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  • Women crafts her project
  • Student begins drawing while observing the scenery around them

Art, Design, and Art History

Dynamic and diverse students discovering the future.

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What's Happening

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UNLV Visiting Artists, Designers, and Art Historians

Sponsored by the Department of Art, the College of Fine Arts, and community partners

The UNLV Department of Art is fortunate to host cutting edge artists, designers, and art historians. These inspiring creative leaders visit the campus to engage with students in the classroom, teach workshops, share their research, facilitate discussions, and offer critique.

Jan. 12, 2021

This year, the university honors both 2020 and 2021 recipients - and the line-up of Las Vergas luminaries couldn't be brighter!

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Dec. 9, 2020

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield to honor four Winter 2020 graduates for their academic, research, and community impact.

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Dec. 9, 2020

After a semester of learning the behind-the-scenes operations at the Barrick, junior J. Walsea offers advice for any student seeking internships as the pandemic rages on.

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Dec. 7, 2020

Following a public call for submissions, what returned tackled topics engendered by "Justice" from police brutality and Black Lives Matter to transgender civil rights, protest, decay and erosion, lives lost, equity, and reform.

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The Department of Art is one of the departments in the College of Fine Arts.