The 2021 Jazz & Beyond Music and Art Festival this August includes the third annual Carson City Open Studios Tour on Saturday, August 21, and Sunday, August 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at multiple studios throughout Carson City.  A new one-day option has been added for artists to participate on Sunday, August 22, at the Bliss Mansion.

This admission-free cultural event showcases 26 local artists. They will present visual art and art demonstrations including painting, sculpture, pottery, 3D art, jewelry, glass, batik, and photography, in about a dozen individual and shared studio spaces. Several locations will include live music.

1. Moongirl Studio, 1705 Vineyard Way (Restroom available)

Artists: Karen Kreyeski, Francheskaa

Music on 8/21 & 8/22 by Jack DiCarlo (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

2. Donna Jensen Studio, 2654 Wellington N.

Artist: Donna Jensen

3. Beltrame Studio, 1512 N. Nevada St.

Artist: Massimiliano (Max) Beltrame

4. Carson City Historical Society’s Carriage House, 1207 N. Carson Street (behind the Foreman Roberts House) (Restroom available)

Artist: Ronnie Rector

Also, CCHS’s “Notable Women of Eagle Valley” exhibit will be on display

Music by Mylo McCormick, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., both days

5. Bliss Mansion (Sunday 8/22 only), 608 Elizabeth Street (Restroom available), part of the “Garden Party at the Bliss Mansion” event, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

Artists: Cyndy Brenneman, Curtis Kortemeier, Suzy Musil, Penny Rand, Gail Rogers, Patricia Watkins

Music by Three’s a Crowd (12:30 to 2:30 p.m.), New World Jazz Project (3:30 to 5:30 p.m.), and Take This Band (6:00 to 8:00 p.m.)

6. Stillwell Art Studio, 5050 Hells Bells Road

Artists:  Margaret Stillwell, Michael Bond, Victoria Galbraith, Jennifer Schnabel, Irene Taylor, LaVonne Vasick
Music by Colin Ross (Sat. 8/21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sun. 8/22 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.)

7. Indigo Lotus, 403 N. Walsh St.

Artist: Ubon Edmonds

8. Colleen Reynolds Studio, 400 W. King St., Suite 111

Artists: Colleen Reynolds, Anette Rink

9. Nevada Artists Association (NAA) Gallery, 449 W. King Street (Restroom available)
Artist: Kristy Dial

Also, the NAA Summer Show will be on display, including at least one work by each of the 26 artists on the Tour.

Music 8/21 & 8/22 by Brother Dan Palmer (12:00 to 2:00 p.m., both days)

10. Carson City Pottery, 225 S. Richmond Ave.

Artists: Robin McGregor, Rich McGregor, Clair Bridwell, Maggie M

Music – 8/21 cello and ukulele (2:00 to 4:00 p.m.), 8/22 Dale Poune (12:00 to 2:00 p.m.)

11. Carol Brown Studio, 1083 Bandtail Drive

Artist: Carol Brown