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:​​​​

  • International Communicator Award Segments | Airs July 4
    Three recent Arteffects segments have received International Communicator awards. Host Beth Macmillan and producers present those stories.
           More from this episode:

           •   Ali Armstrong:
           •   STAGES Dance Film (Moderngram):
  • Reno Rodeo Mural | Airs July 11
    You may have noticed a large mural being painted along Sutro Street in Reno. Meet the man behind the mural, Erik Burke, whose art is commemorating 100 years of the Reno Rodeo.
  • Art Belongs Here | Airs July 18
    The City of Reno launched The Art Belongs Here initiative to add public art to Reno neighborhoods. Community members selected the projects that would revitalize their respective locations. Learn more about the initiative and enjoy its results.
  • Young Chautauqua | Airs July 25
    The Great Basin Young Chautauqua is a nationally recognized and award-winning youth program that lets young scholars portray historical characters and engage an audience through monologues and lively discussions... both in and out of character!

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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