April 15, 2004 |
The power failure that turned out the lights Sunday night at the Bellagio hotel-casino in Las Vegas and forced its closure Monday and Tuesday also shuttered "Claude Monet: Masterworks From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston," an exhibition of 21 Impressionist paintings at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. The primary concern was a change in climate that would endanger the paintings, normally maintained at 70 degrees Fahrenheit and 50% humidity.
March 24, 2006 |
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art at Las Vegas' Bellagio resort and casino has announced plans to present a yearlong exhibition of nearly 50 works by American photographer Ansel Adams, to be on display May 3 through May 6, 2007. Works in the exhibition, from the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, will include "Monolith, Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California" (1927), "Rose and Driftwood, San Francisco" (ca. 1933) and a 1941 image of Boulder Dam.
October 19, 1998 |
Bellagio, Steve Wynn's newest hotel and casino on Sin City's crowded Strip, is an over-the-top orgy of luxurious excess. And that means the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, with its almost uniformly first-rate paintings and sculptures by Picasso, Van Gogh, Degas, Brancusi, Giacometti, Pollock, De Kooning, Johns and 15 other celebrated Modern and contemporary artists, fits right in.
May 22, 1999 |
Eighteen months ago, who would have thought that a Las Vegas casino would be buying major art appropriate for (and much needed by) the new Getty Center's museum collection? Talk about an inconceivable idea. Well, last week the inconceivable happened. Flamboyant Vegas entrepreneur Steve Wynn bought Georges Seurat's "Landscape, Island of the Grande Jatte" (1884) for the Gallery of Fine Art at Bellagio, his newest desert gambling palace.
March 4, 2012 |
For those who want to spend more time than money in Las Vegas, here are 21 things to do for less than $21, all aimed at keeping the bottom line low and the fun factor high. 1. Springs Preserve. Forsake the fake pyramid and fake Statue of Liberty for a power walk through the real Vegas: 110 acres of pre-Bugsy Siegel desert. There are miles of cactus-filled trails, botanic gardens and a museum that pays tribute to the city's Mojave Desert roots. Open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
April 27, 2007
New life: New episodes of the canceled NBC daytime drama "Passions" will air on DirecTV's original programming channel, the 101, beginning Sept. 17, 10 days after its final episode on NBC. The majority of the cast and crew are expected to return when production begins in August. Picasso Goes Vegas: The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, will open an exhibition of more than 30 ceramic objects by Pablo Picasso on May 25.