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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.

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Sep. 25, 2020

A little help from his father set a 4-year-old Atsushi “Sush” Machida on the path to becoming the College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year.

Sep. 9, 2020

UNLV graduate art students take “library” as their prompt in the upcoming group exhibition on display through Nov. 29.

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Sep. 3, 2020

New solo exhibition at UNLV's Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art tells stories of race and womanhood.

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Aug. 6, 2020

Assistant art professor Doughty is a visual storyteller whose practice engages with socio-economic, racial, and gender-based issues.

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