Lost City Museum is currently experiencing a little upgrade to a portion of the building. We do not expect this construction to interfere with our daily operations. However, we did move some of our annual programs to the fall because of the possible impact from the remodel. This includes our Native American Day and […]
Lost City Museum will be hosting a mini lecture series over Spring/Summer 2023. The series is called Archaeologists of Southern Nevada and will highlight different guest speakers and their experiences with Southern Nevada Archaeology. The first in the series will be our Learning about Lithics demonstration, presented by Justin DeMaio from the Bureau of […]
The Lost City Museum is excited to present the photography of William Willis & Virginia Lucas during the month of December in the Museum’s rotating gallery.
Virginia Lucas is originally from Lebanon, Tennessee, she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2015 in order to pursue her PhD in archaeology. She has always had an interest […]
Overton, Nevada- Dale Cox, a longtime resident of Southern Nevada, was born in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduating from Raytown High School, he served in the U.S. Army and later in the air force.
Upon receiving an honorable discharge, Dale earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering and an associates degree in liberal […]
The Nevada Division of Museums and History is pleased to announce that Tracey Sprague has been selected to serve as director of the Lost City Museum in Overton.
Ms. Sprague originally joined the Lost City Museum as the Curator of Exhibits in 2019. She previously worked as the Collections Manager at the Neon Museum in […]
Overton, NV: watercolor is the art passion for Joy Lamb. This almost didn’t happen. Joy began painting on a dare. A friend kept asking her to take watercolor classes, and she kept turning it down. Then the friend dared her to take one class and the adventure began. On the first painting, Joy was […]
Journey to a Journal: Eight-week course for residents 55+
Learn the book making process from making paper to book binding.
Participants will make paper, design signatures (book pieces), and bind pages to a custom cover. The end product is a finished book to use as a journal, recipe book, art book, etc.
This course is for residents […]
‘Wild Nevada’: call for photographers at Lost City Museum
OVERTON, Nevada — Lost City Museum seeks photographers to enter a juried exhibition that will run from August 3 to 31, 2022. This year’s theme is ‘Wild Nevada,’ which will feature photographs of animals that are shot within Nevada. This exhibition is the fourth installment of […]