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ccording to a July 15 press release, Nevada Humanities distributed $368,873 in federal CARES Act grants to 46 cultural organizations in Nevada, including theater groups, historical societies, museums, and folk arts institutions.

The funds come from the 2 trillion federal CARES Act, via the National Endowment for the Humanities. The recipients are:

300 Stewart Avenue Corporation dba The Mob Museum, Las Vegas – $15,000

Brewery Arts Center, Carson – $7,500

Brüka Theatre Of The Sierra, Reno – $5,000

Capital City Arts Initiative, Carson City – $5,000

Carson City Classic Cinema Club, Carson City – $1,000

Channel 5 Public Broadcasting dba PBS Reno, Reno – $15,000

Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, Carson City – $5,000

Cowboy Arts & Gear Museum, Elko – $5,000

Dam Short Film Society, Boulder City – $5,000

David J Drakulich Art Foundation for Freedom of Expression, Reno – $5,000

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, Las Vegas – $10,000

Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch, Minden – $4,050.03

Historic Reno Preservation Society, Reno – $5,000

Historical Society of Dayton Valley, Dayton – $1,761.78

Jazz Outreach Initiative, Las Vegas – $5,000

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Incline Village – $15,000

Las Vegas Natural History Museum, Las Vegas – $15,000

Las Vegas Philharmonic, Las Vegas – $15,000

National Test Site Historical Foundation, Las Vegas – $15,000

Neon Museum, Las Vegas – $15,000

Nevada Museum of Art, Reno – $15,000

Nevada Preservation Foundation, Reno – $5,000

Nevada Women’s Film Collective, Las Vegas – $5,000

Nevada Women’s History Project, Reno – $3,829

Northeastern Nevada Historical Society, Elko – $10,000

Northern Nevada Arts Council, Winnemucca – $5,000

Northern Nevada Literacy Council, Reno – $14,232.68

Poetry Promise, Inc., Las Vegas – $5,000

Project Real, Las Vegas – $5,000

Reno Little Theater, Reno – $7,500

Reno Philharmonic Association, Reno – $15,000

Robert Rock Belliveau and Rita Deanin Abby Foundation dba Desert Space Foundation, Henderson – $5,000

St. Mary’s Art Center, Virginia City – $5,000

Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno – $10,000

Sierra Nevada Ballet, Reno – $5,000

Sin City Opera dba Vegas City Opera, Henderson – $5,000

Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra, Bunkerville – $2,000

Sparks Heritage Foundation and Museum Inc., Sparks – $5,000

Springs Preserve Foundation, Las Vegas – $7,500

Stewart Indian School Preservation Alliance, Carson City  – $7,500.00

T. Black Entertainment Inc., Las Vegas – $2,000

The Harrah Automobile Foundation dba National Automobile Museum, Reno – $15,000

The Holland Project, Reno – $5,000

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas – $15,000

Virgin Valley Artists Association, Mesquite – $5,000

Western Folklife Center, Elko – $15,000

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Posted by Kris Vagner

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.

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