Tickets for The Neon Museum’s Duck Duck Shed Series Now on Sale



Dive into Las Vegas’ Architecture, Design and Culture at Second Annual Citywide Event, October 4-7


Tickets are now on sale for The Neon Museum’s second annual Duck Duck Shed, a citywide architecture, culture and design event taking place October 4-7. Highlights include an exhibition illustrating Debbie Reynolds’ impact on Las Vegas entertainment and the opportunity to be amongst the first to experience Las Vegas’ new MSG Sphere music and entertainment arena.

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In a place not recognized for historic preservation, Duck Duck Shed will dive into a different side of Las Vegas and share multiple decades’ worth of the city’s storied architectural character through a multitude of individual events. The four-day series will feature nationally renowned lecturers, access to historic artifacts and one-of-a-kind experiences recognizing Las Vegas’ iconic culture, including:

  • A special exhibition diving into legendary actress Debbie Reynolds’ impact on the Las Vegas entertainment scene;
  • A behind-the-scenes, on-stage experience with Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O,’ which will celebrate 25 years in Las Vegas this fall;
  • The first-look at Postcard from Earth, the immersive film created, produced, and directed by Oscar-winner Darren Aronofsky at the brand-new Sphere on The Strip;
  • An evening with former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman to hear his first-hand experience gaining his first mob client while enjoying a three-course dinner, specialty cocktail and wine pairing prepared by award-winning Chef Ben Jenkins;
  • A discussion with famed architectural critic and former Chief Design Officer for Los Angeles, Christopher Hawthorne who will share insights into the renowned book entitled, Still Learning From Las Vegas, as well discuss its relevance on urban design today;
  • A culinary experience featuring cuisine reinterpretations from Las Vegas restaurants of the past, crafted by restaurateur Kim Owens, Chef Patrick Munster, and food historian Sarah Lohman;
  • An in-depth look from Roger Thomas and Todd-Avery Lenahan – two creative minds behind some Las Vegas’ most famous hotels and casinos – regarding how architecture and design has changed over time in the city; moderated by Gillian Wynn, the daughter of Steve & Elaine Wynn;
  • A presentation by renowned scholar and author Stefan Al discussing design in Las Vegas over the past decades and the lessons we can learn from them;
  • A walking tour of Fremont Street with local historian Richard Hooker that explores casinos, neon signs, obscure objects and curious artifacts that have contributed to the past 100 plus years of Las Vegas’ history;
  • An exclusive tour developed by architects of the Neon Boneyard adding a new perspective to The Neon Museum’s collection;
  • An event designed with children in mind with the chance create a floor plan and then build a mock version of it while learning from educator and author Andrea Loney;
  • The debut of a new guided tour at The Neon Museum that features Las Vegas in popular films including Casino, Queen of Diamonds, Viva Las Vegas, Back to the Future II and many more.

Click here for more details on the event series lineup.

Duck Duck Shed is organized by The Neon Museum and presented by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial. All programming is offered on an a la carte basis so attendees can attend the programs of their choice and that best meet their schedules.

Additional programs will be announced throughout the summer. For full details on event programming and to sign up for any of the tours, exhibits or lectures, visit and follow @theneonmuseumlasvegas on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.


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. In 2021, The Neon Museum achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition bestowed to museums in the United States. On its 2.27-acre campus, The Neon Museum has an outdoor exhibition space known as the Neon Boneyard (“boneyard” is traditionally the name for an area where items no longer in use are stored); the North Gallery, home to the immersive audiovisual experience “Brilliant!” which uses technology to re-illuminate more than 40 non-operational signs; the Boulevard Gallery outdoor exhibit and event space; and its visitors’ center inside the former La Concha Motel lobby. The museum collection also includes nine restored signs installed as public art in downtown Las Vegas. Public education, outreach, research, and arts preservation represent a selection of the museum’s ongoing projects. For more information, including tour schedules and tickets, visit Also follow @NeonMuseum on Facebook and Twitter and @theneonmuseumlasvegas on Instagram.

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Tickets for The Neon Museum's Duck Duck Shed Series Now on Sale
Tickets for The Neon Museum's Duck Duck Shed Series Now on Sale