The popular multi-media event returns to captivate audiences with “Stories from our Ancestors” at the Nevada Museum of Art
RENO, Nev. (March 19, 2018) — The fourth installment of the Reno Rodeo 100 Years 100 Stories series will take place Saturday, April 14 at the Nevada Museum of Art. The multi-media project honors the Rodeo’s rich history through the collection and sharing of stories depicting the last centennial of the Reno Rodeo.
The evening will explore the theme “Stories of our Ancestors” through short documentary films, audio stories with slides and live storytellers. Doors open at 5 p.m. for social hour and chez louie cash bar; stories begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $8 for museum members and can be purchased at renorodeo100.com.
The Reno Rodeo 100 Years 100 Stories project is a community partnership between the Reno Rodeo Association and the Reno Rodeo Foundation produced by Jessi LeMay, creator of The Folk & The Lore. Funding, in part, provided by the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission with support from Nevada Historical Society and the Nevada Museum of Art, which will host live storytelling events in 2018.
Community members can help keep the legacy alive by sharing stories about rodeo, ranching and the cowboy way of life in Northern Nevada. Stories can be submitted by calling the hotline at 775-525-1088 with a three-minute story synopsis and contact info, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.