Day at the Museum – April 22, 2017

Day at the Museum Event

April 22, 2017
10 am to 4 pm

The Nevada Historical Society is excited to promote the third annual Day at the Museum event. This event invites visitors to walk the University of Nevada, Reno campus and tour all eleven museums from 10 am to 4 pm. Each museum will feature different activities.

This event is ideal for families and anybody who is interested in history, earth science, life science, art and outer space. Parking is free on campus for this event.

Schedule of Events – Nevada Historical Society

10-4p  Docent guides will be in the Galleries
Scavenger Hunt: Search and Find Interesting Pieces of History (great hands-on activity for families)

11-1:30p Lectures on Reno (half hour lectures, every hour)
11-11:30a    David Lowndes – Reno’s Heyday Lecture
12-12:30p   Joyce Cox – Washoe County Lecture
1-1:30p        Linda Burke – Early Reno Lecture

10:30-3:30p   Museum Shorts (10 -15 minute talks, every hour)
10 minute highlights on special items in the Nevada and Reno Galleries

10:30a   Kitty and Russell Umbraco, Nevada Gaming
11:30a    Francine Mannix, Early Days of Reno Television
12:30p   Pam Walker, Trappers and Travelers on the Humboldt
1:30p     Carol Coleman, Reno Arches
2:00p     Betsy Morse, Hazards of the California Trail Through NV
2:30p     Shery Hayes-Zorn, Reuel Colt Gridley & the Sanitary Flour Sack
3:00p     Betsy Morse, The Fur Trappers
3:30p     Christine K. Johnson, Clemens Family Collection