Visitor Information

Visitors in gallery

Museum Galleries:

The John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art 
University Arts Building
Located on the south end of the Knowledge Center Quad and connected to Church Fine Arts by sky walk

SUMMER Museum Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 12-4pm and by appointment. 

Works on Paper Study Room and Research Library: Open by appointment for legitimate research requests. Email

The Museum includes annex galleries in three other buildings across campus:

McNamara Gallery and Front Door Gallery
Church Fine Arts Building
University of Nevada, Reno

  • Sheppard Contemporary, is closed permanently.  
  • The Front Door Gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of sculpture from the permanent collection, rotating mural works by street artists, and the occasional temporary exhibition.  Located in the entrance to the Church Fine Arts complex, this gallery is often visitors' first entry point to the University's home for visual art, dance, theatre and music programs.
  • Located on the north end of Church Fine Arts complex, McNamara Gallery is an experimental exhibition space devoted to fostering the growth of students' art practices.


Church Fine Arts first floor

Student Galleries South
Jot Travis Building, Room 105
University of Nevada, Reno

Student Galleries South is dedicated to student exhibitions including Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts and student curated exhibitions. Located in Jot Travis Building, these galleries host new exhibitions every two weeks.


  • Mondays through Thursdays: 12 to 4 p.m. Hours may vary during summer. Closed between exhibitions. 
Jot Travis floor plan

Investment Gallery
Fitzgerald Student Services Building
University of Nevada, Reno

Investment Gallery is an ambassador space for The Lilley located in Fitzgerald Student Services Building. Home to rotating, long-term exhibitions, Investment Gallery extends the mission by reaching diverse viewers from across campus.

Student Services Building floor plan


Public parking is available in the metered lot on the north end of the Church Fine Arts Building, on the bottom floor of the Whalen Parking Garage, or in the metered lot directly south of Lawlor Events Center.

Parking is free on Saturdays. 

For press images and more information:

Paul Baker Prindle, MFA
Director, The John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art
Office: 775-784-6658

On social media:

You can find The Lilley on Instagram

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