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Holiday Closures

NHS Closures – Holidays  2020 The Nevada Historical Society will be closing for the following State Holidays. Friday, October 30, 2020 – Nevada Day – Closed Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – Veterans Day – Closed Thursday, Nov 26, 2020 – Thanksgiving – Closed Friday, Nov 27, 2020 – Family Day – Closed Wednesday – Friday, […]

October Newsletter

NHS Digital e-Newsletter October 2020 The staff have been very busy helping patrons in the Research Library and with online requests. Don’t forget that our galleries are open, just make an appointment. Here is our latest digital e-newsletter. Enjoy! Stay safe and healthy. We look forward to seeing you soon!! October 2020 Newsletter  

Visit the NHS Gallery & Research Library – using our new online forms

Welcome… we are glad you are here. We have officially reopened to the public. We can’t wait to have visitors and researchers back in the building!! Museum Hours Wednesday—10am—4pm is open to the public. First come, first serve—no appointment is needed for Wednesdays. We love foot traffic and our docents will be greeting you! Thursday […]

NHS High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb – Zoom in November

Mark your calendars for the NHS High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb History Lectures! The Nevada Historical Society is working with the Washoe County Library to provide our monthly lecture series on all things Nevada by Zoom. The fall lecture series starts back again on the third Thursday in November. We want to give a […]

NHS Artown Lectures – Great History Lectures Available

Do you love Nevada History? Did you know that you can now watch the Artown Zoom lectures presented by our docents in July? Here’s your opportunity to watch or re-watch these great Nevada topics all in the comfort of your home. Enjoy! Early Reno link:  https://youtu.be/DOfxgh2v8g0 Based on the Images of America book, “Early Reno,” […]

NHS Docent Council Lectures – Zoom Fall 2020

Mark you calendars for the NHS Docent Council History Lectures! The Nevada Historical Society Docent Council is working with the Washoe County Library to provide their monthly lecture series on all things Nevada by Zoom. The fall lecture series starts back again on the first Thursday in September. The Docent Council will email out the […]

July Newsletter

NHS Digital e-Newsletter July 2020 The staff are busy at work gearing up for our reopening. Here is our latest digital e-newsletter. Enjoy! Stay safe and healthy. July 2020 Newsletter    

NHS Director’s Note – July 2, 2020

A Heartfelt Hello!         How to Give Letter First, I would like to thank you for your amid support of the Nevada Historical Society; it is even more important as we face an uncertain future the COVID-19 pandemic. I can finally give you an NHS update. Due to the Governor’s requests to cut funding, […]

NHS Artown Virtual Talks – July 2020

The Nevada Historical Society (NHS) has actively participated in Artown since 2014, with NHS Docents offering gallery tours and history presentations twice a day every Wednesday in July. So, you may ask, What about the COVID-19 pandemic with everything closed and/or social distancing and masks required? Washoe County Library System has come to the rescue […]

NHS Reopening Update – Wed., July 15th, 2020

The Nevada Historical Society Museum will reopen beginning on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Consult the Nevada Historical Society website for online reservations for Museum and Research Library under VISIT. The online registration forms are active today, July 1st, 2020 to schedule your upcoming visit to our galleries or research library. Here’s what we will ask […]