by this famous Art school in 1991. For each class, students will discover a new slice of the French history of Art (Romantism, Impressionism…etc) and the specific techniques of its greatest painters, such as Renoir, Monet, Delatour…

Whatever their level is, this curriculum will benefit every student: The instructor will bring individual attention to each of the students, and will be certain that they are comfortable with their level of knowledge and that they are having fun. After all- being able to express an idea in a clear and beautiful way- is not only rewarding in its end – but it is also fun in its process.

January - August Programming

McKinley Arts and Culture Center - 925 Riverside Drive 334-2417

Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$45 for one class or $150 for 4 classes.

Reno Art Explorer  


Reno Art explorer is a location-based mobile guide and navigator for artworks in the City of Reno. 

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