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SOLD OUT Science is Everywhere at the Museum!
April 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
When cooking, crafting, playing, or exploring, science is all around us. Join us for Science is Everywhere at the Nevada State Museum. The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas has thousands of specimens in its collections. They range from beautiful gems and bizarre bugs, to ancient artifacts from indigenous peoples and titanic fossil bones. Hear directly from the museum’s curators and volunteers as they walk you through collections not on view to the public. Get updates on their latest research for Southern Nevada.
SOLD OUT behind-the-scenes tours of the Natural History collection. Tours last about 45 minutes and are limited to 20 people/tour. Tours are available at 10 am, 11 am, 2 pm, and 3 pm on Sunday, April 28. Rendezvous with your tour guide in the museum lobby 10 minutes before the tour start time.
|Event Date||Title||Content||Event Category|
|Thurs. 7/19/19 6:00 PM||General meeting||Jessica Samuelson of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service speaks about Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge migratory bird species||Friends Event|
|Sat. 6/22/2019 1-5 PM||Summer Family Program||Try out some old fashoned toys and make some of your own to take home!||Museum Event for children|
|Sat. 6/29/2019 1-5 PM||Summer Family Program||Discover ways aviation has been a part of the Nevada story.||Museum Event for children|
|Sat. 7/6/2019 1-5 PM||Summer Family Program||See works of art by local artists and try some artistic techniques yourself!||Museum Event for children|
|Sat. 7/13/2019 1-5 PM||Summer Family Program||From Hoover Dam to Hyperloop, explore Nevada engineering feats.||Museum Event for children|
|Sat. 7/20/2019 1-5 PM||Summer Family Program||Explore you inner superstar by making a headdress, practicing puppeteering skills, and learning magic tricks.||Museum Event for children|
|Sat. 7/27/2019 1-5 PM||Summer Family Program||Come sit by the campfire and hear stories about Nevada. Get inspired to write your own story!||Museum Event for children|
|Sat. 8/3/2019 1-5 PM||Summer Family Program||Escape the summer heat by imagining at time when Nevada was at the bottom of a sea ruled by ichthyosaurs.||Museum Event for children|
|Thurs. 8/15/19 6:00 PM||General Meeting||Kish LaPierre, USAF archaeologist will discuss Nevada rock art||Friends Event|
|Thurs. 9/19/19 6:00 PM||General Meeting||Fawn Douglas of UNLV's American Indian Research and Education Center will speak about Paiute history and culture||Friends Event|
|Thurs. 10/17/19 6:00 PM||General Meeting||Rebecca Lynn Palmer, State Historic Preservation Officer, will speak about historic markers in Clark County||Friends Event|
|Thurs. 11/21/19 6:00 PM||General Meeting||Amy Johnson, the Nevada Division of Forestry Nursery Manager in Las Vegas will speak.||Friends Event|
|Thurs. 11/28/19 8:00 AM||Thanksgiving||Outside organization||Sat. 12/14/2019 all day||Barnes and Noble Book Fair||Join us on Saturday Dec. 14 at Barnes and Noble book store, 8915 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89117 for a book fair. On that day, the Friends of Nevada State Museum Las Vegas receive a percentage of all sales at the store and cafe.||Friends Event|
|Thurs. 12/19/19 6:00 PM||General Meeting||Holiday Potluck. Please bring a dish to share.||Friends Event|