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Art, Design, and Art History

Dynamic and diverse students discovering the future.

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Art On The Move

Image of a graduation cap with the text: Class of 2024. Fine Arts Graduation Ceremony. Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. May 12, 2024.
Fine Arts Graduation Ceremony FAQs Q:    Where and when does the ceremony take place? A:    The Graduation Ceremony for the College of Fine Arts will take place on Sunday, May 12th at 1:00 p.m. in Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall. Q:    Does the CFA graduation ceremony replace the University Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, the 11th?  A: …
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Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery: BFA Talks and Exhibition Reception Details Artist Talks take place 5 - 7 p.m., April 26 at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Auditorium, with an opening reception sponsored by SanCus from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery. This exhibition presents the final artworks in the BFA students' year-long culminating experience. With input from faculty…
Photos include:  The Beverly Theater, 515 S. Sixth St., designed by Carpenter Seller Del Gatto Architects; The Carousel Bar, 1 S. Main St., designed by The Plaza Hotel Design Team; The Golden Steer restaurant, 308 W. Sahara Ave., designed by Carpenter Seller Del Gatto Architects; The Bent Inn & Pub, 1100 E. Ogden Ave, designed by SPARC Design; “We, Westside,” a mural at 500 Jefferson Ave., Obodo Urban Farm, 1300 C St.
The city of Las Vegas honored exceptional urban design through the Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) at the 2024 Mayor’s Symposium on Urban Design Tuesday, March 5, at the Historic Fifth Street School. Mike Del Gatto, Principal and Vice President of Carpenter Sellers Del Gatto Architects, is a UNLV Architecture alumnus. His firm received two awards, and UNLV Art instructor Iandry…
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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.

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Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart welcomes MFA candidate Karla Lagunas through Sept. 14; Lagunas created an installation, Meta-Telos III.

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With an artist's attention to detail, the administrative assistant and BTS 'stan' leaves an early impression on on her Lee Business School colleagues.

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Students receive scholarships while their artwork is run in rotation throughout the summer on the world's largest LED screen.

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Designs on utility boxes at The Degree were created by College of Fine Arts students.

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