University of Nevada, Reno

Artown event: Reused + Recycled = Art Opening Reception and Presentation

Sunday, July 13 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Whittemore Gallery & Wells Fargo Auditorium, First Floor 39.5433916198639, -119.815739840269

An official Artown event, the reception will feature self-guided tours of the exhibit, Reused + Recycled = Art, and a presentation by University of North Carolina Wilmington plastic marine debris researcher and ocean plastics artist Bonnie Monteleone, whose traveling art show will also be on display.

Art made of 80% reused or recyled materials has been selected from more than 200 entries from local artists, University of Nevada, Reno art students and local high school art students.

Doors open at the Knowledge Center at 1 p.m. for exhibit viewing, the Monteleone presentation is at 2 p.m., light refreshments at 3 p.m. and more exhibit viewing until 5 p.m.

The exhibit, open July - September, is the signature event of the Summer of Sustainability on the University of Nevada, Reno campus and can be enjoyed during regular Knowledge Center hours which can be found at http://knowledgecenter.unr.edu/.

RSVP for the reception at: http://campusguides.unr.edu/sos

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