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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 […]

The Artistry of Pete Menefee – Exhibit Opening & Panel Discussion

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Exhibition Opening Reception & Panel Discussion Saturday, August 12 at 1 PM – 3 PM The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas is proud to present a new exhibition celebrating the extraordinary artistry of costume designer Pete Menefee. A multiple Emmy-Award-winning costume designer, Pete Menefee is famed for his inimitable work with musical superstars, variety productions, […]

NSMLV Summer Programs 2017

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Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 12 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities, and art projects. No registration is required, and programs are free with regular museum admission. For more information, please call 702-822-8746 […]
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Fossils from Tule Springs on Exhibit

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On June 25, 2015 the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas received fossil specimens from the National Park Services Tule Springs Fossil Bed National Monument from the San Bernardino County Museum in California. The museum is acting as a temporary repository for over 10,000 specimens until the National Park Service can build their own facilities at […]
Folies Bergere in glittering letters

Les Folies Bergère: Entertaining Las Vegas One Rhinestone at a Time

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Les Folies Bergère: Entertaining Las Vegas One Rhinestone at a Time An exhibition of Folies Bergère photographs, artwork, and stage costume. The exhibition explores the beauty, artistry, and extravagance of Vegas’ longest running Parisian cabaret show. Included in the exhibit are rarely seen photographs, artwork, documents, oral and video histories and spectacular stage costumes from […]