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Art, Design, and Art History

Dynamic and diverse students discovering the future.

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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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May. 15, 2020

Eight UNLV Students Honored With 2020 Lance and Elena Calvert Awards For Undergraduate Research across a wide spectrum of research topics.

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May. 14, 2020

An enduring UNLV end-of-semester tradition is to highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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May. 13, 2020

MFA student organization to examine how experimental videos distract or react to social distancing restrictions.

May. 8, 2020

In her transdisciplinary Honors College thesis project, UNLV senior Kendahl Servino investigates how our regard for our hands can reveal far more than we might expect.

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