Department of Art

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  • A Win-Wynn

    An extravagant installation at the Wynn Las Vegas artium gives studio art students an opportunity to gain professional experience.

  • Donna Beam Gallery of Fine Art

    The Donna Beam Gallery of Fine Art located at HFA hosts exhibitions of prominent artists throughout the academic year.

  • BFA Exhibition Installation, Grant Hall Gallery

    The Grant Hall Gallery located in the breezeway in GRA hosts exhibitions of undergraduate and graduate student work throughout the academic year.

  • Richard Tam Alumni Center

    The Jesse Metcalf Gallery, located on the second floor of the Richard Tam Alumni Center, hosts a variety of exhibitions throughout the year.

  • Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

    The Department of Art hosts an annual Fall lecture series featuring prominent artists, critics, and historians. Pictured is Peter Schjeldahl visiting with a grad student in a UNLV studio. For more information, contact Professor Pasha Rafat at


The department of art in the College of Fine Arts offers the BA in art, the BFA in art, the BA in art history, and the MFA in art. The BA and BFA programs are available with concentrations in painting, drawing & printmaking, photography, graphic design, and sculpture.