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

The Neon Museum, with generous support from Aroha Philanthropies and Vitality Arts, teamed up with Sprat teaching artists to present the Creative Aging Visual Interpretation workshop series at Ne10 Studio.

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.