Exhibit Openings

Prejudice & Pride: The Fight to Vote – Exhibit Opening

Prejudice & Pride: The Fight to Vote – Exhibit Opening Our new exhibit opens on March 7th 2020 This year is the Centennial of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women in the US the right to vote. Yet, it was not the answer to suffrage for all women, and was not the end […]

Finding Frémont: Pathfinder of the West

A new exhibit at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas called “Finding Frémont: Pathfinder of the West” will be unveiled on April 6, 2018 at a reception for museum members and guests. The exhibit focuses on the explorer’s Western journey from 1843-1844, when he earned his nickname “The Great Pathfinder,” and brought his famed cannon […]

Ranching in the High Desert

RANCHING IN THE HIGH DESERT FIVE GENERATIONS, ONE FAMILY Photography by Jeff Scheid Opening Program and Reception Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm No industry is more linked to Nevada’s past than ranching. Ranching was an economic mainstay in the region before statehood, and before flashier industries such as mining and gaming […]