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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.

Two women hold flourescent lights in front of a crowd
Oct. 18, 2021

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.

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Sep. 22, 2021

Selected artist to create an original site-specific mural celebrating the thriving and diverse Las Vegas community.

An art piece in blue and yellow depicts geometric shapes
Aug. 16, 2021

This momentous event celebrates the beauty of Indigeneity through the art of local and regional Native American Women artists.

collage of book covers
Aug. 4, 2021

Education and art majors team up to better explain complex concepts to children.

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