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:​​​​

  • Artown Poster | Airs May 30
    See how the creators of this year’s Artown poster celebrate the arts and culture of our region by creating a design that’s one for the books!
  • Handmade Neckties | Airs June 13
    Italian-born artist Pasquale Iovinella selects his own materials, and creates beautiful neckties by hand right here in Reno.
  • Hunter Howatt | Airs June 20
    Enter the world of fine art reproduction to help artists turn their art into perfect prints.
  • Mahkwuhoo Meditation | Airs June 27
    We introduce you to a new guided meditation process.

Funding for ARTEFFECTS is made possible by 


Bently Foundation


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


Watch ARTEFFECTS Thursdays at 8:30 pm o
catch repeat broadcasts Sundays at 6:30 pm on KNPB 5.1.

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