Reno Tahoe Arts and Culture: April

Reno Tahoe Arts and Culture: April

From musicals to art exhibits, plays to music festivals, Reno Tahoe is filled with a wide variety of Arts and Culture events for the month of April.


Youth Art Month

Over 200 art pieces created by 75 northern Nevada special education classes will be on display at Arts for All at the Lake Mansion. The exhibit is open Monday – Friday from now until April 22, and is free to the public.

Order and Chaos: A Marriage in Reno

The Metro Gallery inside City Hall is hosting artwork from Los Angeles based visual artist Avery Falkner from now until April 15. Falkner’s exhibit is influenced by the natural environment and the complexity of man-made urban structures. This exhibit is free to the public.

Science Saturday – Exploring the Titanic with a “Passenger”

Watch a live presentation from the perspective of a passenger on Titanic’s maiden voyage. View the dome show, “Night of the Titanic”, with sections on deck, at sea and under the ocean, participate in a hands-on workshop assembling and testing a radio transmitter and Morse Code key and take a simulated dive aboard a submersible to Titanic’s final resting place. All these events will take place at the National Automobile Museum on April 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Theater and Live Performances:


The longest running comedy-thriller on Broadway, Deathtrap, will be performed at the Bruka Theatre from April 15 – May 14. Tickets for this Tony Award nominated play start at $20.

Rock of Ages

This wild musical takes you back to Hollywood in 1987 where Hollywood’s trademark bar was facing the possibility of being torn down so the city could abandon the sex, drugs and rock-n-roll lifestyle. Rock of Ages will be showing at the Eldorado Theatre April 26 – July 24. Tickets are for ages 16 and over and start at $26.95.

The Frozen Snow Queen

The Frozen Snow Queen is a classic ballet filled with mesmerizing dance, intrigue, and is fun for the entire family. It will be performed at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts from April 9 – 10, with tickets starting at $25.

Broadway Comes to Reno: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

This family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son, will be performed at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts from April 15 – 17.

Broadway Comes to Reno: Million Dollar Quartet

The Tony Award -winning Broadway musical will be performed at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts from April 29 – May 1. inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time, tickets for the show start at $45.


Salute to Hollywood

P’Opera! is planning to take you on a musical trip from The Golden Age of Hollywood at The Bridge Restaurant & Bar in midtown Reno on April 10. Performing to sold-out houses on a regular basis, their mission is to delight and entertain you with an eclectic array of music including grand opera, musical theatre, jazz, light opera, and contemporary.

Reno Jazz Festival

Founded in 1962, this highly respected festival has showcased some of the best talent in the Jazz world. Enjoy three days of concerts, clinics and competitions on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. In addition to well-known performers, middle school through college-age musicians compete with their school bands, vocal groups and ensembles from around the country.

Reno Chamber Orchestra Presents: Mozart’s Requiem

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s final composition, the Requiem, will be featured and performed by the Reno Chamber Orchestra in collaboration with UNR Chamber singers. Attend the concert on Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nightingale Concert Hall starting at $25.

Reno Ukulele Festival

The 8th annual Reno Ukulele Festival is one of the largest events of its kind and includes workshops, musical performances, a vendor marketplace and much more. The event runs April 14-17 at the Nugget Casino Resort with two concerts running Friday and Saturday evenings.


Listen to 17 lively bluegrass and acoustic root bands at the WinterWonderGrass festival held in Squaw Valley from April 1 -3. This 3 day Blue Grass and craft beer festival will feature 16 craft breweries, and will focus on sustainability, local non-profits and support of the arts.


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