• Junior graphic design major Brittney Parsley shows her headdress - wearable cardboard sculptures in Professor Scott Grows’ Design Fundaments 2 - 3D
  • Two people looking at an art piece.
  • A group of people inside the Barrick Museum, listening to a woman speak
  • People looking at an art piece.

Aesthetics and Theories of the Visual Arts

An intense, professional education in the aesthetics and theories of the visual arts.

Black and white painting of a man in angst holding his phone to his open mouth
Black and white of a group of four people looking at numerous polaroid-sized images hanging on a wall
Student using a marker to color an infographic about voting
A woman playing a harp
A woman painting

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Outside of the Barrick Museum of Art

UNLV Artist Lecture Series

The UNLV Artist Lecture Series features a diverse array of some of the most compelling artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This important program brings both established and emerging artists to visit the campus and discuss their work in public lectures and to offer individual critiques to our B.F.A. and M.F.A. students.

build exterior at night
Mar. 11, 2019

Founded in 2003, the hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.

Mar. 7, 2019

A soft-handed English professor helps stitch together a giant installation with UNLV Transformation Fellow Amanda Browder

UNLV students rehearse a dance performance.
Mar. 5, 2019

Lawmakers to hear from faculty, students on first-ever ‘Fine Arts Day.’

man leading gallery talk
Mar. 5, 2019

A leading figure in the field of Latinx art history and visual culture, Chavoya returns to the Barrick Museum of Art for this special event.

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