There is a lot of ground to cover in the Downtown Las Vegas Art District. The 20-block neighborhood boasts seemingly endless fun things to do, from catching a bite to eat at one of the many dining spots to exploring the latest art exhibit or late-night event.
Arts & Culture
The Neon Museum in Las Vegas has named Thomas Putzier, a queer Minneapolis-based conceptual artist and designer, as its seventh Artist in Residence. He will focus on the role neon signage has played in serving as visual representatives of “expression, personality and leisure.”
From Oct. 27 to Oct. 30, The Neon Museum will host a four-day event, Duck Duck Shed: Celebrating Las Vegas Architecture, Design, and Culture. The new event will recognize the iconic architecture that defines Sin City as a cultural hub.
Juneteenth is being celebrated and embraced in whole new ways this year—with Nevada emerging as just one of many states set to host celebratory events aplenty. Here’s exactly how to celebrate Juneteenth 2022 in Nevada this year.
Kicking off in July, The Neon Museum will host STEAM Saturdays on the second Saturday of every month. The new program will host fun and hands-on activities, presentations and demonstrations designed to promote creative and critical thinking.
Santa Fe-based arts and entertainment company Meow Wolf brought its second permanent exhibition, Omega Mart, to the AREA15 entertainment district in Las Vegas last year, and it has become a must-see attraction in Las Vegas.
The Neon Museum has joined Blue Star Museums and more than 2,000 museums across the U.S. to offer active-duty military personnel and their families free general admission to the Neon Boneyard in Las Vegas this summer.
Even with school out and summer fun abundant, there are still plenty of opportunities to tap into some good old-fashioned, educational fun. Fortunately for kiddos and parents alike, Nevada has a number of informative museums that cover everything from the state’s history to Southwest art and even a haunted fable or two.
Las Vegas has a reputation for a lot of different things—but Sin City’s wide selection of ongoing shows and residencies is arguably its most alluring quality. As Vegas adapts to a new, more pandemic-friendly way of life, the city’s major lineup of upcoming Spring Residencies has officially been set—and these are all shows you aren’t going to want to miss. Here are the top Las Vegas Residencies to see through the spring and beyond.
If you’re going to do Vegas, you might as well do it right—and snap pics in front of the town’s most Instagrammable spots while you’re at it.