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Self-guided Tour

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FLOOR 1, Whittemore Gallery

Auditorium exterior art niches, left to right:

Joan Arrizabalaga, Felt Alive (Harrah’s collection)

Katherine Akers, Wild when Matched with Any Symbol (Harrah’s collection)

Therman Statom, Cards, untitled (Harrah’s collection)

Dwight Davidson, Cowgirls (Harrah’s collection)

Tower entry and south wall:

Joan Arrizabalaga, Electricity is Life (collection of the artist)

Jan Aphelin, Untitled photographs (collection of the artist)

The Gambler, neon (Will Durham collection)

Gallery west wall, opposite auditorium:

Left: Publicity for Harrah’s “Art of Gaming” show, 1995

Right: Various artists, Conceptual drawings for proposed commissions for Harrah’s “Art of Gaming” (Stremmel Gallery)

Ramp art niches, top to bottom:

Joan Arrizabalaga, Cherries Jubilee (Harrah’s collection)

Kathleen Akers, Probability (Harrah’s collection)

Dwight Davidson, Showgirls (Harrah’s collection)

Mary Lee Fulkerson, Good Luck (Harrah’s collection)

Exhibit case, against north gallery wall:

Larry Williamson, The Boys on the Bighorn (Harrah’s collection)

Larry Williamson, Cowboy Mirage on the Bighorn (Harrah’s collection)

Above north archway entrance:

Joan Arrizabalaga, Card Shark (collection of the artist)

FLOOR 2

Atrium:

Paul DiPasqua, Hobby Horse (Harrah’s collection)

Bird of Paradise showgirl (Karen Burns costume collection)

Flamingo (Will Durham neon collection)

South gallery wall:

Final drawings for slot machine designs (IGT archives)

North gallery wall:

Preliminary and final conceptual drawings for slot machines (IGT archives)

Art niche, north end of the hallway:

Two antique slot machines (Steve Stremmel collection)

FLOOR 3

East gallery wall, to the right of the Special Collections entrance:

Bob Adams, Players (collection of Joan Arrizabalaga)

Bob Adams, The Crew (collection of Joan Arrizabalaga)

Mapes Cowboys, neon (collection of Will Durham)

East wall, to the left of the Special Collections entrance:

Window case, north

Two antique slot machines (Steve Stremmel collection)

Window case, south, left to right

Joan Arrizabalaga, Big Julie (Harrah’s collection)

Joan Arrizabalaga, You Betcha (Harrah’s collection)

Art niche, north end of the hallway:

Showgirl (Karen Burns costume collection)

Free-standing exhibit case, east end of north gallery wall:

Kathleen Akers, False Openers (Harrah’s collection)

North gallery wall, left to right:

Joan Arrizabalaga, Nevada Game trophy heads (collection of the artist)

Pillar opposite north gallery wall:

Bob Adams, Cabaret Bar (collection of Jeff Evans)

Pillars opposite east gallery wall:

Left: Bob Adams, Nevada Club (collection of the artist)

Right: Bob Adams, Reno Turf Race Club (collection of the artist)

Free-standing exhibit case, east end of south gallery wall:

Dwight Davidson, Cows Playing Poker (collection of Jim and Sandy Rogers)

South gallery wall, left to right:

Bob Adams, Reno Turf Club (collection of the artist)

Bob Adams, Harold’s Club Dealer (collection of Joan Arrizabalaga)

Bob Adams, Being There (collection of the artist)

Pillar opposite north gallery wall:

Bob Adams, Waitresses (collection of Jeff Evans)

Special Collections Exhibit room:

South Wall

Publicity photos of Riverside casino performers (Don Spaulding collection)

Free-standing cases and north wall

Casino memorabilia (collection of Joe McKenna)

East wall cases

Books, magazines, postcards, and pamphlets (Special Collections, UNR Libraries)

Joan Arrizabalaga, Nevada slot machine (collection of the artist)

3-in-one antique slot machine (collection of Marshall Fey)

Joan Arrizabalaga, Liberty Bell (collection of Marshall Fey)

Casino memorabilia (collection of Joan Arrizabalaga)

FLOOR 4

Free-standing exhibit case, east end of south gallery wall:

Larry Williamson, Cowboy’s Hierarchy of Dreams and Petroglyph Slot (Harrah’s collection)

South gallery wall, left to right:

Mick Sheldon, Paintings, left to right (collection of the artist):

The Devil Tries to Pull a Rabbit out of a Hat

Snake Eyes with 7s on the Sides/For the Tasty Milkshake Spill

A Whole Lot of Nothing as the Prize/In the Midst of the Disastrous Spill

Still Life for Cowpokes/Rambling Will be the Death of Me

West wall:

Joan Arrizabalaga, Gioco d'Azzardo (Game of Chance) (collection of the artist)

Gus Bundy, Photographs (Special Collections, UNR Libraries)

Free-standing exhibit case, east end of north gallery wall:

Kathleen Akers, Loaded Dice (Harrah’s collection)

North gallery wall, left to right:

Joan Arrizabalaga, Cocktails (collection of the artist)

Mistinguett, Showgirls (collection of the artist)

FLOOR 5

Free-standing exhibit case, east end of south gallery wall:

Peter Shire, Casino Royal (Harrah’s collection)

South gallery wall:

Erni Cabat, Portfolio of Prints (collection of Terry Oliver)

Free-standing exhibit case, east end of north gallery wall:

Peter Shire, Don’t Gamble with Love (Harrah’s collection)

North gallery wall:

Jan Aphelin, Photographs (collection of the artist)