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:​​ ​​​​​

  • Air Brush Art | Airs September 14
    Meet artist John Schmitz and see how he creates photorealistic images with masterful techniques in airbrushing.
  • BAC Summer Concert Series | Airs September 21
    The Brewery Arts Center is utilizing the power of free, live music.
  • Ali Armstrong | Airs September 28
    Get inspired by the creations of wildlife artist Ali Armstrong, whose artwork provokes a call to action to protect the precious creatures of our world.
  • Photography Compilation | Airs October 5
    Watch a photography specific episode as we revisit four past ARTEFFECTS segments.
  • Ballet Folklorico | Airs October 12
    A dance group that brings the culture and spirit of Mexico to life through dances passed down through generations.
  • Killbuck | Airs October 26
    An artist creates work ranging from steampunk-themed oddities to historic scenes filled with sideshow banners and noodle-western flair.

Funding for ARTEFFECTS is made possible by the June S. Wisham Trust, Kate & Richard Kenny, Nell J. Redfield Foundation,
Kathie Priebe, Heidemarie Rochlin and the annual contributions of KNPB members. 


The June S. Wisham Trust  Kate & Richard Kenny   


Nell J Redfield FoundationKathie PriebeHeidemarie Rochlin

With support from

Nevada Arts CouncilNational Endowment for the ArtsCity of Reno
Nevada HumanitiesNational Endowment for the HumanitiesCarol Franc Buck


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

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