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Vegas exhibit preserves traditions of Southern Mexico

Vegas exhibit preserves traditions of Southern Mexico

Fashion and family go hand in hand in the Family Flowers (Flores Familiares) exhibit on display at the Nevada State Museum throughout 2013. The exhibit showcases handmade, regional traditional costumes and intricately embroidered clothing made by Las Vegas folk artist Romeo Sigüenza, or handed down by his relatives. Each vibrantly colored piece on display is shrouded in [...]

Collective Soul

Collective Soul

The Nevada State Museum is reborn at the Springs Preserve By Renée LiButti (All photos by Ryan Shewchuk) Vegas.com Park the DeLorean. Unhand the remote control. Step out of the phone booth. You won’t need any of the clever contraptions from “Back to the Future,” “Click” or “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” in Las Vegas. [...]

‘Lost’ Vegas history lives on in the Nevada State Museum

‘Lost’ Vegas history lives on in the Nevada State Museum

Mighty prehistoric creatures, railroads, saloons, the mob and Googie architecture: yep, it’s got to be Vegas history. The modest-looking Las Vegas branch of the Nevada State Museum covers a tremendous span of local history in its walls, and best of all: you can visit for free. Quite a bit of this museum is dedicated to [...]

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