Art -- Nevada
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Art club in Reno, Nevada, founded in 1921 and named after Lorenzo P Latimer, who taught art in Reno beginning in 1916. Members gave programs and demonstrations, held yearly competitions, and provided maintenance and financial support for the Reno Art Gallery. Included are membership rolls and records of receipts and disbursements, a history of the club which covers 1916-1974, and undated meeting minutes.
Includes minutes (incomplete); agendas, treasurers' reports; newsletters; membership rolls and applications; programs and lists of participants in art shows; newspaper clippings about events; and report, programs, and announcements of the Nevada Art Gallery, Reno, Nevada.
Sketches and a woodcut of Nevada scenes by Lewis Carleton Ryan, a brief typescript essay on ghost towns, and an essay/broadside about Ryan by Alan Robert Murray. Sketches include scenes of Virginia City and Rhyolite, Nevada and the desert which range from 1927-1930.
Silver Circle Arts Council is a Reno, Nevada cooperative of community organizations whose purpose was to develop educational and cultural activities in Washoe, Ormsby, Douglas, and Storey Counties. Included in the records are bylaws, minutes and newsletters.