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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.

Oct. 8, 2019

This exhibition celebrating artists of African heritage living in the Las Vegas area opens as part of the 3rd Annual UNLV Art Walk and runs through Dec. 7.

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Oct. 4, 2019

Co-presented by philanthropist Susan N. Houston, the College of Fine Arts hosts the free annual Art Walk to honor the Las Vegas community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture in Southern Nevada.

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May. 18, 2019

The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people.

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May. 10, 2019

Graduating art major Zhe Zhang turns her gaze to UNLV's campus.

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