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Nevada Museum of Art

A Museum of Ideas

Mission

We are a museum of ideas. While building upon our founding collections and values, we cultivate meaningful art and societal experiences, and foster new knowledge in the visual arts by encouraging interdisciplinary investigation. The Nevada Museum of Art serves as a cultural and educational resource for everyone.

Accreditation

The Nevada Museum of Art is the only accredited art museum in the state of Nevada. Recognized for following best practices as outlined by the American Association of Museums, the Museum is committed to continuous institutional improvement and change. With accreditation, the Museum joins the ranks of other significant institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Just 5% of all museums in the US earn AAM accreditation.

Nevada State Museum

The Nevada State Museum engages diverse audiences in understanding and appreciating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. The museum achieves this through collecting, documenting, and studying objects and information significant to heritage. The museum preserves this heritage for long-term public benefit. The museum presents heritage to broad audiences through exhibits, educational programs, publications, and research services. The museum optimizes its educational mission by cultivating effective partnerships and attaining high standards of public service.

The Discovery – Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

Discovery LogoThe Discovery (Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum), located in downtown Reno, is 67,000 square feet of hands-on learning and fun for the young, and the young at heart. Climb the clouds, float the Truckee, harness green energy, explore Da Vinci’s interests and so much more! For more information, visit www.nvdm.org.

Vision

To be the community’s center that inspires curiosity, creativity and the joy of lifelong learning.

Mission

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring lifelong learning in science, technology, engineering, art, math, and the world around us.

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