Boneyard Ball Bottom

The board of trustees request the honor of your presence for a glowing celebration!

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Boneyard Ball Top

Saturday, February 10, 2018

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Hard Rock Cafe Top

We need your help to make it rock again for all the world to enjoy!

Save the Hard Rock Guitar

The Hard Rock Café Las Vegas opened in 1990 and closed on New Year’s Eve 2016. Its beautiful guitar sign, which graced the corner of Harmon and Paradise Roads, was the first of its kind in the world. During those years, it was featured in countless Hollywood productions and became an iconic symbol of our great city. We are excited that the sign’s designer and owner, Young Electric Sign Co., has decided to donate the iconic piece to the Neon Museum!

It’s up to us to preserve this jewel. Our goal is to raise $350,000 in this very special fundraising campaign to transport the sign to the Neon Museum and install it in the Neon Boneyard. Additionally, these funds will establish an endowment for its ongoing care and maintenance. 100% of your donation will go toward making the Hard Rock Guitar sign shine for all the world to enjoy. The Neon Museum is conducting this special fundraising campaign on its own without utilizing an expensive crowdfunding platform to collect donations.

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Be recognized for your contribution!

Donors of $250 or more will be invited to attend the light-up party for the Hard Rock sign after its installation in the Neon Boneyard. Donors of $100 or more will be recognized by name on a plaque at the base of the Hard Rock sign. Prominence of name dependent on donation level. All donors will be recognized by name on the Neon Museum website and in our Annual Report.

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All donors will be entered into a raffle to win a beautiful neon art piece:
List of donation levels with amount of tickets below.

  • $1 - $100
    1 Ticket
  • $101 - $250
    2 Tickets
  • $251 - $500
    3 Tickets
  • $501 - $1,000
    5 Tickets
  • $1,001 - $2,500
    10 Tickets
  • $2,501 - $5,000
    20 Tickets

Save the Hard Rock Guitar


This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to preserve and display this gorgeous piece of Las Vegas’ Neon history. We hope you’ll join us in this cause! You can help us reach our $350,000 goal by sharing this appeal with your friends and encourage them to make a donation, too.

Sincerely,

Rob McCoy

Rob McCoy, President & Chief Executive Officer Las Vegas Neon Museum

Thank You

Thank you for sharing your Love Story with us!

Donors

Thank You to Our Donors
This list reflect monetary and in-kind donations received from March 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018.

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Inaugural Boneyard Ball

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Educational Photos

Photos on this page are from the Neon Museum’s collection and are related to the Museum’s educational lesson plans and activities. They intended for use by educators. Those wishing to obtain photos for other usage, please email our Public Relations and Marketing department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Junior Interpreter guided tours

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Join us on Saturday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m. for our next Junior Interpreter led tour.  

Join us for an interactive learning experience on art, design and the science behind the signs. Junior Interpreter tours are led by the Neon Museum's middle and high school age volunteers and are offered once a month from September through May, with tickets becoming available at the beginning of each month. This program is designed for families and children ages 4 and up. 

Junior Interpreter tours cost $5 (ages 6 and under are free) and advance registration is required. Adults may not attend without children. Tickets may be reserved HERE.

National Artist Residency and Artist Labs

The Neon Museum National Artist Residency (AIR) is designed to expand the interpretive potential of the collection while providing artists the opportunity to create new work in an unconventional setting. Each residency is accompanied by programming to engage the community and museum visitors, providing exposure to new artists and a fresh perspective on the collection.

Artist Labs are collaborations between artists and the Neon Museum education department that are designed for short term engagement (weekend, for example), with the expectation that Lab experiences will be further developed by the Museum for arts education programs.  Artist Labs are grant funded and are currently by invitation only.

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 Whitney Lynn, Neon Museum National Artist in Residence 2016

Allison Wiese Allison Wiese, Neon Museum National Artist in Residence 2017

Currently, the Neon Museum hosts a National Artist Residency, welcoming artists or a group of artists to create new work engaging patrons of all ages.  The Neon Museum encourages artists or a group of artists working in the fields of visual or performing arts, or new genres, to reside in Las Vegas, Nevada, for eight weeks to develop a project and engage the community, including hosting an artist talk and a studio open house.

The following is provided to artists accepted for participation in the Museum's National AIR Program:

Support for the implementation of public programs in conjunction with the AIR; support with the development of programs where necessary.

Access to onsite collection and archives where appropriate. 

Curatorial support as needed. 

Marketing and publicity.

Documentation.

Honorarium.


Deadline to submit:  Friday, February 9, 2018 at 5 p.m. PST.

Click here for application instructions.

 

 

Boneyard Bash

Enjoy the bewitching atmosphere of the Neon Boneyard
after dark. On this night the fantastical lore of
childhood fairy tales receive a ghoulishly eerie twist.

  • RAFFLE PRIZES
  • GIVEAWAYS
  • COSTUME CONTEST
  • COMPLIMENTARY BEER, WINE AND SIGNATURE COCKTAIL*
  • BIRTHDAY CUPCAKES
  • CHEFFINI’S HOT DOGS
  • SOUVENIR PHOTOS
  • MUSIC BY TOTECITY

*WHILE SUPPLIES LAST; CASH BAR ALSO AVAILABLE

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Weddings & Special Events


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The Neon Museum is the newest option in special events for those searching for an unforgettable Las Vegas venue with both a vintage and a modern flair. We are a Las Vegas historical institution dedicated to the preservation and celebration of some of the city's most distinctive architectural landmarks as well as a venue for your special event!

Plan your special event!

Wedding Day in Las VegasPlanning a fabulous Las Vegas wedding? Enjoy your magical day here at the Neon Museum. Our staff is ready to assist you in planning for this occasion. Couples may build their own quick wedding package in the North Gallery or the Neon Boneyard Park  with options that include photo opportunities, celebratory treats and more! The North Gallery offers an incomparable picturesque outdoor experience where you’ll be surrounded by dozens of vintage neon signs, while the Neon Boneyard Park is an adjacent public park celebrating the Museum’s indelible mark on the City of Las Vegas. 

The Neon Museum can also host special events of all sizes; from large corporate events to small intimate gatherings. For larger events, guests may want to consider the main Neon Boneyard, which can accommodate up to 400, and allow our exclusive caterers to guide them through the event planning process.

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Plan A Photo Shoot

img planaphotoshootOver the years, the Neon Boneyard has become one of the most popular destinations for photography and filming in Las Vegas.

From movies and TV shows to music videos, from commercial and artistic photography to wedding and personal shoots, the Neon Museum’s collection has appeared in thousands of images across the globe. Revenue generated from commercial and professional shoots assists the Neon Museum in our ongoing efforts to preserve, display and expand the collection. For this reason, commercial photography and photo use are both strictly controlled.  

During public tours, guests are welcome to take photographs for personal enjoyment, but commercial photography is not permitted. No photography equipment except for a camera is permitted on public tours. The Neon Boneyard, and the adjacent North Gallery, are available for specially scheduled photo and video shoots by individuals, professionals and organizations. Usage fees apply and vary according to the type and scale of shoot, size of participating crew, staffing requirements, and proposed image use and distribution. Interested guests can receive more information or schedule a photo shoot online. Please note that business hours for photo and film shoots are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Generally two weeks’ notice is required to accommodate photo shoots; we do not accommodate same day or next day requests.

Book a Photo Shoot Today 

Contact Us

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770 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Phone:
(702) 387-6366

  

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