Las Vegas is known as the world’s destination for gaming and entertainment. As a matter of fact it has been nicknamed as the ‘devils playground’. But that is not the only attraction there is. In Vegas, you will find a collection of some of the best art galleries and museums in the world. If you are an art lover, this is one of the best destinations to find varying pieces of art.
Contemporary Arts Center
This non-forprofit gallery is located in the downtown region of Las Vegas. Though quite small in size, the center holds a collection of modern art on display. It has been around for over 20 years and hosts touring exhibitions by various artists from all over the world. Both paintings and sculptures are on exhibition on the floor of this art center which has managed to maintain its significance in the midst of the flashy casinos and entertainment spots.
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
This gallery opened in 1998 and managed to attract a lot of attention by partnering and holding masterpiece arts from other major galleries in the US. It is currently run by Pace Wildenstein and holds some special works by Monet. It also has a lovely outdoor pool where visitors like to relax enjoying the beautiful Las Vegas sunshine.
The Neon Museum
Las Vegas cropped up from the desert to become one of the major tourist attractions. The Neon Museum gets top showcase this town’s history from the 1930’s when the sin city was born. A lot has changed today with modern structures being the dominant picture. This museum is not only a tourist attraction but a symbol of pride to the community in Vegas. It holds the remains of some of the major attraction sites from the past and the huge sign boards that lit the city.
The Barrick Museum
This is one of the most famous museums in the city which took over from Las Vegas Art Museum. It is located in the University of Nevada’s compound and strives to maintain both the natural history and display contemporary art. It is not very well established but still holds rotating exhibitions, inviting art pieces for the community.
This is one of the destinations where art lovers gather to purchase art. It is also a center which seeks to promote upcoming artists and their endeavors. There is also the famous pancake breakfast opening which hosts high end sculptures by famous artists like Bryan McCarthy.