• 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

What's Happening

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.

four portraits of women
Apr. 9, 2019

Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.

two-story building covered in fabric
Apr. 5, 2019

The inaugural transformation fellow project inspires a new favorite Instagram spot. Bonus: Zombies take over campus to teach emergency preparedness.

an image of a woman balancing a number of objects, including a telephone
Apr. 4, 2019

Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya's 'Rest in Prowess' installation makes its Las Vegas debut at the Barrick Museum of Art Fall 2019.

Photo of a an image showing brightly colored fabric draped on Grant Hall.
Mar. 20, 2019

A public celebration of the project will be held 2 - 5 p.m. April 6.

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