Las Vegas is full of hotels and casinos, and you can find non-stop entertainment right through the year. It is a haven for hedonists, and you can be sure that all your desires will be catered for when you visit. But what if you like art, and you need to have a bit of culture in your life? Fear not, arty one! The Citadel of Sin has plenty of art galleries and museums hidden among its bright lights and trashy replica monuments. It may take some digging to find them, but we can assure you that they are there. Don’t believe us? We have done the digging for you, so you don’t have to be frustrated by the garish sensory overload when you visit. Here is a list of 10 of the best museums and art galleries :
1.Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art:
The Bellagio hotel plays host to best collections of fine art on the Las Vegas strip and has in the past exhibited paintings by artists such as Picasso, Monet, Van Gogh, and Warhol.
The Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada’s Las Vegas campus has rotating exhibitions of a variety of art.
You came for the bright lights, and here you will find a collection of discarded neon signs from the history of Las Vegas.
4.Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art:
A huge gallery with 20,000 square feet of exhibition space.
5.Contemporary Arts Center:
The place to go if you want to see avant-garde art.
6.P3 Studio at the Cosmopolitan:
The Cosmopolitan hotel has a unique glass-walled art studio, where you can see their caged artist-in-residence creating art.
7.Lou Ruvo Center:
The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, designed by Frank Gehry, is a work of art itself. It also hosts a gallery with artworks by friends of Gehry.
Learn about Nevada’s history here.
One of the few remaining downtown galleries.
Art right in the middle of the CityCenter development.