Las Vegas, Nevada: 40-Foot-Tall Dancing Woman

Artist Marco Cochrane and his team created the four ton naked dancer for the 2010 Burning Man Festival. It became a popular installation on Treasure Island in San Fransisco, then was moved to Las Vegas in March 2016.
Address:
Park Ave., Las Vegas, NV
Directions:
On the south side of Park Ave. midway between S. Las Vegas Blvd (The Strip) and Frank Sinatra Drive. Behind the New York New York casino, in front of the Monte Carlo casino, and next to the T-Mobile Arena.
Admission:
Free
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Bliss Dance.

40-Foot-Tall Dancing Woman

Bliss Dance is now located in The Park in Las Vegas, which is a beautiful area connecting the T-mobile Arena, New York New York and the Monte Carlo. She lights up and is lovely!

[Emily, 04/15/2017]

Bliss Dance.

Bliss Dance

Plenty of parking. We just stumbled upon her (We went out to watch the sunset and the fog cancelled it out). She lights up and changes color. Nice addition to the San Francisco skyline.

[Steven Martin Photography, 11/15/2014]

There were reports earlier this year that the dancer had gone dark and would stay dark, but apparently she's glowing at night again.

Bliss Dance.

Bliss Dance

Unfortunately she no longer lights up. The locals said that the salt in the air has rusted the lighting system and it would cost too much to fix her. I did make it over there at night though and I think sunset would have been a better time for pics had I known she wouldn't be illuminated.

[Kyndrissa, 04/29/2014]

We've learned to be wary of promises of night lighting, but this sounds like a definite No Lights permanent status...nice photo regardless!

Bliss Dancer.

40-Ft. Tall Color-Changing Woman

Drive past the guard shack. The woman is before you turn tight for the Oasis Cafe. Tons of free parking nearby.

[Kim Wheeler, 12/02/2013]

Bliss Dance.

40-Ft. Tall Color-Changing Woman

"Bliss Dance" was built for the 2010 Burning Man Festival, held in the desert of northwestern Nevada. Now it stands in San Francisco Bay on Treasure Island, the place where artist Marco Cochrane and his team spent a year building it in a warehouse. The naked dancer is 40 feet tall and weighs almost four tons. Cochrane built Bliss Dance out of geodesic struts and covered its skin with stainless steel mesh.

The statue shimmers in the sun, and at night 1000 LEDs transforming the giant nude woman into a giant, glowing nude woman of slowly changing red, purple, green, etc. Visitors can manipulate the colors using a mobile app. Bliss Dance was originally slated to stand on Treasure Island only until mid-October 2011, but San Francisco's mayor liked it so much that he let it stay.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 06/12/2011]

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