The Metropolitan Gallery of Las Vegas Art Museum Named Best Gallery Or Museum In Nevada By American Art Awards

Thom Bierdz
4 min readMay 13, 2018


Each year the American Art Awards board selects the 25 Best Galleries And Museums In America. reported in 2016: “The impressive AAA board chooses only one museum or gallery per state per year. Their selections are based on years established, industry reputation, online buzz, location, size, socially relevant exhibits, motivational and educational programs, represented artists as well as artist, client and visitor references.”

American Art Awards: “We consider thousands of the most established art venues from Alaska to Florida. This year we chose several museums and art centers with historical significance of 100+ years, some with over 100,000 annual visitors, some specializing in global acquisitions, some American treasures, others offering objects preserving their state’s legacy, and some celebrating one specific artist’s life work. We’ve also selected some of the most reputable art galleries; some which offer every style of international art, others exhibiting works from one region or one genre. A Native-American and an African-American facility are included in our Top 25, as well as a long-standing women’s design institution, a popular Boston sculptor’s co-op, and a Hollywood Warhol hot spot.”

The Metropolitan Gallery of Las Vegas Art Museum won the distinction of Best Gallery Or Museum In Nevada, 2018, and one of American Art Awards 25 Best American Galleries / Museums, 2018.

American Art Awards: “The Metropolitan Gallery Of Las Vegas Art Museum features more than 20,000 square feet of exhibition space including a Main Salon, 18 galleries ,and a 50 seat lecture hall. This phenomenally popular complex. a Vegas hot spot, has become the premier Art Museum and Art Exhibition Facility in the state of Nevada. Stunning in all areas.”


The Metropolitan Gallery deems itself a showcase museum, dedicated to raising awareness for a range of visual and fine art and providing locals and visitors to Las Vegas an opportunity to appreciate a variety of both international, as well as regional art. The museum also provides technical resources and assistance to local and emerging artists. It strives to distinguish itself by providing intellectual excellence and leadership with respect to the ever evolving visual arts. Its goal is to promote an understanding and appreciation of art by making accessible to the public fine art exhibitions, educational programs, cultural events and intellectual resources, designed to enhance the quality of life for all, in this remarkably diverse community.

The Metropolitan Gallery, Las Vegas

450 Fremont St., #270 / Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

(702) 382–2926 annually awards 25 museums and galleries in Spring, and with their critique in Autumn, awards 300 artists (painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists).




Thom Bierdz

One of Medium’s TOP ART CONTRIBUTORS, award-winning author, actor, film-maker, painter. 12 books: 6 on art. President of WAA & AAA & ACCA.