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ARTS

Churchill County residents enjoy a wealth of artistic endeavors, from theater to music to films and more.

Churchill Arts Council

151 E. Park St.
Fallon, NV 89406
775-423-1440
www.churchillarts.org

The Churchill Arts Council presents a variety of performances, exhibitions, films, readings and more in Fallon’s Oats Park Art Center.

The center is housed in the former Oats Park School, which was built in 1914 and closed in 1954. The center features three art galleries, the stunning 350-seat Barkley Theatre and the Art Bar. For a list of upcoming events and performances, visit the council’s website.

Reno Little Theater

147 E. Pueblo St.
Reno, Nevada 89502
775-813-8900
http://renolittletheater.org

Reno Little Theater provides a setting for people of all backgrounds to learn about live theater. Over the years, Reno Little Theater has offered adult and grammar-school drama classes, play-writing competitions, a children’s theater and more than 5,000 on-stage performances. Reno Little Theater has also taken its productions from the main stage to Reno parks and to other Nevada communities. The theater offers a variety of plays each season, including musicals, comedy, mystery, suspense and drama.

Sierra Nevada Ballet

3929 S. McCarran Blvd.
Reno, Nevada 89502
775-360-8663
www.sierranevadaballet.org

Sierra Nevada Ballet has been performing in Northern Nevada since 2001. The organization has an artistic staff of 29 dancers and 10 trainees, a professional teaching staff, a production staff of five and an administrative staff of three. Up to 30 volunteers serving more than 200 hours per year enable Sierra Nevada Ballet to entertain more than 10,000 residents and tourists annually including 4,000 school children. Sierra Nevada Ballet offers a full season of performances from May through December in an 800-square mile service region extending from northeastern California to northwestern Nevada serving a critical need in the region.

MUSEUMS

Learn about Nevada’s history and cultural contributions by visiting a local museum.

Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada

813 N. Carson St.
Carson City, NV 89701
775-884-2226
www.cmnn.org

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada is the only family-oriented indoor destination in Carson City where children can explore, learn and safely play. The overall theme of the museum’s exhibits and programs are focused in the arts, sciences and humanities, and are all tied to Nevada State Educational Standards. Visit the website for more information.

Churchill County Museum & Archives

1050 S. Maine St.
Fallon, NV 89406
775-423-3667
http://ccmuseum.org

The Churchill County Museum & Archives showcases the area’s heritage, with exhibits on local Native American tribes, the Emigrant Trail, the Pony Express and early Churchill County. Its motto: “The Best Little Museum on the Loneliest Road in America.”

Fleischmann Planetarium

1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557
775-784-4812
www.planetarium.unr.edu

Fleischmann Planetarium is part of the University of Nevada, Reno and Extended Studies. The planetarium offers daily digital planetarium shows shown in the dome theater, field trips and educational outreach in earth and space science, and observatory viewing at the Redfield Campus of the University. Hours vary by season. See the website for more information.

Nevada Museum of Art

160 W. Liberty St.
Reno, NV 89501
775-329-3333
www.nevadaart.org

The Nevada Museum of Art is the only accredited art museum in the state of Nevada. The Nevada Museum of Art’s permanent collection is divided into four thematic focus areas: Altered Landscape Photography, Art of the Greater West, Contemporary Art and the Work Ethic.

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