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View the original Emancipation Proclamation

View the original Emancipation Proclamation

For four days only, view the original Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln, on loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Timed Tickets to view the Emancipation Proclamation will be available on a first-come, first-served basis each viewing day. Present a valid membership card and receive a FASTPASS to see the Emancipation Proclamation on each viewing day. FASTPASS holders jump to the head of the line to view the documents with a minimal wait. The FASTPASS is valid throughout the day. Member FASTPASS generously sponsored by NV Energy


Arts & Flowers Luncheon

Arts & Flowers Luncheon

Enjoy an artisans mall of handcrafted wares--jewelry, pottery and accessories. Purchase distinctive and original holiday gifts. Presented by the Volunteers in Art. Proceeds benefit Nevada Museum of Art. Pre-paid reservations are required by October 31 and are limited to the first 500 guests. BUY TICKETS.


Honest Abe's Imagination Celebration

Honest Abe's Imagination Celebration

BUY TICKETS Yes, citizens, we’re going to party like its 1864! Part steampunk ball, part carnival, this celebration of our state’s visionary spirit will be a grand reimagining of the future through the wondrous lens of the past. We’ll view the original Emancipation Proclamation as El Radio Fantastique rouses imaginations with a uniquely antique menagerie of sights, sounds and musical styles. Dress in costume of appropriate flair: think Civil War meets Jules Verne meets the wild subconscious of a boyhood Lincoln. Ticket price includes complimentary desserts and savory treats. Membership support by NV Energy. Hosted by Barrick Gold of North America. Major sponsorship by Camelot Party Rentals and Bill Pearce | Mini. Media Support by KTHX and KUNR.


Chez Louie presents Sunday Music Brunch with The Socks

Chez Louie presents Sunday Music Brunch with The Socks

Enjoy brunch presented by chez louie accompanied by live acoustical music. The menu features artful dishes, Bottlomless Mimosas, and a Bloody Mary Bar. Museum members receive 10% savings. Sponsorship by IGT.


Take a Class at the Museum School

Take a Class at the Museum School

Looking to brush up on your watercolor skills? Have you always wanted to take Life Drawing? Do you have a child who loves to play with clay? Looking to build a design portfolio in preparation for applying to a college or university? The E.L. Cord Museum School offers art classes on a year-around schedule – presenting a wide range of classes for people of all ages, skills, and technical abilities to foster their creativity. Toddlers, children, teens, adults and seniors are welcome to explore painting, life drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, design courses, and book arts in one of our quarterly classes. See the Class Schedule here.


Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of a year of Museum Membership, a selection of Museum School classes, or unique items in the Museum Store – gift certificates are available for purchase at the Admissions Desk and in the Museum Store. Call 775.329.3333 ex. 265 for more information.