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Latest Nevada Arts & Culture Industry Feature
The Business of Art: Nevada’s Cultural Scene
By Jennifer Rachel Baumer
Originally published: https://www.nevadabusiness.com/2018/06/the-business-of-art-nevadas-cultural-scene/
Twenty years ago, Nevada’s arts and culture sector was not a huge economic driver. Organizations were forming. Audiences were being sought. [Read the full story.]
Recent Nevada Arts & Culture Industry Features
Arts & Culture: A Beautiful Business Indicative of a major shift for Nevada, arts and culture have become more and more of a priority in recent years. One recent example of this shift, the national Americans for the Arts organization awarded NV Energy and its foundation one of 10 annual awards last month for their support of the arts in the Silver State.[Read More]
Nevada Arts & Culture Industry Resources
Las Vegas Philharmonic: Founded in 1998 by Music Director and Conductor Laureate Harold Weller and long-time Las Vegas arts supporters Susan and Andrew Tompkins, the Las Vegas Philharmonic made a bold stake for artistic credibility with its inaugural concert, a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” in 1999.
Nevada Arts Council: The Nevada Arts Council (NAC), a division of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, was created as a state agency in 1967. With offices in Carson City and Las Vegas, NAC’s mission is “to enrich the cultural life of the state through leadership that preserves, supports, strengthens and makes accessible excellence in the arts for all Nevadans.”
Nevada Ballet Theatre: Now celebrating its 45th Season, Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) continues to bring the Las Vegas community closer to the art form of dance. With professional Company productions at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, where it is the Resident Ballet Company, an affiliated Ballet and Dance Academy, as well as numerous Education and Outreach programs, NBT is at the heart of Las Vegas’ cultural landscape.
The Reno Phil: The Reno Phil is northern Nevada’s largest performing arts organization with something for all tastes from Classical to Pop. Beginning its 50th anniversary season, the orchestra, led by music director Laura Jackson, is a part-time, per-service orchestra comprised of over 60 professional musicians who perform more than 30 concerts annually throughout the Reno, Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe region.
Nevada Museum of Art: We are a museum of ideas. While building upon our founding collections and values, we strive to offer meaningful art and cultural experiences, and foster new knowledge in the visual arts by encouraging interdisciplinary investigation. The Nevada Museum of Art serves as an educational resource for everyone.