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Arts & Culture

The Arts are Alive in Reno!

Musical Performance at Wingfield AmphitheaterThe 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.


Current Gallery Shows

roger kinnaman - for web

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                           The Black Rock Press: Student Work


        Roger Kinnaman: The Other Side of Reno

For the first time ever in the history of Art BLAST, we are proud to announce that Michelle Lassaline, with her work of "Out of the Forest, We Came to the Coast", won both the 2014 People's Choice Award AND the 2014 Best of Show Award! Congratulations to ALL our exceptional Art BLAST 2014 artists! You've made Reno proud!

through the forest - for web

Congrats to Reno native Adam Cates for his 2014 Tony Award! Reno Gazette Journal article.


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Call for Artists

  • City of Reno Poet Laureate Nomination Packet - CLOSED
  • 2014 Visual Art BLAST (Art Exhibition and Fair) - CLOSED
  • 2014-2015 Project Grant Application - CLOSED
  • 2014-2015 365 or July Event Grant - CLOSED

2014 Gallery Call for Entries and the 2015-2016 Gallery Application are CLOSED.

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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Public Art Opportunities


Public Art Opportunities

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