After Howard, Before The Mirage
"After Howard, Before The Mirage: The Early Corporate Era of Nevada Casinos and the Shifting Visual Landscape of Las Vegas" by David G. Schwartz, Neon Museum 2020 Scholar in Residence.
Neon Museum Zoom Backgrounds
We look forward to welcoming you back to The Neon Museum soon. In the meantime, immerse yourself in Las Vegas history with a custom Neon Museum Zoom background!
Designs Decoded: Technical Drawings from Federal Heath
The Neon Museum recently acquired a large collection of technical drawings from Federal Heath sign company.
From Artist to Astronomer: Ben Mayer and the La Concha Mosaic
Visitors to The Neon Museum often take notice of the striking mosaic behind the reception desk. Few, if any, know the story of the extraordinary man who designed it, Ben Mayer, an artist and accomplished amateur astronomer.
The Flamingo Finds Its Feathers: How Raul Rodriguez Created One of Las Vegas' Most Enduring Symbols
Raul Rodriguez (1944-2015) was an acclaimed artist whose talent touched everything from parade floats to hotel-casinos.
Betty Willis: Neon Sign Artist
In 2017, The Neon Museum presented the small photo exhibit “Betty Willis: Neon Sign Artist” at the Lost City Museum in Overton, Nevada.
Senior Artists Shine at The Neon Museum
Lost Signs of Las Vegas—Part 3
In part three of the Lost Signs of Las Vegas, we take a look at signs from smaller properties that longtime locals and frequent visitors might remember.