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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanks to Ted Nigro and the Orvis Foundation

Sierra Arts Foundation is proud to designate its 2013/2014 Arts in Education residencies in honor of long time Arthur and Mae Orvis Foundation Board of Directors member Theodore A. Nigro. Ted championed arts in education efforts in Washoe County for … Continue reading

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Arts Alternatives Making An Impact

From Teaching Artist Paris Almond at Turning Point, whose student population includes 3rd-12th grade children-at-risk whose special needs are addressed in a nurturing and structured environment: “This student is not highly verbal, but he selected this powerful image of the … Continue reading

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Support Our Friends At VSA!

  MARK YOUR CALENDAR – Saturday, 11/23 from 10 AM – 2 PM FREE Lake Mansion Jingles with Art & History!

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Spend At Save Mart For The Arts!

Did you know that Save Mart Supermarkets have a community giving program called S.H.A.R.E.S. in Reno that can directly benefit Sierra Arts? Every time you shop at any Save Mart, Lucky, S-Mart Foods, and FoodMaxx stores you have the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Non-Theater Goers

Nationally, the percentage of the population that regularly attends the theater for plays is 8 percent. For musicals, it is 15 percent. I understand, as most of us in the theatrical field do, that we have had our heyday in … Continue reading

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