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Public Art
 
The Arts Commission funds public art projects through the city’s one percent for the arts program and oversees the commissioning of all artwork located on city property. More than 40 works of art have been commissioned through the Arts Commission’s Art In Public Places program.

The city also maintains a public art collection which includes not only artwork commissioined for a specific location, but artwork that is acquired through the City’s purchase and donation programs.

For more information about the City Art In Public Places program, please contact the city of Las Vegas Arts Commission project manager at (702) 229-4631.

To view the Arts Commission’s projects, visit the arts commission website. Please see below selected public art projects by area:

DowntownArts DistrictCultural CorridorCentralNorthwestWestEastComing Soon

Downtown

Nancy and Oscar, Rivalis 1, 2011
Painting by Sean Russell
Oil and pastel over digital print on recycled fabric
First Floor Lobby

Lance’s Storm, Rivalis 2, 2011
Painting by Sean Russell
Oil and pastel over digital print on recycled fabric
First Floor Lobby, grand staircase

Bristles…, 2012
Drawing on wood by Zak Ostrowski
Charcoal, graphite, colored pencil and watercolor on spalted maple wood panels
First Floor Lobby Information Dest

The Ancients, 2012
Drawing on wood by Zak Ostrowski
Charcoal, graphite, colored pencil and watercolor on American walnut panels
Second Floor Employee Cafeteria

Breaking Ground, 2005
Aluminum and steel sculpture by Steven Liguori
Mary Dutton Park, Charleston Boulevard and Eighth Street

Monument to the Simulacrum, 2006
Metal sculpture by Stephen Hendee
Historic Fifth Street School Centennal Plaza, 401 S. Fourth St. in Centennial Plaza

Nitelite, 2005
Wall sculpture by Rayann Figler and Mary Warner
(Recycled light bulbs from the original Fremont Street Light Canopy)
One Fremont St., Fremont Street Garage, 1st Floor

Poets Bridge, 2000
Poetry by Las Vegas and Nevada Poets curated by Dayvid
Figler, Deborah Cohen and Gregory Crosby
Lewis Corridor between Fourth St. and Las Vegas Boulevard

Tree Guards, 2000
Hand crafted metal tree frames by Jeff Fulmer
Historic 5th Street School, near entrance of 4th Street
401 S. Fourth Street

Arts District

Paintbrush Gateway, 2011
Sculptures by Dennis Oppenheim
Charleston Boulevard, between Main Street and Las Vegas Boulevard:
Charleston & Casino Center(SW) and Charleston and 4th Street (NE)

Atomic Passage Casino Center Streetscape, 2009
Benches and sidewalk stars by Atomic Industries
Casino Center Boulevard, and south of Charleston Boulevard

Bright Horizons, 2010
Lobby wall enhancments by Larry and Barabara Domsky
City of Las Vegas Stupak Community Center
251 West Boston

Stop and Glow, 2010
Bus Stop Shelter windscreen art by Las Vegas Artists at 8 dowtown locations
http://www.lvartscommission.com/projects/stop-and-glow-regional-transportation-commission-of-southern-nev/

Cultural Corridor

Vegas Arabesque
Neon Bridge design by David Griggs
Pedestrian Bridge on the Cultural Corridor Trail: Las Vegas Boulevard North between Washington Avenue and Bonanza Road

Pole Dancers
Banners designed by Martin Kreloff
Follow the trail to view all 54 way-finding banners along the Cultural Corridor Trail. Las Vegas Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Bonanza Road to Stewart Avenue

Flourish
Sidewalk motifs by Denise Duarte
Follow the trail to view all 25 designs along the Cultural Corridor Trail.
Las Vegas Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Bonanza Road to Stewart Avenue

Mona Lisa, 1992
Mural by students from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Reed Whipple Cultural Center, 821 Las Vegas Blvd. North

Nautilus, 2002
Mural by Larger Than Life, Inc.
City of Las Vegas Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road

Central

Marble Manor, 2008
Murals by artists Adelaja Edundayo and Mark Melnick
912 Gerson Ave, Las Vegas, NV-near Washington and H Street

Ancestral Gateway, 2008
Metal sculpture by Adolfo Gonzales, Denise Duarte, Harold Bradford and Sylvester Collier
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St.

