NAC Annual Reports

FY16: Nevada Arts Council’s Annual Report. Nevada celebrates the arts—in small towns, rural areas, and metropolitan centers—nourishing spirit and imagination, sparking community collaborations, benefitting local economies, and providing critical educational opportunities.


FY15: The Arts = An Essential Public ValueOn behalf of the Nevada Arts Council, we are honored to join in partnership with the artists, educators, arts administrators, arts and cultural organizations, community groups, public institutions, and tribal governments acknowledged in this report. Your ingenuity, generosity, determination and civic commitment illustrate, clearly, why an investment in the arts is priceless. —  Julia Arger, Nevada Arts Council, Board Chair


FY14: The Arts Work for Nevada: Public Value. The arts remain crucial to foster a compassionate and diverse society, one that cultivates sensitivity to alternate perspectives and ways of being. Art bridges the gap between cultural norms and helps us better find our humanity. Thank you for helping to make this interaction possible. — Good Luck Macbeth Theater Company, Reno


FY13: The Arts in Nevada: An Essential Public Value. Our arts industry is in such an amazing position to help Nevada emerge with a stronger, steadier economic engine that feeds education, business, personal enjoyment and every Quality of Life indicator. Where the arts go, everything grows! — Nettie Oliverio, Chair, Reno Arts & Culture Commission.


FY12: The Arts in Nevada: An Essential Public Value. Our arts industry is in such an amazing position to help Nevada emerge with a stronger, steadier economic engine that feeds education, business, personal enjoyment and every Quality of Life indicator. Where the arts go, everything grows! — Nettie Oliverio, Chair, Reno Arts & Culture Commission.


FY10: Count the Ways: Nevada Arts Council Grants and Services. The grants and services provided by the NAC in fiscal 2010 and identified in this abbreviated Annual Report speak to the lasting value of a very modest investment of public dollars in Nevada’s cultural industry. For each grant and service listed, there are dozens of other stories—all critical contributions to Nevada.


FY08: The Arts in Nevada: An Essential Public Investment. From global exports to local investments, the new American economy depends on imagination, innovation, and creativity, and those are the skills that artists develop, nurture, and promote. Isn’t it time that the nation notices? — Dana Giola, Chairman National Endowment for the Arts 2004–2009