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Kris Vagner is Double Scoop’s editor in chief. In former lives she was a literature student in Arizona, an art student in Boston and Los Angeles, an artist, gallery owner, art teacher, and Arts Editor for the Reno News & Review. She’s been writing about Nevada art and culture since 2004. More at www.krisvagner.com.

Nevada Humanities awards $368,873 to 46 orgs

CARES Act funds reach groups around the state

/ July 16, 2020

Clark County library galleries reopen

19 exhibitions you can see from now through November

/ July 3, 2020

‘I feel like it’s time to get a little more radicalized …’

Justin Favela on how the pandemic and the civil rights uprising are moving his needle forward

/ June 22, 2020

“Totally weird.” “I miss the streets.” 

Artown presenters on the challenges of working in quarantine

/ June 12, 2020

Art groups & venues announce reopening plans

News from Sierra Arts, Artists Co-op, Carson City Open Studios

/ June 1, 2020

Nevada’s art museums are cleared to open, but don’t rush their doors just yet

Meanwhile, their virtual pandemic programs are helping them reach longstanding accessibility goals

/ May 29, 2020

An out-of-work wedding photographer revisits his fine-art career

Print sale/gift certificate giveaway aims to bolster local businesses

/ May 20, 2020

Federal art relief funds reach Nevada

Non-profits can apply starting June 1

/ May 19, 2020

Remembering Mimi Patrick

The Gold Hill ceramicist was beloved for her generosity, playful nature, and quick wit

/ May 4, 2020

Meet your local Burning Man grantees

After the main event was canceled, their funding was postponed until 2021. Here's a look at their past & future work.

/ May 1, 2020