NEON MUSEUM’S NE10 BUILDING TO HOST LAS VEGAS ELKS HELLDORADO
DAYS ART SHOW, FRIDAY, MAY 5 AND SUNDAY, MAY 7
The Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Art Show will be open to the public on First Friday, May 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Neon Museum’s NE10 Building on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Stewart Avenue. On Sunday, May 7, an auction and wine-and-cheese reception will take place from 2 to 5 p.m., offering an opportunity for the public to meet and greet the artists.
Approximately 50 artists’ original artwork will be featured in the categories of oil, acrylic, pencil, pen-and-ink, pastel, mixed media, watercolor, photography and sculpture. All styles of art were accepted and awards will be given in each of the above categories for first, second and third place, with a Best of Show overall. First place winners in each category, plus the Best of Show winner, will be part of a gallery exhibition at Las Vegas City Hall. The entry period for the art show is now closed.
Friday, May 5, 5 – 8 p.m.: Elks Helldorado Days Art Show open to the public
Sunday, May 7, 2 – 5 p.m.: Elks Helldorado Days Art Show, Auction and Reception
Participating artists and their artwork
Available in the rear of the NE10 building, accessible off Stewart Avenue; disabled parking available near the entrance to the building.
These events are free for the public.
Neon Museum NE10 Building
300 N. Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
For more information about the Neon Museum, go to www.neonmuseum.org or call (702) 387-6366.
ABOUT THE NEON MUSEUM
Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment. It has been named “Best Museum” by Las Vegas Weekly, one of “Sin City’s Best Retro Sites” by MSN, “No. 1 Las Vegas Museum Sure to Entertain and Educate” by USAToday’s 10best.com, “One of the Top 10 Coolest Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do” by Forbes.com, one of the “Top 10 Historic Spots in Las Vegas” by Vegas.com; one of “15 Most Fascinating Museums in the U.S.” by VacationIdea.com; and earns a consistent 4.5 out of 5 rating on TripAdvisor. In addition to a two-acre Neon Museum campus, which includes the outdoor exhibition spaces known as the Neon Boneyard and the North Gallery, the museum also encompasses a visitors’ center housed inside the former La Concha Motel lobby as well as nine restored signs installed as public art throughout downtown Las Vegas. Public education, outreach, research, archival preservation and a grant-funded neon sign survey represent a selection of the museum’s ongoing projects. Both the Neon Boneyard and the La Concha Visitors’ Center are located at 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North in Las Vegas. For tour schedules and pricing information, visit neonmuseum.org.
ABOUT LAS VEGAS ELKS HELLDORADO DAYS
A time-honored tradition in the City of Las Vegas, Elks Helldorado Days is a month-long celebration of Southern Nevada’s rich western history that incorporates a multitude of events for the entire family. Kicking off April 14 with the prestigious Elks Helldorado Rodeo Queen contest, Elks Helldorado Days events include a golf tournament, an art show, a rockin’ Battle of the Bands, Helldorado Days Brewfest – a Motley Brews experience treating guests to blends from more than 40 breweries, the always entertaining Whiskerino contest and more– all culminating May 11-14 with PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Last Cowboy Standing, live music, a PRCA rodeo and a carnival at the Las Vegas Village. For more information and a complete list of Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days events, including the historic Elks Helldorado Parade on May 13, please visit elkshelldorado.com.