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April 2020

A Taste of Red and White

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas – Special Events Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. in Springs Preserve
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

You are invited to taste red and white wines with our corporate sponsor, Breakthru Beverage Group. Join us in the Special Events room at the Museum. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Purchase online. Must be 21 or older to attend.

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May 2020

Jubilee Reunited

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas – Special Events Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. in Springs Preserve
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States
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Reception reunites alumni of the iconic "Jubilee!"production. Guest Curator of Costume & Textiles Karan Feder to moderate panel discussion of show's history. Limited Seating - $8 in advance, $10 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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July 2020

Pinot’s Palette fundraiser

July 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Pinot’s Palette, 1000 S. Rampart #10
Las Vegas, NV 89145 United States

A group art lesson. All materials provided. You take home your art piece. Sign up online for July date at Rampart/Charleston location on Pinot's Palette website.

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Event Date Title Content Event Category
Wed. 2/5/2020 4:30-7:30 PM Teacher Meetup Training for public school teachers on museum assets for education. Seeking volunteers & donations of bottled water and snacks. Museum event
Sat. 2/15/2020 2-4 PM Obsidian & Neon:Black Art In honor of Black History Month, 2nd in 5 discussions, on “Black Art: Mission or expression” Museum event
Thurs. 2/20/2020 6-7:15 PM Don't Bomb the Bighorn A representative from the Friends of NV Wilderness will speak about the bighorn conservation on the Desert Wildlife Refuge Friends meeting
Sat. 2/22/2020 5:30-11 PM Friends Benefit Night at Romano's Macaroni Grill, 2001 N. Rainbow Blvd. LV 89108 Friends get 20-percent of tab when you tell your server you're there for Friends of NV State Museum LV. Put event flier – available on Friends Facebook – onto your phone Friends fundraiser
Sat. 2/29/2020 2-4 PM Obsidian & Neon: Black Economic Presence In honor of Black History Month, 3rd in 5 discussions, on “Black Economic Presence & Mobility in Sin City.” Museum event
Sat. 3/7/2020 2-4 PM Obsidian & Neon: Black Women Speak In honor of Black History Month, 4th in 5 discussions, on “Black Women Speak.” Museum event
Thurs. 3/19/2020 6-7:15 PM Scientific Hunt for NV's State Flower Jeanne Howerton, local author, speaks about the discovery and naming of NV's state flower Friends meeting
Sat. 3/21/2020 2-4 PM Obsidian & Neon: LGBTQ Lives Matter In honor of Black History Month, last in 5 discussions, on “LGBTQ Lives Matter: Community Within Community.” Museum event
Thurs. 4/16/2020 6-7:15 PM North Las Vegas Kiel Ranch as dude ranch Jeff Alpert, local author, speaks about the history of Kiel Ranch Friends meeting
Sat. 4/18/2020, time TBA Red & White Wine-tasting Friends fundraiser
Sat. 5/2/2020 time TBA Science is Everywhere Off-campus event needs volunteers to staff Museum's demo booth Museum event
Thurs. 5/21/2020 6-7:15 PM Las Vegas Aviation (1940-present) Daniel Bubb, UNLV history professor and commercial pilot, speaks about LV aviation history from WWII forward Friends meeting
Sat. 5/30/2020, 1-3 PM Jubilee! Reunited Karan Feder, guest curator of costume & textiles leads panel discussion on history of the long-running, iconic “Jubilee!” production show. Event includes reception for “Jubilee!” alumni. Friends fundraiser
Thurs. 6/18/2020 6-7:15 PM Evolution of Barrick Museum at UNLV Alisha Kerlin, director of Barrick Museum, discusses the organization's history and goals Friends meeting
Thurs. 7/16/2020 6-7:15 PM Joe Louis legacy George Joseph speaks about his relative Joe Louis, an African-American heavyweight boxer who moved to Las Vegas Friends meeeting
Sun. 7/19/2020 12:30-3 PM Pinot's Palette A group art lesson with take-home art piece Friends fundraiser
Thurs. 8/20/2020 6-7:15 PM NV State Nursery Program Amy Johnson, NV Division Forestry discusses the NV State Nursery program Friends Meeting
September Sat. date and time TBA Fossils, Skeletons & Dinos – Oh My! Family event with crafts, scientific specimens, demonstrations Friends outreach
Thurs. 9/17/2020 6-7:15 PM American Quilting Deb Young, a quilting artist, and Marie Hetrick, a quilting instructor, speak about quilting history & trends Friends meeting
Thurs.10/15/2020 6-7:15 PM Local Bat Species Jessica Brooks, NV Division of Wildlife speaks about Southern Nevada bats Friends meeting
Sun. 11/15/2020 12:30-3 PM Pinot's Palette A group art lessons with take-home piece of art” Friends fundraiser
Thurs. 11/19/2020 6-7:15 PM McCaw School of Mines Garrett Wake of NV Division of Minerals speaks about simulated gold mine associated with McCaw STEAM Academy in Henderson Friends meeting
December date time TBA Barnes & Noble bookfair Bookstore gives Friends percentage of sales of customers who show Friends voucher Friends fundraiser
Thurs.12/17/2020 6-7 PM Dinner social in lieu of general meeting Holiday Potluck. Please bring a snack to share Friends meeting