Lost City Museum

Photo: Good signage Favorite places: Lost City Museum History In 1935 the Lost City Museum was built by the National Park Service to exhibit artifacts that were being excavated from Pueblo Grande de Nevada. Ancestral Puebloan sites were threatened by the waters of Lake Mead as it backed up behind the newly built Hoover Dam. …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Photo Breaking News (July 2018) – The Hall of Fame has announced its plan to move to a new location. Details on Vital Vegas and Pinside. Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 East Tropicana, a 10,000-square warehouse with …

Museums Links

Links related to museums presented in somewhat random fashion Headlines http://museumtwo.blogspot.com/2015/09/fighting-for-inclusion.html http://nmnh.typepad.com/100years/2015/07/how-to-make-a-stegosaurus.html http://www.thecultureist.com/2015/03/05/must-see-green-museums – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/must-see-green-museums http://www.citylab.com/tech/2015/03/the-smithsonians-ban-on-selfie-sticks-is-really-about-how-we-experience-art/386752 http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2005/09/how_to_walk_thr.html A trip to the museum – TED Are Museum Apps Boring? Science Museum Creates Stunning 2 Billion-Point 3D Model Of Shipping Galleries With 275 Lasers Both Sides of the Screen: Museums Seeking Balance in a Digital Age Subverting …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Brush Shelter = Kawnee = Wikiup One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group …

Pop-Up Museum

Buzzwords Pop-Up Museum = Short-term exhibition that facilitates conversations and social bridging Here’s the definition from the Pop-Up Museum Blog a short-term institution existing in a temporary space. a way to catalyze conversations among diverse people, mediated by their objects. https://www.facebook.com/PopUpMuseum Elsewhere on the Web Pop Up Museum – Creative Exchange – @CreateExchange @santacruzmah Lessons …

International Museum Day 2018

Photo: Neon Boneyard (Las Vegas) May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2018 and #InternationalMuseumDay To celebrate please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums on the social web. Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2017, …

International Museum Day

Photo May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Planeta.com Museums 05 • May • Mayo International Museum Day 2018 2017 International Museum Day

50th Anniversary Year for Clark County Museum

Photo: 4.20 Party Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 History On April 20, 1968, the very first public museum in the Vegas Valley opened in a condemned gymnasium in downtown Henderson. Fifty years later, the Clark County Museum has moved, changed names and become a pre-eminent location for learning the history of Southern Nevada. Coinciding with the anniversary, the …

Museums

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Ready for a party? International Museum Day is celebrated around the world on May 18 …

2017 International Museum Day

Photo: Queensland Museum May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2017 and #InternationalMuseumDay Please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums to celebrate. Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2016, more than 35,000 museums participated in the event in some 145 …