KNPB brings viewers the exciting stories of our region, its artists and the power of their work in the series ARTEFFECTS. Join our host Beth Macmillan from Reno’s Artown Festival each week for an episode that features KNPB produced segments along with additional segments submitted by partner stations nationwide in conjunction with the public television Major Market Group.

Upcoming Episodes:​​ ​​​​

  • Chad Sweet | Airs January 19
    Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Reno Little Theater and meet technical director and production manager, Chad Sweet.
  • Reno Street Art VR Project | Airs January 26
    Enter the @Reality lab located at University of Nevada Reno, where you can take a tour of Reno’s sprawling public art through a cutting edge virtual reality gallery.
  • Andreana Donahue​ | Airs February 2
    Explore Donahue’s newest exhibit “Wintering Over” at the OXS Gallery at the Nevada Arts Council and learn about her creative process.
  • The Art of Jewelry-Making​ | Airs February 9
    Jewelry comes in all different shapes and colors. It can be made with glass, wire, beads, or practically anything you could think of. Join the Arteffects team as we meet a few jewelry artists and learn their craft.
  • The Reno Phil​ | Airs February 16
    The Reno Philharmonic enlists composer Zhou Tian to come to town and prepare a unique piece of music to collectively honor the Phil’s 50th anniversary and the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad.
  • Katherine Case​ | Airs February 23
    Meet printmaker Katherine Case of Reno and learn how she creates linoleum carvings.

Funding for ARTEFFECTS is made possible by Newman's Own Foundation, the Nell J. Redfield Foundation,
Carol Franc Buck, Heidemarie Rochlin and the annual contributions of KNPB members. 

Newman's Own Foundation

Nell J Redfield Foundation

   Carol Franc Buck  

   Heidemarie Rochlin  


With support from
Nevada Arts CouncilNational Endowment for the ArtsNevada HumanitiesNational Endowment for the Humanities

Airs Fridays at 8:30 pm and repeats Sundays at 6:30 pm on KNPB Channel 5.1.

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