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NTI Traveling Exhibition Meaning Is Always Here Exhibit

August 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 6, 2023


City of Reno City Hall

Metro Gallery
August 14 – October 6, 2023

Reception, Thursday, September 28, from 5 – 7 p.m.

Reno, NV– The City of Reno presents the NTI-Traveling Exhibition, Meaning is always here. I started the curation of Meaning is Always Here by trying to imagine a persona the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art might present to Nevadans that live far away and cannot reach us. We at the Museum think we have a good sense of who we are, but how do others perceive us? We shift. Our exhibitions change. Therefore, this exhibition should show that change with artists from different backgrounds and media. The works should reference the real world and represent a transformation through the artists’ decisions, so that we can see where they’re coming from.

Meaning is always here…I think about the artworks that couldn’t be included in this traveling show for reasons of size or fragility. That artwork awaits you here, at the Barrick Museum of Art. Visit us and see.

Exhibition artists include: Alexander Calder, Candice Lin, Chase R. McCurdy, Kim Rugg, Krystal Ramirez, Lucio Pozzi, Marshall Scheuttle, Mary Cady Johnson, Mikayla Whitmore, Stephen Antonakos, Tomoko Daido.

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is pleased to loan this artwork from our permanent collection to the Nevada Arts Council. Our goal is to help broaden the Museum’s message that everyone deserves access to art that challenges our understanding of the present and inspires us to create a future that holds space for us all.

ABOUT: Curated by Deanna Sole, Meaning is always here is part of the Nevada Touring Initiative– Traveling Exhibition Program. It was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the State of Nevada. The Nevada Arts Council is a division of the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs.

The Metro Gallery at Reno City Hall is one of three galleries operated by the City of Reno and open to the public, free of charge, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Metro Gallery is accessible through City Hall’s main entrance on the 2nd floor of the City Hall parking garage located on the NW corner of First St. & Center St. To learn more about the exhibition, visit art & culture at

For More information about the exhibition, please contact or visit:

  • Deanna Sole, Curator of NTI-Transformers Reshaping Form and Meaning,
  • Stephen Reid, Artist Services Program Specialist, Nevada Arts Council, or 775.687.7108


August 21, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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City of Reno
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Metro Gallery
City Hall - 1st Floor 1 E. First Street
Reno, NV 89503 United States
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