• 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

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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.

Portrait of Marcus Civin, new chair of art department
Jul. 16, 2018

This performance artist, art critic, and teacher is excited about collaborating with new colleagues at UNLV.

children creating art
May. 25, 2018

The Barrick comes alive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 22 with free workshops and music for all ages.

detail of art work
May. 16, 2018

Join the free opening reception at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art 5-8 p.m. June 2.

man in art gallery
May. 14, 2018

Civin joins the college effective July 15, following eight years with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

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