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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 shout-out to the Washoe County Library System for helping NHS provide our online lectures.

High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb is a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada.  Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speaker as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations.

Thursday, June 15, 2021
Speaker, Jack Bacon, Art Appraiser and Historian
Lecture Title: 19th and 20th Century Painters of Nevada

Lecture:
An illustrated overview of the art and history of painters of Nevada of the 19th and 20th centuries based on the first comprehensive biographical dictionary on the subject ever published. The talk will cover artists from the early days of western exploration, the Latimer School of the early 20th century, and many of the popular and charismatic art figures of the times.

Biography:
Jack Bacon, a fine art appraiser, settled in Reno in 1974 and together with his wife of 38 years, Kim Bacon, raised their two children, Jack and Lacy. For nearly 40 years they owned a successful art gallery in Reno during which time they came to know many of Nevada’s great artists. Since 1983, Jack Bacon & Company has routinely published books on Nevada history, culture, biography, and art.

Details

07/15/2021 12:00:0007/15/2021 13:00:00America/Los_AngelesHigh Noon – July
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 shout-out to the Washoe County Library System for helping NHS provide our online lectures.
High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb is a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada.  Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speaker as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations. Thursday, June 15, 2021 Speaker, Jack Bacon, Art Appraiser and Historian Lecture Title: 19th and 20th Century Painters of Nevada Lecture: An illustrated overview of the art and history of painters of Nevada of the 19th and 20th centuries based on the first comprehensive biographical dictionary on the subject ever published. The talk will cover artists from the early days of western exploration, the Latimer School of the early 20th century, and many of the popular and charismatic art figures of the times. Biography: Jack Bacon, a fine art appraiser, settled in Reno in 1974 and together with his wife of 38 years, Kim Bacon, raised their two children, Jack and Lacy. For nearly 40 years they owned a successful art gallery in Reno during which time they came to know many of Nevada’s great artists. Since 1983, Jack Bacon & Company has routinely published books on Nevada history, culture, biography, and art.
Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
07/15/202107/15/2021
All Day Event
12:00pm1:00pm