Museum Store Sunday – Nov. 26th, 2023
November 13, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Lost City Museum’s Store will be participating again in Museum Store Sunday. On Sunday, November 26, the store will be offering 15% off storewide/20% off for members.*

We are great place to get all of your holiday gift giving needs! We have a little something for everyone!Book, jewelry, pottery, crafts, toys and games, just to […]

Hot & Dusty Film Fest to Premiere Never-Before-Seen Footage
July 26, 2023 | Category: News | Tags:

In lieu of the annual Hot & Dusty Art Invitational, this year the Lost City Museum will host a Hot & Dusty Film Festival. The museum will premiere never-before-seen footage from around the region in the 1920s and 30s, along with unseen images and photos of the museum’s early years.

The footage contains scenes from […]

Construction at Lost City Museum
April 5, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

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 […]

Archaeologists of Southern Nevada mini lecture series
March 30, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

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 […]

Photography by William Willis & Virginia Lucas Featured in December
December 8, 2022 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

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 […]

Artwork of Dale Cox on display in the museum changing gallery in October
October 13, 2022 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

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 […]

Kids Day October 8th 2022
September 22, 2022 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:


Lost City Museum Names New Director
August 10, 2022 | Category: News | Tags:

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 […]

Hot & Dusty Photography Invitational on Display
August 3, 2022 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:


“Joyous Watercolor” featured in museum changing gallery
June 8, 2022 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

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 […]

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