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For more than 70 years, the Las Vegas News Bureau has captured the sights and sounds of the world’s leading destination like nobody else, promoting Las Vegas by documenting unforgettable images on film. From the Rat Pack to Muhammad Ali to Celine Dion and U.S. presidents, the News Bureau’s images have appeared in media outlets across the globe.


Originally founded in 1947, the News Bureau serves as a resource for national and international news organizations and plays a key role in marketing Las Vegas as a division of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The Bureau works with news agencies to maximize exposure of events by capturing photos and video of special events, entertainment, attractions, and hotels in Las Vegas, as well as the Southern Nevada destinations of Laughlin, Mesquite and Boulder City.


While its primary function is documenting and distributing images to the news media, the News Bureau shares its archival photo and film collection with the public through year-round community exhibitions (see schedule below). An active preservation program safeguards this rich and living archive of Las Vegas history for future generations.


In addition, the News Bureau and the LVCVA Communications team produce "Las Vegas 360° - Travel & Tourism," a video series that educates the community about the benefits that tourism industry brings to Southern Nevada.



To request photos or video from the News Bureau, click here. 






The LVCVA presents exhibitions from the Las Vegas News Bureau archives


The Las Vegas News Bureau, part of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, invites you to join us in celebrating 70 years of documenting unforgettable images on film. Over the years, we have accumulated a unique collection of photographs and video of some of Las Vegas' most famous entertainers, hotels, events and the ever-evolving skyline. We share this collection with the community via exhibitions throughout the Las Vegas area. Additional exhibitions are announced throughout the year.




The Las Vegas News Bureau celebrates 70 years of photographing Las Vegas and Southern Nevada with this bi-lingual exhibition featuring photographs and ephemera from its archives.


Las Vegas Convention Center, East Lobby
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas 89109




"Las Vegas Lineup" is an interactive exhibit where the community can help identify and preserve their history.  The gallery exhibit will have panels of photos from the Las Vegas News Bureau and Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas.  Community members can fill out ballots to help identify the people and in some cases the locations and dates.


Foley Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
300 Las Vegas Boulevard S.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
February 20, 2018 - March 13, 2018




Elvis Presley once told Deana Martin, "They call me the King of Rock and Roll, but your dad is the King of Cool." From his solo career to his appearances with the Rat Pack, and his infamous celebrity Roasts, Dean Martin made the Las Vegasstage home. Known for his smooth and effortless style, Martin has become a timeless Las Vegas icon. The Las Vegas News Bureau celebrates the "King of Cool" Dean Martin with photographs from our archives. At two locations in the lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center.


Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109




The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Harmon Corridor, 2nd Floor
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109




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