Reno Arts & Culture: September

Reno Arts & Culture: September

September is a great month to explore the many different celebrations we have for arts and culture. From world-renowned events to intimate musical performances, it’s easy to find a place to fit in.

Special Events

Burning Man: Talk about the arts combining with culture, Burning Man is the ultimate celebration of bringing people together to create their very own community. Attendees make life-long friends with those who cross their paths and embrace Burner culture. One of the best things about attending is seeing the incredibly unique works of art, including the Man himself. If you didn’t get a ticket this year, there are still plenty of ways to experience the magic of Burning Man. The event runs from August 28-September 5. Find out more on how to prepare for the big week.

Numaga Indian Days Pow Wow: Just a short drive from Reno, Hungry Valley will host the 30th annual cultural celebration. Taste traditional native foods while experiencing some of the best Native American dancers, singers and drummers. Peruse handcrafted silverwork, beadwork, baskets and other American Indian art while you’re there. Event runs September 2-4.

Rise Yoga: Healing Arts Festival: Experience the benefits of yoga in a new, artistic way. This day-long festival has a variety of workshops filled with music and performance art. Other features include a healing garden with massage therapy and meditation, a sensory garden with art exhibits, and much more. The festival takes place on September 17 from 10:00-6:00 p.m. at Greater Nevada Field.



Music of the Masters: The Reno Jazz Orchestra is holding two very special concerts, both featuring the sounds of Cole Porter and Stevie Wonder. The orchestra will combine with famed vocalists Jamie Davis and Clairdee. See the concert on Friday, September 2 at Bartley Ranch or Saturday, September 3 at Sand Harbor.

Viva Italia: The Reno Chamber Orchestra presents Antonio Pompa-Baldi and Emanuela Friscioni as they perform in Respighi’s Piano Concerto in A minor and Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos. Concert will take place at Nightingale Concert Hall on September 17 & 18.

The Steeldrivers: Artown is partnering with the University of Nevada, Reno to bring an award-winning bluegrass band to the area. The Steeldrivers bring a fresh but authentic style to the genre and it’s sure to be an incredible live performance. Concert takes place on September 23 at Nightingale Concert Hall.


Stremmel Gallery: Artists Mike Berg and Marc Katano are featured in a new exhibition. Starting September 8 and running through October 1, you’ll see their distinct styles including tapestries and paper mediums.

Nevada Museum of Art: Running through September 18, Anna McKee’s Reliquary represents 68,000 years of temperature history from an ice sheet. The beautiful details and color patterns should be seen in person to feel the talent that went in to creating it.

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Photo courtesy of Nevada Museum of Art

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