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Mission Statement

Our mission is to encourage, foster, and assist Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas (NSMLV) programs and activities by volunteering, fundraising, and promoting community interest in the museum.

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The Friends of Nevada State Museum Las Vegas created Bus Buddies to bring 4th graders to the museum. It was so successful that the State of Nevada funded a 2-year pilot project based on our program to expand the effort. We received a Nevada Humanities grant to update "Traveling Trunks" that bring museum artifacts to schools. The Friends sponsor presentations on a wide variety of topics such as Las Vegas showgirls, fossils, quilts, etc. We have a crowdsourcing project to transcribe a card catalog (www.nsmlv.org/omeka). The museum WIFI is provided by HyperNetworks in partnership with the Friends.

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