John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art

The Lilley is open! Hours of operation: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 12 - 4 p.m.; Thursday 12 - 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 - 6 p.m. The museum is following face mask and social distancing mandates.

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Mission statement

The Lilley Museum of Art supports the educational mission of the University and enhances the cultural life of the Nevada community by providing inclusive programming, diverse and stimulating exhibitions, and research and teaching opportunities in its transcultural collection.

Current Exhibitions

Don't miss an exhibition on display at The Lilley! Come visit and experience culture and diversity in a compelling way.

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Two peacock sculptures stand in glass display case in art museum

Lilley internships

The Lilley Museum of Art offers a three-credit undergraduate internship during the fall and spring semesters.

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Two museum workers brush off and clean exhibition ceramic pieces

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Permanent collection

The permanent collection represents an impressive, decades-old collecting program that is noteworthy for its early attention to regional painters including Jim McCormick, Craig Sheppard, Sheldon Pennoyer, Hans Meyer Kassel, Louis Siegriest and Maynard Dixon.

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Oil painting of Morrill Hall in Nevada desert