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
Books and Prints: Student work from the Black Rock Press
McKinley Arts & Culture Center – East and West Gallery
September 21st – October 2nd, 2015
Reception: October 1st, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
East and West galleries in McKinley Arts & Culture Center hosts Black Rock Press from the Art Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Through its instructional programs, the Black Rock Press introduces students to the graphic arts techniques and intellectual disciplines involved with the creation of books, broadsides, and related materials. They are encouraged to develop an appreciation of the book as a special kind of object whose form can help reveal its contents. In Book Arts courses, students learn typographic design and letterpress printing as well as the historical aspects of printing and book production. Students are also taught other aspects of bookmaking including image-making techniques, bookbinding, papermaking, and paper decoration, which result in the creation of work as seen in this exhibition.
LINES OF THE WEST: CAROLINE LAVOIE
Reno City Hall - Metro Gallery
August 20 – October 2, 2015
Reception: August 20, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Cultural Master Plan
The City of Reno adopted the Cultural Master Plan in 2012
Around the Arch Blog
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