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Photography by William Willis & Virginia Lucas Featured in December

The Lost City Museum is excited to present the photography of William Willis & Virginia Lucas during the month of December in the Museum’s rotating gallery. Virginia Lucas is originally from Lebanon, Tennessee, she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2015 in order to pursue her PhD in archaeology. She has always had an interest […]

Artwork of Dale Cox on display in the museum changing gallery in October

Overton, Nevada- Dale Cox, a longtime resident of Southern Nevada, was born in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduating from Raytown High School, he served in the U.S. Army and later in the air force. Upon receiving an honorable discharge, Dale earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering and an associates degree in liberal […]

Lost City Museum Names New Director

The Nevada Division of Museums and History is pleased to announce that Tracey Sprague has been selected to serve as director of the Lost City Museum in Overton. Ms. Sprague originally joined the Lost City Museum as the Curator of Exhibits in 2019. She previously worked as the Collections Manager at the Neon Museum in […]

“Joyous Watercolor” featured in museum changing gallery

Overton, NV: watercolor is the art passion for Joy Lamb.  This almost didn’t happen.  Joy began painting on a dare.  A friend kept asking her to take watercolor classes, and she kept turning it down.  Then the friend dared her to take one class and the adventure began.  On the first painting, Joy was hooked, […]

Journey to a Journal eight week course at The Lost City Museum

Journey to a Journal: Eight-week course for residents 55+ Learn the book making process from making paper to book binding.   Participants will make paper, design signatures (book pieces), and bind pages to a custom cover. The end product is a finished book to use as a journal, recipe book, art book, etc.   This […]

Wild Nevada Photography Invitational

‘Wild Nevada’: call for photographers at Lost City Museum   OVERTON, Nevada — Lost City Museum seeks photographers to enter a juried exhibition that will run from August 3 to 31, 2022. This year’s theme is ‘Wild Nevada,’ which will feature photographs of animals that are shot within Nevada. This exhibition is the fourth installment […]

Native American Day Schedule March 12 2022

Native American Day 2022 Schedule of Events 10:00 Willis Evans Exhibit Opening – Land acknowledgment, smudging, flute playing, Remarks on the opening 11:00 to 11:45 Nuwu Traditions in Clothing 11:55 – 12:25 PM Indigenous Educator’s Empowerment – Dance Troupe 12:35 to 1:05  Las Vegas  Native Youth Dancers Dance Troupe 1:15 – 1:45 PM  Indigenous Educator’s […]