An art piece


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

Current Exhibitions

  • Aug. 27, 2018 - Sep. 11, 2018
    Estardas sign

    Art in Context

    This pop-up exhibition gives Barrick visitors a chance to see some of the work being studied by Wendy Kveck’s UNLV Art in Context class. Choosing her examples from both the Barrick Collection and the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection held at the museum, Kveck asks her students to consider the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of artists’ practices, and the impact of personal and global...
  • 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...
  • Oct. 12, 2018 to Dec. 15, 2018
    Abstract painting in blues, greens, black with orange and gold in center


    Sound builds and shapes our environment, influencing everything from the organisms we recognize to the non-biological objects we handle, and the artifacts we create. Soundscapes explores the sounds we use — both deliberately and unconsciously — to connect ourselves to the people around us. How did ancient cultures communicate? How have new forms of noise changed the way we interact? How...