NHS Artown Book
June 12, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

The newly released booklet has incorrect times listed for our Artown lectures this year. Make sure to check out their online calendar or our website for the correct information. Did you know that NHS has been participating in Artown for 10 years! Our FREE lectures are scheduled every Saturday at 10:00am and 1:00pm in […]

NHS Museum Store Sale
June 11, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Don’t miss our Sizzling Summer Sale! All books, jewelry, mugs, magnets, postcards, etc.… are 20% off this week. Here’s your chance to add a couple of history books to your summer reading list or find that special gift for the history lover in your life. Our museum store will be closed for inventory the […]

NHS Renovations
June 11, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

The Nevada Historical Society will be closed in 2025 for seismic retrofitting, lighting and electrical upgrades, and replacement of the front entrance stairs and ramps. We will post updates as more information becomes […]

Beautiful Nevada & The Sierra has been extended by one week
May 29, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Our exhibition Beautiful Nevada & The Sierra: Watercolors by Vicki Curwen has been extended for one more week. Here’s your chance to view these beautiful watercolors before they start coming down on Saturday, June 8, […]

Lecture has been cancelled
May 28, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Due to conflicts with scheduling, our Lake Tahoe Series, Mountain Tops to Great Basin Springs: Status of Nevada’s Native Fishes lecture has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for a future date. Make sure to check […]

Road Construction Rehabilitation Project
May 23, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Beginning on Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, August 16, 2024, RTC will perform pavement replacement, utility work, sidewalk repair, and add bike lanes. There will be intermittent lane reductions and/or closures on Virginia Street from the north side of the Lawlor Events Center roundabout to McCarran Blvd.This will impact your timing arriving at NHS, […]

Older American’s Month, Wednesdays in May
April 14, 2024 | Category: Programs, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

Nevada Historical Society- FREE Admission every Wednesday in May

Learn about Nevada’s unique and incredible heritage in a museum rich with local history! This year NHS will be celebrating our 120th Birthday as Nevada’s oldest museum in the state of Nevada! A lot of great programs have been scheduled throughout the year in honor of this […]

NHS Closure due to snow
March 1, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

State Government Offices in Carson, Douglas, Lyon, Storey, and Washoe Close Early Today, Friday – 3/1/24 at 1:30 p.m.

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) are reporting severe weather and potentially dangerous road conditions throughout northern Nevada this afternoon Friday, March 1, 2024 through the weekend. As such, Governor […]

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 […]

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