To Have and To Hold: Nevada's Art Collection

For the first time in the Department of Art’s history, its impressive collection of more than 5,500 works of art has a permanent exhibition home in The John and Geraldine Lilley, University of Nevada, Reno's new museum of art. To Have and To Hold introduces Nevadans to the impressive array of art works held in stewardship by the University. From 5,000-year-old Neolithic pottery to photographs made just last year, the exhibition explores how humans across the globe and across time have explored what it means to be human. Hours are Tuesday and Wednesday between noon and 4 p.m., Thursday and Fridays between noon and 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Sunday and Mondays. 

Note: Until Feb. 25, hours are Tuesday through Friday noon to 4 p.m. until Feb. 22.  Visitors need to ring the doorbell at the Church Fine Arts building end of the skybridge or reach us on Instagram @thelilleymuseum or for an appointment outside those hours. 

Tickets: Free 

Wednesday, July 31 at 12:00pm to 4:00pm

University Arts Building, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art
39°32'28.4"N 119°48'57.0"W

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College of Liberal Arts, School of the Arts, Art


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Arts 365, University Museum District


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Charles Dunn

Charles Dunn 3/13/2019

The arts collection are so awesome

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