• Junior graphic design major Brittney Parsley shows her headdress - wearable cardboard sculptures in Professor Scott Grows’ Design Fundaments 2 - 3D
  • Two people looking at an art piece.
  • A group of people inside the Barrick Museum, listening to a woman speak
  • People looking at an art piece.

Aesthetics and Theories of the Visual Arts

An intense, professional education in the aesthetics and theories of the visual arts.

Black and white painting of a man in angst holding his phone to his open mouth
Black and white of a group of four people looking at numerous polaroid-sized images hanging on a wall
Student using a marker to color an infographic about voting
A woman playing a harp
A woman painting

What's Happening

Outside of the Barrick Museum of Art

UNLV Artist Lecture Series

The UNLV Artist Lecture Series features a diverse array of some of the most compelling artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This important program brings both established and emerging artists to visit the campus and discuss their work in public lectures and to offer individual critiques to our B.F.A. and M.F.A. students.

photo from exhibit
Dec. 18, 2018

This traveling exhibition explores the intersections among a network of more than 50 Los Angeles-based queer Chicanx artists.

artwork
Dec. 4, 2018

The abstract mandalas of UNLV alumnus James Stanford demand close inspection. A new art book collects his works.

Nov. 26, 2018

Meet the MFA candidates and visit their studios where they will share recent work.

Beverly Fishman painting on wood
Oct. 30, 2018

Fishman adopts the language of abstraction to explore the body, issues of identity, and contemporary culture.

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