RELEASE – Home Means Nevada Exhibit Coming Soon to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nevada Arts Council’s Traveling Exhibition Program Finds a Home at RNO
RENO, Nev. (Nov. 13, 2023) – On loan from the Nevada Arts Council, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) will showcase the beauty of the Silver State with Home Means Nevada, a traveling art exhibition that captures the state’s spectacular geography, unique natural features, and poignant history. Based on an exhibit installed in the rotunda of the Senate Russell Building in Washington D.C., the artwork will be on display through Feb. 1, 2024, in the airport’s depARTures Gallery.
This show, themed around Nevada’s state song of the same title, features 15 photographers and highlights some of the unique treasures found on federally managed lands across the state, from bighorns to Burning Man, to the ancient rock art and petroglyphs in the Gold Butte area. Nevada is clearly a place of inspiration for the photographers who find beauty in her rugged geology and starry skies.
Home Means Nevada is part of the Nevada Touring Initiative (NTI) Traveling Exhibition Program. It was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the State of Nevada. The Nevada Arts Council is a division of the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs.
Media interested in viewing the installation can request a showing by calling the media line at 844-RNO-INFO (844-766-4636).
About the depARTures Gallery: The depARTures Gallery is a dynamic art space dedicated to showcasing exhibits that entertain and inspire. Every 3-4 months, travelers can expect displays of various art forms from local and regional organizations and artists collectives that celebrate the cultural heritage and creative development of northern Nevada.
About Arts at the Airport: For decades, the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) and its airports Reno-Tahoe International (RNO) and Reno-Stead (RTS), have been strong supporters of art. The all-new Arts at the Airport program is designed to showcase captivating public and local art that celebrates the unique Reno-Tahoe community, while striving to be a respected arts partner and regional resource. RNO’s art programming features permanent works, temporary exhibitions and performances, in addition to its growing focus on community outreach. Digital assets for the Arts at the Airport program can be found here.
Photo credit: Kelly Carroll, Standing Stately: The Ancient Bristlecone Pine, Photograph, 21” x 36