The City of Reno’s art galleries serve the citizens of Reno and tourists by exhibiting and promoting the work of local and regional artists, fostering the understanding of contemporary art, and beautifying city buildings. The City galleries are a vital component to the cultural life of the City of Reno and aspire to engage diverse audiences and create a sense of community while providing a place for engagement, contemplation, and exchange of ideas. The City of Reno has three galleries, City Hall Metro Gallery and McKinley Galleries East and West. Both Metro Gallery and McKinley Galleries are programmed year-round with exhibitions and artist receptions.
Metro Gallery is located in Reno City Hall and serves as a space for established artists to exhibit. This space is programmed through the City Artist Program and also the annual City of Reno Employee Art Exhibition.
Metro Gallery is located at 1 E. 1st St, Reno, NV 89501. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Located in the historic McKinley Arts & Culture Center, this gallery focuses primarily on showcasing student work. The Arts & Culture Commission is working to broaden their engagement with the community through the arts by partnering directly with local educational institutions to present ongoing exhibition scheduling. This gallery also serves as a venue to exhibit work by community groups who focus on the arts.
McKinley Gallery is located at 925 Riverside Drive, Reno, NV 89503. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.