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Exhibitions

Our rotating calendar of exhibitions aims to stimulate a deep consideration of the visual arts among visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

Current Exhibitions

  • Jun. 2, 2018 - Sep. 15, 2018
    Yellow Beast by Andrew Schoultz

    Andrew Schoultz: In Process: Every Movement Counts

    Fusing museum space with the dynamic energy of streets and skate parks, Andrew Schoultz makes art that asks questions about the reality of contemporary life and global power. His installations and murals juxtapose ideas from illuminated manuscripts, ancient cartography, and the flattened space of Persian miniatures. Images of beasts, bricks, trees, and eyes surge across the walls, bringing...
  • Feb. 2, 2018 - Aug. 17, 2019
    A Ceramic Vessel of Ancient West Mexico

    Exhibition: VESSEL: Ceramics of Ancient West Mexico

    Vessel explores the relationship between form and function through ancient West Mexican ceramics. The exhibition is organized by shape, and visitors are invited to contemplate how the form of each vessel informs both practical use and communicates ideas of power, identity, and belief. Curated by UNLV alumni and Museum staff, Paige Bockman, M.A. Anthropology 2015.

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Oct. 12, 2018 to Dec. 15, 2018
    Woman posing in a yellow tent structure

    Jubilation Inflation

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV presents the culmination of a three-year international art project by New York artist Tamar Ettun. Jubilation Inflation unites different areas of Ettun's practice in a multifaceted examination of trauma, healing, and radical empathy. On view in the museum’s East Gallery from October 12 to December 15, 2018, this solo exhibition features...