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“Hot, Dry and Inked” Explores how the Desert Influences Tattoo Artists; New Tattoo Art Exhibit at The Springs Preserve Opens Sept. 18

"Hot, Dry and Inked" Explores how the Desert Influences Tattoo Artists; New Tattoo Art Exhibit at The Springs Preserve Opens Sept. 18
Modern Western tattoo art was influenced by the imagery and culture of life at sea; but what happens when tattooers live amidst the rugged flora and fauna of the driest desert in North America? Hot, Dry & Inked is an exhibit of tattoo art and objects, created by Las Vegas tattooers exploring how the Mojave Desert influences their art on living and non-living canvases alike. 

"Hot, Dry and Inked" Explores how the Desert Influences Tattoo Artists; New Tattoo Art Exhibit at The Springs Preserve Opens Sept. 18
“Hot, Dry and Inked” Explores how the Desert Influences Tattoo Artists; New Tattoo Art Exhibit at The Springs Preserve Opens Sept. 18

Located in the Big Springs Gallery inside the Origen Museum, the exhibit will be open daily during regular business hours through January 10, 2016. This exhibit is free for members or with paid general admission.

"Hot, Dry and Inked" Explores how the Desert Influences Tattoo Artists; New Tattoo Art Exhibit at The Springs Preserve Opens Sept. 18
“Hot, Dry and Inked” Explores how the Desert Influences Tattoo Artists; New Tattoo Art Exhibit at The Springs Preserve Opens Sept. 18

Located just three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is an award-winning 180-acre family destination dedicated to exploring green-living, desert life, and Las Vegas’ vibrant history through botanical gardens, interactive science and nature exhibits, animal shows, and trails offering hiking, biking and train rides. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers, the Divine Café, Gift Shop, and the Nevada State Museum. The Preserve hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences.

Plan your visit at springspreserve.org or explore via your favorite social media sites and find us on Google Maps.

The Springs Preserve is currently observing spring/summer hours and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the return to standard time on November 1 when we begin to observe fall/winter hours 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. General admission for Nevada residents is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for students, seniors, teachers and military, $4.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free. General admission also includes access to the Nevada State Museum, open Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for non-resident adults is $18.95, $17.05 for seniors, students and military, $10.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free.

WHEN: Opens Friday, September 18, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily through January 10, 2016 (daily 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. starting November 1 when the Springs Preserve observes fall/winter hours)

WHERE: Big Springs Gallery in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve

ADMISSION: This exhibit is free for members or with paid general admission.