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Nevada Historical Society, Reno

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Specialty Museum
The Society museum contains two permanent galleries: Nevada and Reno History. In the hallway and conference room gallery spaces, these are the changing galleries that rotate new exhibits.

The Society research library contains a unique and rich collection of manuscripts, photographs, maps, rare books and print materials on Nevada, the Great Basin and the West.
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  • The NHS in Reno, Nevada, is a little-know resource that has much to offer schools in the surrounding area and to the general public. Museum entry and docent-led tours are free as well as their History...  more »
  • I love going through the museum and seeing Nevada's history. Also they have a library for research. Great to research but have an agenda when you go in there to research. Otherwise you might be sidetr...  more »
  • An enjoyable opportunity to get an overview of Nevada and Reno's past. The friendly and helpful staff will impress you. We'll visit again and recommend to others.  more »
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  • I'm an artist. I participate every year in early December one of the most entertaining and educational Art Shows called "History for the Holidays". This year the date is Saturday December 13, 2014. I so look forward to this exciting event all year long! I market Nevada stone pendants which I cut, shape, polish and wrap! Each one is unique. These are wrapped in Gold Fill, Copper, and Sterling wire that really shows off these gorgeous stones. I exhibit in many shows including the Reno Gem and Mineral Society shows. In addition, I teach Watercolor in Reno and have taught WC in Ireland. At this December show there is acapela singers that sing Christmas Carols. There is a delicious array of sweets and hot chocolate etc. It is always crowded and lasts from 11 to 4 PM. People look for my pendants each year. All the artists are professionals. See you there. Sally
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