Punk Rock Museum slated to open in Las Vegas
The Punk Rock Museum is slated to open on Jan. 13, 2023 (yes, that’s Friday the 13th) in downtown Las Vegas. The press release reads, in part, “The Punk Rock Museum will house not only artifacts and memorabilia from across the world’s punk scene—such as handwritten lyrics, instruments, clothing, photos, flyers and artwork—but also a bar, tattoo parlor, wedding/wake chapel, punk merch shop, performance space and more.” The museum, which is the brainchild of “Fat Mike” Burkett of NOFX, will be located at 1422 Western Ave. Presale tickets are available here.
Exhibitor applications open for 2023 RTIA Show
Applications are now open for individual artists and galleries for the 2023 Reno Tahoe International Art Show, the art fair that debuted in September. The second RTIA show will take place Sept. 14-17, 2023 in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center’s Hall 3. At 60,000 square feet, the 2023 event will be almost twice as large as the 2022 event. Applications here.
Reno airport to commission major art project
The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority is sharing advance notice that an RFQ will be posted on Oct. 25 for proposals for a public art installation. The artwork will be part of a $500 million expansion plan of the ticketing lobby. Interested artists are encouraged to register as soon as possible on the Nevada Government eMarketplace system.
City of Las Vegas arts grant applications due Oct. 20
The City of Las Vegas Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs has opened a pandemic relief grant for individual artists and non-profit arts and culture organizations. “These rescue funds are intended to mitigate financial hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic due to declines in revenue or profits,” reads the prospectus. Applications are due Oct. 20. Prospectus and info here.
Cover image: Courtesy The Punk Rock Museum. Photo: Lisa Johnson