The pandemic kept making things difficult for the arts industry in 2021, but Nevada’s artists, institutions, and DIY go-getters brought their A-games. We saw new galleries in Reno, a new activist art complex in Las Vegas, and some exhibitions worth talking about in Fallon, Reno, Vegas, and Zephyr Cove.

Whether you’re a longtime Double Scoop reader who wants to re-live a few of the past year’s magic moments, or a new subscriber who’s getting to know the Nevada art scene, here are 13 highlights from 2021.

Long-term view


Drawn out

Las Vegas has a new activist art studio complex 

A Reno art club marks its 100th year

Rogers Art Loft brings the world to Las Vegas, one artist at a time

Linear thinking

Spectacle makes you talk. Art makes you think. 

Who is Leonor Fini?

For the record 

Ruby Barrientos paints the links to her ancestral connections

The Double Scoop Podcast is back!

Meet the women of Ah’-Wah-Nee

Posted by Kris Vagner

Kris Vagner is Double Scoop’s Editor & Publisher.