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Paranormal Painting Pajama Party

Friday, April 5 - Sunday, April 7, 2024

A rare opportunity to spend the night investigating the paranormal in a historic 1876 former St. Marie Louise Hospital.

About the Event

Join us for an evening of paranormal investigating in the comfort of your pajamas! Spend the night painting or drawing your perception of the spirits in the beautiful St. Mary's Art Center, a historic landmark and paranormal attraction.


Hosted by Women Investigating Ghost Sightings (WIGS), this exclusive paranormal event is not to be missed.

Enter the event's contest by submitting your artwork to win a free night's stay during the 2025 Paranormal Painting Pajama Party! The investigation at St. Mary's Art Center will last as long as you can stay awake.

Space is limited so book your stay today.

Nolan Preece - Smoky Day at the Art Center - summer 2001.tif

Plan Your Stay

Guest Rooms

Rent a guest room for one night or both–it's up to you.

Rooms are limited, as we want to offer you the best environment to investigate in.

Rooms are available on a "per night" basis. If you wish to investigate both nights, you must purchase a ticket for each night.

Check-in is at 3:00 pm, and check-out is at 11:00 am the following morning.

Guest Room Capacity

St. Mary’s Art Center offers Single, Double Twin and Double Full guest room options.


Single rooms offer one full or queen bed. Maximum occupancy of 2 guests.

Double Twin rooms offer two twin beds. Maximum occupancy of 2 guests.

Double Full rooms offer two full beds. Maximum occupancy of 4 guests.

Source: Norman Preece

St. Mary's Art Center Paranormal History

Wondering what makes a location active in the paranormal?

St. Mary’s Art Center is a paranormal attraction you’ll want to visit.

If you believe in ghosts, then you likely believe that this historic building hides a secret or two. Several paranormal fanatics and documentarians have and continue to investigate the property for paranormal activity. Once a hospital in a densely populated mining town in the late 1800s, the art center has a storied history of culture, architecture and spirit sightings. Today, the art center attracts curious visitors looking to experience the paranormal thrill of communicating with our long-time spirits.


Virginia City is full of ghost stories, haunted locations and dark history. See for yourself what history is conjured when you get up close and personal and join our Paranormal Painting Pajama Party hosted by Women Investigating Ghost Sightings.


55 North R Street

Virginia City, Nevada 89440


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