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Oral History Program – Modern Heirloom – The Steps and Techniques – Feb. 8th

History Lecture Saturday, February 8th, 2020 10:30 – 11:30 am Lecture, “Modern Heirloom – The Steps and Techniques for Documenting Your Oral History,” with Jessi Lemay, photographer and videographer extraordinaire. Learn the importance of telling your family’s stories, and how to document those stories with available tools. Jessi will discuss best practices, creative methods, and […]

Saturday Closures – UNR Men’s Basketball

Saturday Closures UNR Home Men’s Basketball Games 2020 The Nevada Historical Society will be closing for the following Saturdays due to UNR Home Men’s Basketball Games. Go Wolfpack!! Saturday, January 25 at 1:00 pm Saturday, February 8 at 1:00 pm Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 pm Saturday, February 29 at 1:00 pm

High Noon – Jan 16th

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Wednesday, January 16, 2020 Noon Buck Benny Rides Again Movie 82 Minutes We will be showing a fun movie that showcases a fictious ranch in Nevada, 1930s. As always, Neal will answer questions after the program. Admission is $5 for adults; free for children 17 and younger and for Nevada […]

Writers’ Wednesday – part 2 – Reno Now and Then II – Jan 8th

Nevada Historical Society Writers’ Wednesday Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 5:00 – 5:30 pm – Wine and Cheese reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Lecture Back by popular Demand!!! Neal and Jerry have so much to say about how Reno has changed over the years they needed another night! Join us for Part two of Reno […]

A Retrospective: Nevada Behind the Lens Exhibition – Jan 17th

A Retrospective: Nevada Behind the Lens Dr. Lee P. Brumbaugh former NHS Photography Curator Exhibition: mid December 2019 – end February 2020 Reception: January 17, 2020 from 5:00 — 6:30 pm, free to the public and members This exhibition will showcase select framed images from four of his completed exhibitions; highlighting Nevada’s beauty, natural and […]

Health and Wellness Series – Jan 8th

Health and Wellness Series – Nov 6th – Jan 8th Lynell Garfield, Toxicologist and Wellness Scientist Lecture Schedule: Weds, Nov 6th, 2019 – 5:30 pm Weds, Nov 20th, 2019 – 12:00 pm Weds, Dec 4th, 2019 –  5:30 pm Weds, Dec 18th, 2019 – 12:00 pm Weds, January 8th, 2020 – 12:00 pm Lecture Write-ups: […]

Holiday Closures

Happy Holidays to everyone from the Nevada Historical Society! We will be closed on Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 and January 1st, 2020.

High Noon

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb Wednesday, December 19, 2019 Noon Video Series Topic – TBA As always, Neal will answer questions after the program. Admission is $5 for adults; free for children 17 and younger and for Nevada Historical Society members. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as seating is limited in our Events […]

Writers’ Wednesday – December

Writers’ Wednesday No program is scheduled for December 2019. Happy holidays and watch for the upcoming 2020 program schedule. The Writers’ Wednesday Lecture Series, held the second Wednesday of each month, features a different author who takes part in a book signing, a presentation and a question-and-answer session with the audience. A wine and cheese reception precedes […]

Holiday Closure

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from the Nevada Historical Society! We will be closed beginning from Thursday, Nov. 28th through Saturday, Nov 30th.