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Brown Bag Cultural Series

When:
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Where:
Classroom
NV  

702-346-1338
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Bonita Gamboa
 
Beverley Medina
Category:
Brown Bag Lectures
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, October 29, 2021 at 4:00 PM
Capacity:
20
Available Slots:
20
No Fee
No Fee
"30 Years of Community Inspiration", presented by Kate Porter, Co-executive Director of the Museum.

Las Vegas Natural History Museum                                      

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum was established in 1989 by a small group of citizens who knew the community would benefit from the educational resources it could provide. After very humble beginnings, this private nonprofit museum is now a Smithsonian Affiliate, accredited with the American Alliance of Museums, and is a federal and state repository for fossils and artifacts. Perhaps most importantly though, it is a Museum with a mission to inspire, through educational programs and exhibits, a better understanding and appreciation of the natural world the sciences and ourselves.

 

Since the Museum opened its doors in 1991, focus on this mission and serving the communities of Southern Nevada created an institution with a lot of heart. Over 2 million people visited to date. Of those, roughly half a million were school children who visited for free via the Museum’s Open Door and Explore scholarship programs. Fossils found in Nevada that had been stored in California for years came home when the Museum’s repository opened.


 



National Endowment for the Arts logo      National Endowment for the Humanities logoCity of Mesquite logo 2020




This project is funded, in part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.