Neon Museum Artist Residency

bellor2The Neon Museum Artist Residencies (AIR) are designed to expand the interpretive potential of the collection while providing artists the opportunity to create new work in an unconventional setting. Each residency is accompanied by programming to engage the community and museum visitors, providing exposure to new artists and a fresh perspective on the collection.

Currently, the Neon Museum hosts an Artist Residency, welcoming artists or a group of artists to create new work engaging patrons of all ages; the Performing Artist Residency, welcoming artists working in the performing artists to create and perform work within and/or about the collection; and the National Artist Residency welcoming artists or a group of artists working in the fields of visual or performing arts to reside in Las Vegas, Nevada for four weeks to engage the community by creating an exhibition of work and conducting an open house.

The following is provided to artists invited to participate in the Museum’s AIR Program:

• Support for the implementation of public programs in conjunction with the AIR; support with development of programs where necessary.

• Access to onsite collection and archives where appropriate.

• Curatorial support as needed.

• Marketing and publicity.

• Documentation.

• Honorarium.

Click here to download the 2017 Performing Artists Residency application. Deadline is March 3, 2017!

Women’s March 2017

Raw Femme united with a nation of activists, on the historic day of January 21, 2017 for the national Women’s March. Women and men, young and old, united for women’s rights and voices to be heard and recognized. Enjoy our exclusive recap from the Las Vegas March.


Art Contest


AIGA Las Vegas, AIA Las Vegas, Elite Media, OUTFRONT Media and the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs is partnering with ArtPop to promote the work of local artists on open billboard space. 7 artists will be chosen & receive $500 from the City of Las Vegas office of Cultural Affairs. We are seeking artwork that symbolizes creativity and energy. The artwork will be thought provoking and announce that Las Vegas is a place that celebrates the arts. Think creatively about how you can best represent your artwork. All artwork styles will be considered. Art work must be original art, not a collaboration and art created within the last 3 years.  Artists need to be 18+ and must be a local artist living in clark county.  No nudes or anything political/slanderous in nature will be accepted. If you are chosen for the ArtPopVegas program you can not be chosen again, for 3 years. Each artist is allowed one submission.

If you are one of the 7 chosen artists you MUST be able to provide a 300 dpi image of the 14 x 48 layout and the 144x336px. The Call for entires ends on 3/10/17.

ArtPop is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works with local arts councils and media companies to promote artists, give them a voice, create public street galleries and energize residents’ commutes. Currently, ArtPop is on the streets of eleven cities nationwide and growing quickly! Art + Public Outdoor Project = ArtPop. For more information, visit

Submit here!

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