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Art, Design, and Art History

Dynamic and diverse students discovering the future.

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What's Happening

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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.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
May. 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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Apr. 28, 2022

The biannual Open Studios is an opportunity for the community to visit the graduate studios and meet the artists.

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Apr. 7, 2022

The Barrick Museum is the only institution in Nevada to be selected as a finalist for this prestigious award.

 

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Feb. 3, 2022

This year's inductees include legendary songstress Dionne Warwick, iconic musician and performer Paul Anka, prima ballerina Cynthia Gregory, and actor and educator Michael Tylo (posthumously).

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