THE MOB MUSEUM ANNOUNCES UPCOMING YOUTH, SENIOR EDUCATION OUTREACH PROGRAMS

THE MOB MUSEUM ANNOUNCES UPCOMING YOUTH, SENIOR EDUCATION OUTREACH PROGRAMS

WHAT:

Media are invited to cover upcoming education outreach programs presented by The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. These educational outreach programs enhance the Museum’s existing community initiatives and include audiences of seniors and fourth-through-12th-grade students in Southern Nevada.

The Museum created its senior outreach program to improve the quality of life for low-income seniors. Presentations involve Museum objects and educators who encourage interaction and dialogue among the participants.

Called Investigating History, the Museum’s comprehensive educational outreach program for Clark County schools, introduces students to topics in Las Vegas history, constitutional law and criminal justice through interactive standards-based classroom and auditorium presentations. Designed for fourth-grade through 12th-grade students, the hands-on program will be presented by Museum educators and will support the fulfillment of national and state curriculum standards.

2019 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 3 p.m.

Topic: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Location: Atria Seville, 2000 N. Rampart Blvd.

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2 p.m.

Topic: African American History of Las Vegas

Location: Atria Seville, 2000 N. Rampart Blvd.

Date: Thursday, March 21, 1 p.m.

Topic: Prohibition and American Society

Location: Bailey Middle School, 2500 N. Hollywood Blvd.

Date: Friday, March 22, 2 p.m.

Topic: African American History of Las Vegas

Location: Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

Date: Thursday, April 11, 1 p.m.

Topic: Las Vegas and Hoover Dam

Location: Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Rd.

Date: Friday, April 19, 1 p.m.

Topic: Las Vegas Entertainers

Location: Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Dr.

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 9 a.m.

Topic: Prohibition and American Society

Location: Leavitt Middle School, 4701 Quadrel St.

Date: Friday, May 10, 2 p.m.

Topic: Las Vegas and the Mob

Location: Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

RSVP: All interested media must RSVP to Christina Cober at christina@thevoxagency.com in order to receive media credentials.

ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM:

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. It debuted a major renovation in 2018, including a Crime Lab, Use of Force Training Experience, and Organized Crime Today exhibit as well as The Underground, a basement-level Prohibition history exhibition featuring a speakeasy and distillery and sponsored by Zappos. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums,” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History,” one of Hotel.com’s Top 7 “Travel Brag Landmarks,” one of USA Today’s “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times, one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine, “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine and is a multi-year winner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” rankings. The Mob Museum has been awarded accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded U.S. museums. General admission is $26.95 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 themobmuseum.org. Connect on Facebook at facebook.com/themobmuseum or Twitter @themobmuseum.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Christina Cober/ Erika Pope

The Vox Agency

christina@thevoxagency.com, erika@thevoxagency.com,

(541) 778-2738, (702) 249-2977

 

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