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New Showgirl Costume Design Paintings

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Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas Discovers 40-Year-Old Treasure Trove LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas recently added some sparkle to its already impressive collection of performance costume memorabilia – 14 costume design paintings executed by Bill Campbell in the late 1970s for the Donn Arden production show “Hello Hollywood, Hello!” MGM Grand Hotel-Reno’s […]

Las Vegas Lineup photo exhibit takes on ‘Swinging ‘60s’

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Las Vegas Lineup photo exhibit takes on ‘Swinging ‘60s’ LAS VEGAS, Nevada – The collaboration between the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas and the Las Vegas News Bureau to seek the public’s help in identifying the subjects of vintage photographs in an exhibit called “Las Vegas Lineup” not only proved successful with more than 100,000 […]

Eclectic Nevada Exhibit

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Museum’s ‘Eclectic Nevada’ exhibit showcases state’s diversity LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Those who think Nevada is little but sagebrush and alkali dust mixed with an occasional swath of neon will want to check out the newest exhibit at the Nevada State Museum Las Vegas. A year in the making, “Eclectic Nevada,” is an interactive and […]

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 […]

Museum’s photo project preserving Southern Nevada history

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada – One image at a time, the Nevada State Museum Las Vegas is working on a monumental challenge – preserving, and sharing, the history of Southern Nevada. The museum’s Photography Digitization Project, started in 2017, recently surpassed 9,000 digitized images that are available online for researchers, educators and the local community to […]

Delinda Crampton Visit to NSMLV – See what she discovered!

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Delinda Crampton, with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services based in Las Vegas, in collaboration with the Friends of NSMLV, visited the museum and met with some of the curators…and we think she was surprised about everything she discovered!

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 […]