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Sep. 23, 2020


Dear Friends,

Greetings to all of you! This fall we have much to celebrate, even in these challenging times. As we navigate through life during the Covid-19 pandemic, I am delighted to share with you an overview of the kinds of events the College of Fine Arts will be offering this fall. This is but a sample of the rich and innovative variety of projects we are excited about bringing to our community. There are other events that you will be hearing about as well, and dates are still being confirmed for some of the happenings in this fall lineup, but we are on our way! 

We feel strongly that the arts should be an essential part of the human experience and our mission underscores our aspiration to empower our wonderful students. Our mission, "to boldly launch visionaries who transform the global community through collaboration, scholarship, and innovation" provides the blueprint for the ways in which  our students will make a difference in this world.

We hope to see you over the next few months. Some events are on campus and some are virtual. For updated information please visit our social media, as we update it by the moment. We are also continuing the YouTube UNLV Arts Worldwide series (we are up to episode 20!) a couple of Monday evenings a month. 

Wishing all of you so well and we look forward to staying in touch.

Warm wishes,
Nancy J. Uscher


Barrick Museum of Art: Ashley Hairston Doughty - Kept It to Myself - through October 9 - by Reservation 

Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery: #6 Feet of Art - Virtual Exhibition

West Sahara Library: MFA Exhibition Unshelved - through November 29

Barrick Museum of Art: Excerpts - Works From the Barrick Museum - through December 18 - by Reservation 

Barrick Museum of Art: Nevada Touring Initiative Exhibition - through November 6 - by Reservation 

Film Thursdays - The Five Obstructions (2003) - Cyber - September 24

Film Thursdays - First Features: Boys Don’t Cry (1999) - October 1 - FDH-109

Department of Dance - Outdoor performance of two dance works -11:20 am, Tuesday, October 13. Space near the rose garden behind Alta Ham Fine Arts (HFA).

Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery: Les Femmes Fortes - September 28 - October 28

Department of Dance: Forward Motion - October 16 - YouTube - 7:30 pm premiere 

Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery: #Justice - Virtual Exhibition - opens October 20

Performing Arts Center: UNLV Student Series featuring Parsa Sabet, Classical Guitar - 7:30 pm, Friday, October 23. Livestream from Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. Free. RSVP necessary.

Film Thursdays - First Features Horror Fest - The Babadook (2014) - October 30 - FDH-109 

Department of Dance: The Moment of Movement - YouTube - November 19 - 7:30 pm

Performing Arts Center: Fundraising Concert featuring Ricardo Cobo, Classical Guitar - Livestream from Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. November. Details TBA.

Department of Dance: More Dance - YouTube - December 4 - 7:30 pm premiere 

Performing Arts Center: Performance of the Sextet for Strings in Bb by Johannes Brahms - Details TBA

The Arts, Medicine and Health Forum: A Conversation for Our Time - Details TBA.

Berlin Philharmonic Masterclass - Details TBA

Nextet:  Composers of our Time and Spotlight on Michael Torke - Details TBA

DramArt  Experimental Theatre Lab - Details TBA

Fall Film Festival: Works of Students during the time of Covid-19 - Details TBA

Architecture and Entertainment Engineering and Design Exhibitions - Details TBA