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Writers’ Wednesday March Program has Changed!
February 29, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

This month’s Writers’ Wednesday authors are David and Gayle Woodruff. The program will be on their three-volume series, Tales Along El Camino Sierra. Learn about the fascinating history of historic Highway 395. We want to thank the Woodruffs for switching dates.

Authors Sandra McGee and Peggy Wynne Borgman, the Divorcee program called WHAT WAS REALLY […]

Newest Exhibition: Beautiful Nevada & The Sierra has been Rescheduled
February 29, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Our newest exhibition Beautiful Nevada & The Sierra: Watercolors by Vicki Curwen has been rescheduled due to the upcoming winter storm front heading over the Sierra. The exhibition is now scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 1:00 to 3:30pm. Come check out the artwork and meet with Vicki Curwen. We apologize for any […]

NHS Calendar of Events has been updated
January 30, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Here’s our latest Calendar of Events. Come celebrate our 120th birthday with great programming throughout the […]

When Hollywood Came to Reno – TV Promotion
January 26, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

January 26, 2024 We want to thank everyone for the interest in Hello Hollywood, Hello exhibition. “Things 2 Do!” segment on Channel 2 News is promoting the last two days before our exhibition closes! […]

NHS is celebrating our 120th Birthday
January 24, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

1904 – 2024 Enriching Lives Through History for 120 Years

Make sure to join NHS in celebrating a major milestone throughout the year! We have many great lectures and programs scheduled this […]

Farewell to our latest exhibit on HHH
January 24, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

A quick reminder that this is the last week to see our latest exhibition, When Hollywood Came to Reno: MGM Hello Hollywood Hello! A Tribute to the Magic World of Movies. We have 20 beautiful costumes and headpieces on display, along with some great photographs and ephemera. Where else can you see a unicorn […]

Hello Hollywood, Hello! Lecture Unique Stories
January 12, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Don’t miss tomorrow’s Hello Hollywood, Hello Unique Stories, January 13, 2024, from 1 to 3pm. Karen Burns will begin the program talk talking about the history of early entertainment, HHH, and costumes. We will have ten former cast and crew members share some of their stories. There will be a Q&A session and people […]

Hello Hollywood, Hello Talk Rescheduled
November 29, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Our first lecture How to preserve the costumes and entertainment: When Hollywood Came to Reno! has been rescheduled to next Friday, December 8, 2023, from 5:30 to 7pm. Our guest speaker, Karen Burns is sick. We apologize for any inconvenience but look forward to seeing you next […]

Exhibition News – Television Interviews
September 29, 2023 | Category: Programs, Uncategorized | Tags:

September 29, 2023As the staff work on the final touches for our latest exhibition, HHH, Curator of History, Sheryln Hayes-Zorn and Karen Burns, owner of the HHH costumes sat down with Denise Wong at KOLO 8 News to discuss some of the history and glamour costumes of the show. Here is the Exhibition Interview […]

NHS Fall Closure Dates – UNR Home Football & State Holidays
September 9, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

NHS Closures – Holidays  2020

The Nevada Historical Society will be closing for the following UNR Home Football Games, and State Holidays.

Saturday, October 14, 2023—UNLV Rebels vs Wolfpack FootballFriday, October 27, 2023—Nevada DaySaturday, November 4, 2023—Hawaii Rainbow vs Wolfpack FootballFriday, November 10, 2023—Veterans DayThursday, November 23, 2023—Thanksgiving DayFriday, November 24, 2023—Family DaySaturday, November 25, 2023—Wyoming […]

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