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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.

vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Apr. 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

woman seated in front of art exhibition
Apr. 7, 2021

A conversation between two art teachers on remote learning and the limitations of creating only in digital media.

A collection of various drawings, some framed, some not
Apr. 6, 2021

This group exhibition documenting the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic through the work of 22 artists runs April 19 - July 9.

Portrait of Holly Samayoa is the Rookie of the Year in the Classified Employee of the Year Awards for 2020
Feb. 3, 2021

After more than a decade, Holly Samayoa earned her UNLV degree and now has been recognized as the university's Rookie of the Year.

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