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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 […]

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 […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & AGENDA Board of Museums and History 6/11-6/12

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & AGENDA                                    Board of Museums and History AGENDA Board of Museums and History Thursday, June 11, 2020, 9:00 AM and Friday, June 12, 2020, 9:00 AM Meeting Location Per the Governor’s directive to distance socially during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

NHS Digital e-Newsletter

NHS Digital e-Newsletter mid-April 2020 The staff are busy at work during the COVID-19 pandemic, working at home or working on rotating days. Here is our latest digital e-newsletter. Enjoy! Stay safe and healthy. NHS e-Newsletter

Message from the Director – April 21, 2020

Happy Spring everyone, I hope this letter finds you all well, healthy, and working on all the projects that get bumped to end of your “To Do” list. The NHS team is doing our part to stop the spread the of virus. Staff work at the NHS and from home on alternate days, and our […]

Message from the Director – COVID-19 Letters

Dear Friends, The Nevada Historical Society is here to support you and our community. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, we see people, news reporters, and government leaders turn to history and public institutions to consult records, photographs, oral histories, journals—the historic record—for guidance. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in a number of challenges; one I […]

Closure Notice – March 31, 2020

Official Notice In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nevada State Museums will be closed until further notice.. Please check back here and our Facebook page for further announcements. Just because you can’t come in, please submit your online research questions! You can find the specific department under the Requests Tab. Otherwise, you can call 775.688.1190 […]