exhibits

El Mes de la Herencia Hispana

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En reconocimiento de el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, el museo Nevada State Museum Las Vegas develará su primer exhibición totalmente bilingüe haciendo honor a artistas que han jugado un papel fundamental en la historia de Las Vegas. “Latin Leyends” o “Iconos Latinos” es una exhibición fotográfica que fue creada con la colaboración de el […]

Hispanic Heritage Month

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada – In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Nevada State Museum Las Vegas is unveiling its first fully bilingual exhibit and tipping its cap to Spanish-speaking entertainers who have played a vital role in Las Vegas history. “Latin Legends” is a photo exhibit and a collaboration among the museum, the Las Vegas […]

Nevada State Museum Las Vegas opens new ‘showgirl’ exhibit

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Bally’s Las Vegas’ signature showgirl show, “Jubilee,” has been dark since 2016 – following a 35-year run, but the Nevada State Museum Las Vegas is intent on keeping the show’s memory alive by way of a few new exhibitions. In June, the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas opened a new permanent […]

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas partners with Bally’s Las Vegas to exhibit original ‘Jubilee’ costumes and design renderings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2019 Contact: Guy Clifton (775) 687-0646, gclifton@travelnevada.com Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas partners with Bally’s Las Vegas to exhibit original ‘Jubilee’ costumes and design renderings LAS VEGAS, Nevada – A new permanent exhibit space at the Nevada State Museum’s “Showgirl Wall” will reunite and display original “Jubilee” design renderings alongside […]

The Spanish Influenza Pandemic in Las Vegas

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John Przybys of the Las Vegas Review-Journal recently visited the museum to talk to Ilana Short about the Spanish Influenza (flu) Pandemic, which swept the world in 1918-1919. Ms. Short is in charge of the museum’s photo collection and public outreach. She also creates exhibits, such as the popular touring exhibit Las Vegas Lineup.  For […]

Ranching in the High Desert – Five Generations, One Family

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Ranching in the High Desert Five Generations, One Family Photography by Jeff Scheid Opening Program and Reception Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm No industry is more linked to Nevada’s past than ranching. Ranching was an economic mainstay in the region before statehood, and before flashier industries such as mining and gaming […]
Two Deserts One Sky

Two Deserts, One Sky

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Join us for the opening of our new exhibit: Two Deserts, One Sky A Student Collaboration Between Rajasthan, India and Southern Nevada, U.S.A. This innovative collaboration was developed to connect students, ages 8-12, in the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada with their peers in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, India in an effort to promote […]
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5 Tips for Museum Selfies

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In honor of Museum Selfie Day (01/18/2017), the staff at NSMLV has compiled very serious and helpful tips to make sure you get the most out of your selfies. Museums are stuffy places of great dignity and photos should reflect that time-honored tradition. Museum selfies are a fun way to become part of the story […]
Albums from the Greeno Collection on Exhibit

Branding Las Vegas, 1941 – 1958: Highlights from the Greeno Collection

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On July 8, 2016, the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas opened a new exhibit titled Branding Las Vegas, 1941 – 1958: Highlights from the Greeno Collection. The exhibit describes, with artifacts from the recently acquired Richard and Nancy Greeno Collection of Las Vegas memorabilia and photographs from the Museum’s J. Florian Mitchell Collection, how the […]