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DOCENT COUNCIL The Lost City Museum Docent Council was formed in 1981 with the purpose of providing service to The Lost City Museum. Docents are the backbone of the museum and help out in many exciting areas. Opportunities are available at the admissions desk, leading school tours, assisting in collections or with special events. This […]

Museums a part of life for new Lost City Museum director

Jenny Strayer might be one of the few who can say she had Henry Ford as her babysitter. Well, technically, it was the Henry Ford Museum, where Strayer spent much of her childhood in Dearborn, Mich. “My father was an engineer at Ford and worked right across the street from the Henry Ford Museum,” Strayer […]

Lost City exhibit honors designer of iconic Las Vegas sign

OVERTON, Nevada – The Lost City Museum and Neon Museum in Las Vegas are collaborating on an exhibit honoring the late renowned sign designer Betty Willis, whose creations include the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign.. Willis was born and raised in Overton, home of the Lost City Museum. She died there at age […]

Lost City exhibit honors designer of iconic Las Vegas sign

OVERTON, Nevada – The Lost City Museum and Neon Museum in Las Vegas are collaborating on an exhibit honoring the late renowned sign designer Betty Willis, whose creations include the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign.. Willis was born and raised in Overton, home of the Lost City Museum. She died there at age […]

Neon Museum exhibit at The Lost City Museum

  The Neon Museum is honoring renowned sign designer Betty Willis in a small exhibit at the Lost City Museum in Overton, NV. Willis designed Las Vegas’ most iconic emblem, the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, as well as the distinctive signs for the Moulin Rouge and the Blue Angel Motel, among others. The […]

Neon Museum exhibit at The Lost City Museum

  The Neon Museum is honoring renowned sign designer Betty Willis in a small exhibit at the Lost City Museum in Overton, NV. Willis designed Las Vegas’ most iconic emblem, the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, as well as the distinctive signs for the Moulin Rouge and the Blue Angel Motel, among others. The […]