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Kris Vagner is Double Scoop’s Editor & Publisher.

City of Reno grants almost $200K to local arts orgs

Hearing the mayor + council members speak up for the arts was a breath of fresh air. Here's a play-by-play.

/ January 28, 2021

***NEW!*** Friday art news roundup

A surreal grocery store, Dave Hickey honored, a new relief grant—and more

/ January 22, 2021

Long-term view

The new Melhop Gallery °7077 in Zephyr Cove will show a few artists' work as they progress over the years

/ January 6, 2021

Nevada Humanities announces Project Grant Awards

Nearly $250K will go to organizations for 2021 art + culture programs

/ December 22, 2020

How is the Nevada Museum of Art doing in 2020?

The Las Vegas branch is on hold. A foundation grant came in. Programs for teachers, now virtual, expanded across the state.

/ December 12, 2020

More holiday art gifts

Mask up, and you might need to call ahead, but you can still shop in person at artisan shops and studios

/ December 7, 2020

Well played

Philo Northrup’s assemblages re-mix pop culture in a deliciously devious light

/ December 2, 2020

City of Reno distributes another $200K for artist relief

Emergency funds earmarked for visual, theater, literary, dance artists & performing arts support staff

/ November 12, 2020

Virtual views of TMCC’s faculty show

Access to the campus gallery is restricted by COVID measures, so the department sent some pics, and students interviewed their profs via video

/ November 10, 2020

‘Let’s just forge ahead’

Despite the pandemic and the drop in Carson Valley tourism, a new gallery opened this year in Minden

/ November 9, 2020