Ancestral Gateway Stepping Stones, 2008
Ceramic wall sculptures by Denise Duarte
Inside the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J. St.

Botanical Work, 1999
Photogram on canvas by Kathleen Nathan
Inside the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J. St.

A Place to Grow, 2007
Metal sculpture by Domsky Glass Studio
Mirabelli Community Center Lobby, 6200 Hargrove Ave.

Fire Hose "Art"
Sculpture by John Banks, 1997
Fire station #3, 2645 W. Washington Ave.

Rainforest, 1993
Mural by Jose Belver
Fire station #3, 2645 W. Washington Ave.

Monument to a Fallen Firefighter, 2002
Memorial sculpture by John Banks
Firefighter’s Park, Oakey Boulevard and Redwood Street

Pioneer Trail Banners and Markers, 2006
Designed by Vicki Richardson and Adolfo Gonzales
Follow the trail from the Springs Preserve to the Mormon Fort. For more information go to www.lvartscommission.com

Sammy Davis Garden Benches, 1999
Cast concrete benches by Wayne Littlejohn
Lorenzi Park, Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza, Washington Avenue and Twin Lakes Drive

Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr., 1997
Bronze bas-relief by Constancia Gaffeney
Lorenzi Park, Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza, Washington Avenue and Twin Lakes Drive

Northwest

Bearpoppy, 2008
Sculpture by Jeff Fulmer
Main entrance, Centennial Hills Leisure Center (YMCA) 6601 N. Buffalo Drive

Markers, 2008
Light Columns by Darius Kuzmickas
Inside the Centennial Hills Leisure Center (YMCA)
6601 N. Buffalo Drive

Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial, 2009
Memorial sculpture by Adolfo Gonzalez
Police Memorial Park, 3250 Metro Academy Wa

West

East
El Jardin, 2006 (cover image)
Ceramic sculpture by Hank Saxe and Cynthia Patterson
East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center
250 N. Eastern Ave. (corner of Eastern and Stewart)

Rafael Rivera, 1999
Statue by Jim Casey
Rafael Rivera Community Center, 2900 Stewart Ave.

Flourish
Sidewalk motifs by Denise Duarte
Follow the trail to view all 25 designs along the Cultural Corridor Trail.
Las Vegas Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Bonanza Road to Stewart Avenue

Art Collection
The city of Las Vegas Art Collection contains more than 100 works of art either purchased by or donated to the city of Las Vegas. The Public Art Advisory Committee, a committee of the city of Las Vegas Arts Commission, oversees all donations of art for consideration into the city’s art collection. Information about the donation process can be found on the Arts Commission website at www.lvartscommission.com or by contacting the Arts Commission office at (702) 229-5256.

Collection Highlights at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 Main Street 

Las Vegas 1905 Auction, 1949
Oil on canvas by Crosby DeMoss
East Vestibule entrance City Council Chambers

Stewart Ranch, 1949
Oil on canvas by Crosby DeMoss
West Vestibule entrance City Council Chambers

Sarah Winnemucca, 2006
Bronze sculpture by Benjamin Victor
City Hall Skybridge

Presidential Portraits, 1976-2009
Lawrence Williams (Washington - Carter)
Jon Mardel (Regan - H. W. Bush)
Walter Pfyl (Clinton - Obama)
City Council Chambers

Blue Harvest, 2003
Metal wall sculpture by Joe McWilliams
6th Floor, West Wing Public Hallway

Jackpot Palace, 1990
Kinetic, metal sculpture by Frederick Prescott
4th Floor East Public Hallway

Vegas World, 2005
Oil on canvas by Mary Warner
First Floor Human Resources hallway near Information Desk

City of Las Vegas
Office of Cultural Affairs, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Thursday 229-6511 / Friday - Saturday 229-6383