Exhibitions Archive

  • 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
    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. 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. 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...
  • Feb. 1, 2021 - Apr. 2, 2021
    Sketches of various objects.

    Tiffany Lin: PROOF

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and the Womxn of Color Arts Festival are proud to present PROOF, a solo exhibition by the Las Vegas-based artist Tiffany Lin.  PROOF examines displaced sites of learning through an interactive installation that invites visitors to respond to an ever-changing series of questions written on a classroom chalkboard. Through a surrealist mise-en-scene that expands...
  • Jan. 15, 2021 - Apr. 2, 2021
    A man in cowboy attire eating an apple

    Brent Holmes: Behold a Pale Horse

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present Behold a Pale Horse, a solo exhibition by Las Vegas artist Brent Holmes. Working through a variety of media, Holmes practices an active meditation on the challenges of manifesting the contemporary and historical presence of Black voices in the American West.  Observing that “actions lead to objects,” the artist brings together sculpture,...
  • Jan. 15, 2021 - Apr. 2, 2021
    A black and white painting with various shapes.
    Image courtesy of Chase R. McCurdy

    Chase R. McCurdy: Threads in Time

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present Threads in Time, a solo exhibition of painting, photography, writings, and sculptural assemblages by Las Vegas artist Chase R. McCurdy. McCurdy has developed an intuitive practice that responds to the immediacy of passing time with abstract representations of a fleeting, spontaneous sense of reality. “The work appears to be abstract,” says...
  • Jan. 15, 2021 - Apr. 2, 2021
    An oil canvas painting
    Gig Depio, Catch-22 (2011) Oil on canvas

    Gig Depio: Rebuilders

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present Rebuilders. Focusing on the context around Breaking Armistice (2014), a significant painting in the oeuvre of the Las Vegas artist Gig Depio, this exhibition positions the artwork as a landmark in a shifting community of voices and ideas. The year when the painting was created was an important one for Depio. After moving to the United States...
  • Jan. 15, 2021 - Apr. 2, 2021
    A building.

    Kyla Hansen + Krystal Ramirez: This is the Place, This Must Be the Place

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present This is the Place, This Must Be the Place, a collaboration between two artists who use text-based artworks to explore liminal spaces. Kyla Hansen and Krystal Ramirez use the Barrick’s Work Shop Gallery to establish a dialogue of shifted and distorted words that move back and forth between narration and abstraction. By introducing instability...
  • Nov. 9, 2020 - Mar. 19, 2021
    An art piece featuring three hands.
    Lance L. Smith "Intrés de acción (raíz)" (2020), mixed media on Amate

    Lance L. Smith: In the Interest of Action

    Lance L. Smith: In the Interest of Action An exploration of diasporic systems of knowledge and their uses as tools for liberation. November 9, 2020 to February 19, 2021 Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and the Womxn of Color Arts Festival are proud to present In the Interest of Action, an installation of recent artworks by Las Vegas artist Lance L. Smith. With...
  • 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...
  • Sep. 14, 2020 - Nov. 6, 2020
    Artwork of a woman wrapped in a colorful robe on a desert landscape with mountains in the distance behind her.
    As the Land by Ahren Hertel, oil on panel (2016), (cropped dimensions)

    Nevada Touring Initiative Exhibition: Still Here Now

    In partnership with the Nevada Arts Council, the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is pleased to announce the Nevada Touring Initiative- Traveling Exhibition Still Here Now September 14- November 6, 2020, in The Work Shop Gallery.  Still Here Now features nine artists who are recipients of the Nevada Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship program. The pieces in this show often reference or portray...
  • Aug. 17, 2020 - Nov. 30, 2020
    A sculptural piece.

    Yerman: Peaks & Valleys

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is pleased to present Yerman: Peaks and Valleys, a new installation by Las Vegas artist Ryan Brunty. Created by Brunty as he was navigating the isolation and sadness of clinical depression in 2012, the melancholy figure of Yerman the Sad Yeti has become an avatar for the artist’s mental health awareness initiative, Depressed Monsters. “One night I set up my...