Press Release

THE MOB MUSEUM ANNOUNCES SPECIAL PROGRAMMING CALENDAR, JANUARY – JUNE 2016

LAS VEGAS (January 2016)The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces its calendar of special programming for the first two quarters of 2016.

January

  • Exhibit Opening: Folies Bergere Costume Unveiling (January 21, 6 – 8 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission)

February

  • Author Talk: Ron Chepesiuk on Missing Drug Kingpin Frank Matthews (February 6, 1 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission
  • Wiseguy Speaker Series: “Liberace and the Mob” (February 9, 7 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission
  • Blood drive with United Blood Services (February 13, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
  • Museum anniversary: free admission for Nevada residents and buy one, get one for visitors (February 14, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Exhibit: Massacre evidence sneak peek, Tommy gun presentations (February 13 – 14; Tommy gun presentations 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.; Tommy guns and massacre evidence artifacts available for viewing 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Museum hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Community Safety Forum: The Active Shooter (February 21); free in partnership with Metro and sponsored by NV Energy
  • Exhibit opening reception sponsored by 21st Century Vodka’s Heisenberg Blue Ice Vodka: “Breaking Bad”: The Mob and Pop Culture (February 25, 6 – 8 p.m.), free for Members or with Museum admission
  • These Things of Ours: Objects after Dark (nightly, 5 – 7 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission starting February 15

March

  • Exhibit/video: El Chapo prison escape (March 1)
  • Community Safety Forum: The Ins and Outs of the Clark County District Attorney’s Office (March 20, 2 p.m.); free in partnership with Metro and sponsored by NV Energy
  • Courtroom Conversation: Who Controls Our Prisons? Mexican Mafia in Southwest Prisons (March 29)
  • These Things of Ours: Objects after Dark (nightly, 5 – 7 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission

April

  • Author Talk: Gus Russo on Chicago – Las Vegas Mob connection (April 19)
  • Community Safety Forum (April 17, 2 p.m.); free in partnership with Metro and sponsored by NV Energy
  • Weekend program: Jazz Appreciation (every Friday night in April)
  • These Things of Ours: Objects after Dark (nightly, 5 – 7 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission

May

  • Author Talk: Tony DeStefano on New York Mob geography (Wednesday, May 11)
  • Community Safety Forum (May 15, 2 p.m.); free in partnership with Metro and sponsored by NV Energy
  • Weekend program: Law Enforcement Week (May 15 – 21)
  • These Things of Ours: Objects after Dark (nightly, 5 – 7 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission

June

  • Wiseguy Speaker Series: Frank Cullotta on the 30th anniversary of Tony Spilotro’s death (June 14); free for Members or with Museum admission
  • Courtroom Conversation: Slot cheating rings (June 28)
  • Exhibit: Slot cheating devices (June 28)
  • Special Agents of Summer camp for youth (June 6 – 10 and 20 – 24)
  • Community Safety Forum (June 19, 2 p.m.); free in partnership with Metro and sponsored by NV Energy
  • These Things of Ours: Objects after Dark (nightly, 5 – 7 p.m.); free for Members or with Museum admission

For more information about Museum admission or to register for events, go to www.themmobmuseum.org or call (702) 229-2734.

ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement. The Museum presents unbelievable stories about the Mob, its impact on Las Vegas history and unique imprint on the world. True stories of Mob history are brought to life in an eye-opening style via interactive exhibits, high-tech theater presentations and nearly 1,000 authentic artifacts, the largest collection of Mob and law enforcement memorabilia under one roof. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of the “Best Places to Travel in 2015” by Travel + Leisure Magazine, “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times, one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine, “9 Reasons to Visit Las Vegas” by CNNgo, a finalist for the “Best Wider World Project Award,” by the British Guild of Travel Writers and “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine. Admission is $23.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for online purchase, children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for up-to-date operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit www.TheMobMuseum.org. Connect on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheMobMuseum or Twitter @TheMobMuseum.