enriching the lives of all Nevadans

We are currently seeking venues to host our Nevada Touring Initiative (NTI) Exhibitions for 2024. The NTI Traveling Exhibition Program delivers high-quality visual arts exhibits to communities throughout the state for an affordable fee. The cost includes rental of the artwork, installation and pick-up, insurance, and publicity and educational materials. We are currently seeking venues to host Meaning is always here – the exhibit features 14 two-dimensional artworks curated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

Staff can guide both new and experienced sponsors through the steps necessary to present rewarding community arts events by providing information and technical assistance in such areas as planning, publicity, and audience development. Please contact, Artist Services Specialist/Art Installer, Stephen Reid, 775.687.7108 or email.

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Join our team! We are seeking a Public Initiatives Program Specialist.

The Public Initiatives Program Specialist manages the Public Awareness and Arts Initiative Program and performs a wide range of agency and constituent services that promotes Nevada’s arts industries, supports the agency’s and program area’s mission and goals to strengthen the state’s cultural infrastructure.

Objectives include agency and program area marketing, social media, graphic design, website page planning, coordination, creation, updates, and implementation. Special projects include managing and coordinating creative and cultural surveys, agency listening and information gathering sessions, event planning for the statewide Nevada Creative Conference, collaborating with the Administrator on the agency’s strategic planning process, select board member support, and other duties as assigned

Please see the full posting for more details and how to apply.

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Learn how the non-profit arts and culture sector drives local business, supports the local economy, and creates community pride in Nevada! The Nevada Arts Council partnered with Americans for the Arts to provide the Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6) study which shows the impact of arts organizations across our state. Browse the final report to learn more.

Arts & Economic Prosperity in Nevada

The FY25 Grant Guidelines are available to review. Be sure to review all guidelines to know when grants will be opening in advance! The FY25 Project Grant for Organizations is now accepting applications, review the guidelines and application support material now.

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Spend three days connecting with Nevada’s diverse arts and culture community with a full schedule of workshops, art tours, networking, learning, and collaboration opportunities.

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release: Nevada Arts Council Hosting Three Day Arts Conference, Intersections, May 30 through June 1

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RELEASE: Nevada students competing in 19th Annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals Saturday, March 9 at Reno’s Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

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supporting k-12 arts learning

Nevada’s first Arts License Plate is available at DMV field offices statewide. The plate, designated by DMV as the “Children in the Arts” license plate, is available in a standard or personalized format. If you are interested in a standard format, the initial cost will be $51 dollars with an annual renewal fee of $20 in addition to all other registration fees.

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