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Museum’s photo collaboration garners another national award

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June 4, 2019 Contact: Guy Clifton (775) 687-0646, gclifton@travelnevada.com Museum’s photo collaboration garners another national award LAS VEGAS, Nevada – An innovative collaborative project between the Las Vegas News Bureau, Nevada State Museum Las Vegas and the greater Las Vegas community and visitors to identify people in thousands of historic photographs continues to earn national […]

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 […]

Nevada State Museum Las Vegas honored as ‘best of the best’

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Nevada State Museum Las Vegas has been recognized as the “best of the best” museum at the TMG Entertainment Network’s 25th Silver State Awards. The awards program honors and recognizes excellence and exemplary achievements by individuals and entities in Nevada and winners are selected via online voting as a “people’s choice” […]

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 […]