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NHS Exhibition Lecture – Wed., July 27, 2022

NHS Exhibition Lecture July 27, 2022 5 – 5:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30 – 6:30pm Exhibition Talk Program title: Find Your Folklife: We Are the Folk, All of Us Join us for our first in-person changing exhibit lecture with Rebecca Snetselarr, curator who will discuss the inspiration that led to development of the “Find […]

AGA Fireside Chat – Wed., May 25, 2022

AGA Fireside Chat May 25, 2022 5 – 5:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30 – 6:30pm Fireside Chat Program title: A Reporter’s Notebook on Nevada Gambling Join us for our first in-person AGA Fireside Chat with Brendan Riley, who will talk about his coverage of Nevada gambling over many years as the AP’s correspondent in […]

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Spring 2022 e-newsletter We hope you enjoy the latest e-newsletter. Learn about upcoming programming and happenings at the Society. Spring 2022 Newsletter

Year of the Docent – April 2022

The Nevada Historical Society is very proud to celebrate our volunteers. April 2022 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Nevada Historical Society Docent Council. In honor of this accomplishment, staff have been reviewing the historic DC BEE newsletters and DC Scrapbooks to showcase what our volunteer organization has done over the years. Year of the […]

Artown Talks and Gallery Tours – in person July 2022

The Nevada Historical Society (NHS) has actively participated in Artown since 2014. The NHS Docents and staff are offering short talks & gallery tours every Wednesday in July. We hope to whet your appetite for Nevada History with these eight great 15 minute talks before your tour through our galleries! A Free Artown Event! More […]

Museum Newsletter & Email Form

MUSEUM NEWSLETTER & EMAILS FORM Would you like to know what’s happening at the Nevada Historical Society? You can fill out our form to sign up and receive our e-newsletter and latest news. It is easy to use and you can unsubscribe at anytime. The Museum Form link is under the Request Tab on the […]

New Research Library Appointment Calendar – February 1, 2022

New Research Library Appointment Scheduling System We are excited to announce that the Nevada Historical Society has a new online appointment scheduling system for booking visits to the Research Library. ScheduleOnce, by OnceHub, allows researchers to select the date and duration of their requested visit, as well as supply information about their research topic. […]

NHS Closure – Wed. April 6, 2022 10am – 2pm

NHS Closure The Nevada Historical Society will be closed on Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 from 10am to 2pm in honor for the NHS Docent Council Fordham Luncheon. The Research Library will not be taking appointments that day. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the NHS Docent Council.

Small Museums Article – Reno News & Review

In time for Nevada Day – Walking among ghosts of the Silver State From the proud history of Nevada’s indigenous people, to mining to pioneers and antique fire engines, Nevada has some great small museums where visitors can walk among the artifacts and ghosts of the past. Many small, but often overlooked, museums are on […]

Spring Docent Orientation – March 18, 2022 10-12pm

March 18th, 2022 10:00 am – 12:o0 pm New Docent Orientation Session Are you interested in learning how to become a volunteer at the Nevada Historical Society? Do you have some free time? Do you love sharing stories? We are looking for educational docents to help lead gallery tours for 4th graders, organizations and adults. […]