Featured Exhibits

Janna Ireland on the Architectural Legacy of Paul Revere Williams in Nevada

December 3, 2022 – May 30, 2023

Organized by the Nevada Museum of Art and hosted by the Nevada State Museum, this exhibition features the contemporary photography of Janna Ireland, who explores the important contributions of architect Paul R. Williams (1894-1980) in Nevada. Williams was the first licensed African American architect to work in the western ... Read More

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Permanent Exhibits

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Permanent Gallery

The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas offers an interactive visitor experience that interprets the history of Nevada dating back millions of years to the present. ... Read More

Permanent Gallery

Hallway Galleries

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GI Glamour: Barbara Gates and the Women’s Army Corps

GI Glamour: Barbara Gates and the Women’s Army Corps

In 1944, Barbara Gates (1916-1980) of Las Vegas, NV enlisted in the Women’s Army Corp (WAC). Barbara ... Read More

Hallway Galleries

Las Vegas; Wedding Capital of the World

Las Vegas; Wedding Capital of the World

In celebration of the 5 millionth wedding license being issued in Clark County, we have selected a traditional western ... Read More

Hallway Galleries

Glitz and Glamour

We selected three dresses, and some accessories, that epitomize the eras in which they were made and worn.  Although fashions have changed from the understated ... Read More

Hallway Galleries