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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

  • May. 28, 2021 - Jul. 24, 2021
    A painting of trees.
    "Trees in Las Vegas" (detail) by Mary Cady Johnson (1957). Las Vegas Art Museum Collection at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

    A Beauteous Tree: Margaret Fuller's Femality

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and the UNLV Jean Nidetch CARE Center are proud to present A Beauteous Tree: Margaret Fuller’s Femality. Curated by Jenessa Kenway, a doctoral candidate in literature at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, this exhibition illuminates the under-studied nineteenth-century author Margaret Fuller’s concept of “femality” by pairing artworks from the Marjorie Barrick...
  • Apr. 19, 2021 - Jul. 24, 2021
    The artist's studio and son Wesley (2020).
    The artist's studio and son Wesley (2020).

    Sue Havens: Cull

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present Sue Havens: Cull, an exhibition of new works by Florida-based artist Sue Havens, from April 19 to July 24, 2021. Cull is a mid-career survey and the first solo museum exhibition focused on Havens’ prolific production in two and three-dimensional works since 2016. Anchoring both walls of the exhibition space is the public debut of a series of...
  • Apr. 19, 2021 - Jul. 24, 2021
    Multiple drawings on a table.

    A Drawing A Day: Curated by Emmanuel Muñoz

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and the UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research are proud to present A Drawing a Day, a group exhibition documenting the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic through the work of twenty-two artists. Curated by Emmanuel Muñoz, A Drawing A Day consists of over thirty artworks including drawings, sketches, collage, painting, and a musical instrument. Muñoz’s curation...
  • Apr. 19, 2021 - Jul. 24, 2021
    A clay piece.
    Every evening since the beginning of the pandemic shutdown in March 2020, Slentz has created one new 4 x 4 inch clay form in response to the thoughts and emotions that have affected her during the day. This exhibition marks the debut of the complete series of 365 forms.

    Sierra Slentz: Marking Time

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present Marking Time, an exhibition of ceramic sculpture by Las Vegas artist Sierra Slentz. Every evening since the beginning of the pandemic shutdown in March 2020, Slentz has created one new 4 x 4 inch clay form in response to the thoughts and emotions that have affected her during the day. This exhibition marks the debut of the complete series of...
  • Apr. 19, 2021 - Jul. 24, 2021
    People standing upside down with signs.
    Yumi Janairo Roth, Spin (after Sol LeWitt), Spinners spinning excerpts from “Sentences on Conceptual Art” during practice at the 2019 World Sign Spinning Championship, Las Vegas, NV (image courtesy the artist)

    Yumi Janairo Roth: Spin (after Sol LeWitt)

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present Spin (After Sol LeWitt), an exhibition of sculpture, video, photography, and performance by Colorado-based artist Yumi Janairo Roth. Collaborating with professional sign spinners, Roth creates insightful juxtapositions between the physical presence of street-corner advertising and the work of one of America’s founding conceptual artists, Sol...
  • Apr. 2, 2021 - Jul. 24, 2021
    A art piece of fabric hanging from the wall.
    "Not afraid of love" (2021) by Desire Moheb-Zandi

    A Common Thread: Curated by Ashanti McGee

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and the Las Vegas Womxn of Color Arts Festival are proud to present A Common Thread, a group exhibition featuring textile art by nine womxn artists of color from Las Vegas and other communities across the United States. Drawing on traditions and perspectives from a variety of backgrounds, these artists are ensuring that the expanding field of textile arts...
  • Sep. 28, 2020 - Jul. 24, 2021
    Pottery and relics on a shelf with the label that says Future Relics
    Image credit: Mikayla Whitmore

    FUTURE RELICS: Artifacts for a New World

    FUTURE RELICS: Artifacts for a New World Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, West Gallery Curated by the GULCH Collective The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and GULCH Collective are proud to present FUTURE RELICS: Artifacts for a New World, a powerful presentation by a new generation of Latinx artists who are bringing performance and the visual arts together to challenge the inequitable relationship...

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021
    An art piece on a wall.
    Hostile Terrain 94 is produced in partnership with the UNLV Department of Anthropology. (Installation view, courtesy of the Undocumented Migration Project)

    Hostile Terrain 94

    Hostile Terrain 94 September 24 - December 30, 2021 Hostile Terrain 94 is a dynamic global exhibition project carried out locally by students from UNLV’s Department of Anthropology. Visitors are invited to view the results of their workshop sessions by visiting the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art’s Work Shop Gallery. This worldwide exhibition series is orchestrated by the Undocumented Migration...
  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Jan. 15, 2022
    A black and white photograph of two people embracing. The photograph has been altered so that one figure is blacked out.
    Detail of Elena Brokaw’s Human Resource Exploitation: A Family Album. Original photograph by Ramiro García (d 1980).

    Human Resource Exploitation: A Family Album

    Human Resource Exploitation: A Family Album   Exhibition Dates: Friday, September 24, 2021 - January 15, 2022 Opening Event: Friday, September 24, 5 - 8 .m. Closing Event: Friday, January 14, 5 - 8 p.m. Content Notice Human Resource Exploitation: A Family Album focuses on the violent effects of government policies. The exhibition contains dehumanizing language and language related to death and...
  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Jan. 22, 2022
    An art piece of two black and white photos.
    Detail of Bitter Earth by Carla Jay Harris and Brenda E. Stevenson.

    I Am Here

    I Am Here Exhibition Dates / September 24 - January 22, 2021 Opening Event / September 24, 2021, 5 - 8 p.m. Closing Event / January 14, 2021, 5 - 8 p.m. “Above all else, it is about leaving a mark that I existed: I was here. I was hungry. I was defeated. I was happy. I was sad. I was in love. I was afraid. I was hopeful. I had an idea and I had a good purpose and that's why I made works of art...