Friends of NSMLV General Meeting via Zoom11/19/20206:00pm

The Friends of NSMLV monthly general meeting is open to the public.

Garrett Wake, chief of the Southern NV Division of Minerals, will talk about Ways to View Nevada Geology with reference to the nonprofit McCaw School of Mines located next to […]

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Pinots Palette Fundraiser with the Friends of NSMLV11/15/20202:00pm

Join the Friends of Nevada State Museum for a fun day of painting at this holiday fundraiser

When:  November 15 from 2-4:30 pm
Where:  Pinots Palette in Boca Park at 1000 S. Rampart Suite 10, Las Vegas, NV 89145
What: […]

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Dining Fundraiser by the Friends of NSMLV10/27/20205:00pm

On Tuesday 27th October, the Friends will be holding fundraiser in collaboration with the Cafe Zupas at 7020 S. Rainbow Blvd., LV 89118. Phone: 702-538-8030.

The Friends receive 20 percent of tabs of parties who mention the Friends either when […]

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Friends Picnic at Lorenzi Park10/17/202010:30am

The Friends of NSMLV are holding a socially distanced picnic at Lorenzi Park that will allow attendees to group on the shaded lawns as they wish on Saturday October 17th from 10:30am. - 12:30pm.

Besides getting to chat and eating lunch, they'll […]

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Townsend's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii)
Friends of NSMLV General Meeting – via Zoom10/15/20206:00pm

The Friends of NSMLV monthly general meeting is open to the public.

Townsend's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii)

The speakers topic for the Friends October General Meeting is "Nevada Bat Species."

Jennifer Brooke, from the […]

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Friends of NSMLV – ‘Stuff A Truck’ Fundraising Event09/26/20209:00am

The Friends of NSMLV are holding a fundraising event on Saturday, September 26th, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This is the second annual Stuff-a-Truck donation campaign when they will be collecting all your old small household items; clothing, small […]

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Friends of NSMLV – The Life and Legacy of Joe Louis07/16/20206:00pm

The Life and Legacy of Joe Louis
This is a Friends of NSMLV Zoom Meeting Event

Discover more about the legacy of Joe Louis – one of the most historically influential and greatest boxers of all time.  Not only an outstanding sportsman, […]

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Friends of NSMLV Fundraiser with Cafe Zupas05/12/20204:00pm

Please join the Friends of the Nevada State Museum Las Vegas to raise funds to support the museum projects!

Happening at
Café Zupa’s at 7521 W. Lake Mead
only on Tuesday May 12th between 4pm - 8pm.

This is all you need to […]

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This Museum Rocks!11/17/20181:00pm

Friends of NSMLV Present: This Museum Rocks!

Museum curators will talk Nov. 17 about mining, Nevada's minerals & semi-precious stones, and the history of jewelry from ancient to modern.

Never-before-displayed museum collections will […]

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Jewelry Making11/17/20183:30pm

Linda Higgins Stanley, an accomplished jewelry designer, will teach this class in the Education Room at the museum. The price includes jewelry-making tools for you take to take home, along with your choice of stones to make a sterling silver […]

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Friends of NSMLV: Those Dam Women08/16/20186:00pm
Friends General Meeting and museum director Dennis McBride will present "Those Dam Women – the Women that Helped Build the Hoover Dam"
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Friends of NSMLV: Endangered Nevada Landmarks07/19/20186:00pm
Friends of NSMLV General Meeting and a discussion about Nevada's Endangered Landmarks with Shae Smith Cox, deputy director of Preserve Nevada  
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Friends of NSMLV: Meet Nevada’s State Fossil06/30/20182:00pm

Paige dePolo is a visiting researcher at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas studying the ichthyosaur Shonisaurus popularis (our state fossil). A northern Nevada native, Paige graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2016 and recently finished […]

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Hats & Handbags & History06/23/20182:00pm

On June 23 the Friends are holding a Hats, Handbags & History fundraiser!

Join us for a fun afternoon at the museum, 2-4 p.m. on June 23 (Saturday). Admission is free!

Bid on your favorite handbag in our silent auction and raise […]

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Friends of NSMLV: History of Burlesque06/21/20186:00pm

Dustin Wax, executive director of the Burlesque Hall of Fame, will talk about the art-entertainment form that his museum preserves and promotes.  Wax's museum, located in downtown Las Vegas, is a not-for-profit organization that began in the 1980s […]

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Gallery Gala01/27/20186:00pm

Join the Friends of NSMLV for a chance to see what the museum offers & how the Friends enhance the museum. Dress is casual and chic. There will be free appetizers and drinks, with fun activities and prizes until 8 pm. The museum galleries will be […]

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