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Art by State: Nevada

Art by State: Nevada

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: Nevada

Nevada
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Senate wing

Statue

Sarah Winnemucca (Spokesperson, Author, Teacher)

State Seal

plaster relief

Last Updated: November 13, 2013