Nevada Museum of Art opens unique Lake Tahoe exhibit in Reno

Ann Wolfe, senior curator of the Nevada Museum of Art, stands next to ``Around the Vast Blue,'' part of a newly opened exhibit `Tahoe: A Visual History'' at the Nevada Museum of Art on Aug. 18, 2015 in Reno, Nev. For the first time, all 15,000-square feet of the museum's gallery space is devoted to a single theme with 400 objects by 175 painters, photographers, architects, basket weavers and sculptors. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first major historical art survey of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra's infamous Donner Pass takes an ambitious trip through two centuries, highlighting the roles of Native Americans and railroad barons and the tourists and scientists trying to halt the loss of clarity in the azure waters.

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