Calendar of Events
On June 23 the Friends are holding a
Hats, Handbags & History fundraiser!
Join us for a fun afternoon in the Special Events Room 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 much needed funds for the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas (NSMLV)
- View never seen before hat and handbags from the NSMLV collection
- Learn about the history of hats and handbags across the centuries with a presentation from Karan Feder, guest curator of costume and textiles, NSMLV
We have enough purses! Thank you to all donors!
Prize for attendee wearing the best hat, tiara or fascinator!
Join us for a glass of sparkling wine and refreshments – reserve your place below!
|2018 EVENTS, NV STATE MUSEUM, LV
All events held at the museum and are free with paid admission or membership. No registration required unless otherwise noted. Friends general meetings are the 3rd Thurs. of month. The museum is at 309 S. Valley View Blvd., inside Springs Preserve, LV 89107
|DATE||TIME||EVENT||SPEAKER/LEADER||CONTEXT||Thurs Jun 21||6-7 pm||History of Burlesque||Dustin Wax, executive director of Burlesque Hall of Fame||Friends General Meeting|
|Sat Jun 23||2-4 pm||Hats, Handbags and History Fundraising Event, with special museum exhibit||Karan Feder, Guest Curator of Costumes and Textiles||Friends Event *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*|
|Sat June 23||1-5 pm||Archaeology||Education Room||Family Summer Program|
|Sat Jun 30||2-4 pm||Meet Shonisaurus popularis, Nevada’s State Fossil||Paige dePolo, paleontologist researcher||Friends Workshop|
|Sat June 30||1-5 pm||Micro-Adventures||Education Room||Family Summer Program|
|Sat July 7||1-5 pm||Mining||Education Room||Family Summer Program|
|Sat July 14||1-5 pm||Sports in Nevada||Education Room||Family Summer Program|
|Thurs Jul 19||6-7 pm||Endangered NV Landmarks||Shae Smith Cox, deputy director of Preserve Nevada||Friends General Meeting|
|Sat July 21||1-5 pm||Pioneer||Education Room||Family Summer Program|
|Sat July 28||1-5 pm||Desert Seasons||Education Room||Family Summer Program||Sat July 28||7-8:30 pm||Dino Discovery Family Night||Sponsored by Friends||Special event|
|Sat August 4||1-5 pm||Bug Detectives||Education Room||Family Summer Program|
|Thurs Aug 16||6-7 pm||Those Dam Women – the Women that Helped Build the Hoover Dam||Dennis McBride, Director NSMLV||Friends General Meeting|
|Sat Aug 25||2-4 pm||Preserving Archaeology through Photography||Samantha Rubinson, State Historic Preservation Office||Southern NV Archaeology Speaker Series|
|Thurs Sep 20||6-7 pm||Challenges, highlights of cultural preservation in Nevada||Rayette Martin of Nevadans for Cultural Preservation||Friends General Meeting|
|Sat Oct. 13||2-4 pm||Archaeological Resources Protection Act Training||Kelly Turner, United States Forest Service||Southern NV Archaeology Speaker Series|
|Thurs Oct 18||6-7 pm||Atomic Testing Museum and Nevada’s role in testing||Michael Hall of Atomic Testing Museum||Friends General Meeting|
|Sat Nov. 10||2-4 pm||Bone Identification for Beginners||Virginia Lucas, UNLV||Southern NV Archaeology Speaker Series|
|Thurs Nov 15||6-7 pm||Las Vegas’ Hispanic heritage||Lynette Sawyer, executive director Hispanic Museum of LV||Friends General Meeting|
|Thurs Dec 20||6-7 pm||Holiday Potluck||Friends officers||Friends General Meeting|
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|Museum event for children|
|Springs Preserve event|
|Visitor survey,need volunteer|