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:​​​​​

  • Artisan Cocktails | Airs November 14
    Dive into the art of cocktail making and visit local specialists skilled in the art of mixology.
  • Beard Art | Airs November 21
    In the spirit of "No Shave November," learn about the art of beards.
  • Native American Art Compilation | November 28
    Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with us as we revisit past ARTEFFECTS segments.

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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