Stewart Indian School

NIC congratulates Chris Ann Gibbons for is being awarded the Historic Preservation Medal

Chris Ann Gibbons is being awarded the Historic Preservation Medal by the Daughters of the American Revolution Reno Chapter on March 11, 2023. The Historic Preservation Medal “recognizes and honors a person who has done extraordinary work over a long period of time in establishing a historic district, preserving a local landmark, restoring or preserving […]

Celebrate Nevada Day with US

Join us this Saturday to celebrate Nevada’s heritage! The Museum & Cultural Center will be open from 1-5pm. We’re asking alumni to bring in Stewart memorabilia or photos to either add to the collection or allow us to scan for the archives. The gift store will also be open. Join us at the Nevada Day […]

Inheritance: Basketry and Art of the Great Basin opens November 2021

Carson City, Nev. – (November 16, 2021) Contemporary art exhibition “Inheritance: Basketry and Art of the Great Basin” will be on display through June 3, 2022, at the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum. Curator Melissa Melero-Moose announced the new exhibition, which opened last week in the museum’s Great Basin Native Artists Gallery. “Inheritance: […]

Annual Stewart Father’s Day Pow Wow Canceled Due to COVID-19

June event too soon to bring thousands together for cultural event Carson City, Nev. – Despite successful COVID-19 vaccination rollouts, notable reduction in active cases and the allowable capacity for large gatherings increased, the Nevada Indian Commission will cancel the 2021 Stewart Father’s Day Pow Wow. “Even though our medical experts and the scientists indicate […]

Historical artwork from Stewart Indian School
on display at Reno Airport through April 2021

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Work by Native American artists associated with the former Stewart Indian School will be on display through April at the Reno Tahoe International Airport Concourse B, as part of the exhibit “Propelling Nevada: Communities, Heritage, Education & Economy Through the Arts.” This exhibition is a partnership between Cultural Alliance of Nevada, […]

Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum Awarded $20,000 from Western States Art Federation Cares Act Fund

The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum received approval of a grant from the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) CARES Act Fund in the amount of $20,000. Opened to the public in January, the Cultural Center & Museum tells the stories and experiences of students who attended the Stewart Indian School from 1890-1980. Stewart […]