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Preview Reception: Janna Ireland on the Architectural Legacy of Paul Revere Williams in Nevada

Preview Reception: Janna Ireland on the Architectural Legacy of Paul Revere Williams in Nevada

Please join us at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, for a preview of the exhibition, Janna Ireland on the Architectural Legacy of Paul Revere Williams in Nevada. Presented in partnership with the Nevada Museum of Art, this exhibition features the contemporary photography of Janna Ireland, who explores the important contributions of architect Paul R. Williams (1894-1980) in Nevada. Williams was the first licensed African American architect to work in the western region of the United States, designing buildings in the 1920s through the 1970s. His work in Nevada spans from the 1930s through the 1970s.
 
Enjoy brief remarks by Nevada Museum of Art Associate Curator and Outreach Director, Carmen Beals, and photographer Janna Ireland.
 
Hosted reception. Advanced registration required. 
 
Presented in partnership by the Nevada Museum of Art and the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas. 
 
NOTE: This event will be held at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas. 
309 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
 
This exhibition is organized by the Nevada Museum of Art and curated by Carmen Beals. We thank spokesperson Claytee White, scholarly contributors Alicia Barber and Brooke Hodge, and community partners: Our Story, Inc., KME Architects, LGA Architects, and the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Las Vegas. Special thanks to the Neon Museum for additional collaboration. 
Nevada State Museum - Las Vegas
December 2, 2022 5 – 7 pm
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