Exhibitions Archive

  • 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. 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 - Oct. 16, 2020
    A collection of writings and tactile pieces that describe the discomfort of unsolicited comments from strangers on the street

    Ashley Hairston Doughty: Kept to Myself

    Ashley Hairston Doughty: Kept to Myself  Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, University of Nevada Las Vegas August 17 - October 9, 2020  By appointment. Get your free reservation.  The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is proud to present Kept to Myself, a solo exhibition by Las Vegas artist and designer Ashley Hairston Doughty. Doughty is a visual storyteller whose practice engages with socio-economic...
  • Aug. 17, 2020 - Dec. 18, 2020
    A cloth mask with lips etched into it.
    (Eugenia Butler. The Book of Lies, Vol. 1, Detal Penelope Lee, 1996. Photo by Chloe Bernardo)

    Excerpts: Works from the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

    Collections are the backbone of a museum. Objects of both inquiry and enjoyment, they measure our ongoing search for new ways to understand ourselves and our world. Opening on August 17, 2020, Excerpts brings together artworks from all the different collections held at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, including the internationally renowned Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and works...
  • 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...
  • Feb. 14, 2020 - Mar. 13, 2020
    Artpiece

    The Other Side of Paradise

    The Other Side of Paradise mines the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art’s collection for artworks that reflect perceptions of Las Vegas through the contrasting perspectives of tourist, local, skeptical critic, and cultural anthropologist. The exhibition features work by artists: David Sanchez Burr, Carol Caroompas, Justin Favela, Noelle Garcia, James Gobel, Daniel Habegger, Tom Pfannerstill, Victoria...
  • Jan. 13, 2020 to Feb. 8, 2020
    A photograph of Southern Nevada with some art in the scenery.

    Mikayla Whitmore: Between a Rock and a Cliff

    Exhibition Dates January 13 - February 8, 2020 Known for photographs that explore the mental and physical landscapes of Southern Nevada, Mikayla Whitmore comes to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art with a series of new works that depict “the emotional space of learning to navigate while willfully getting lost.” By noticing unfamiliar materials in everyday settings she conjures up those aspects of...
  • Dec. 5, 2019 to Jan. 11, 2020
    Art from the exhibit

    Stars on the Ground: Works by John Torreano

    December 5 - January 11, 2020, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Curatorial Research Presentation Thursday, December 5, 2019  |  4:00 pm  Artist's Reception & Curator's Welcome Saturday, January 11, 2020  |  3:00 - 5:00 pm  Remarks at 4 pm. Meet the artist and Weston J. Naef, Curator Emeritus of the J. Paul Getty Museum Free parking on the UNLV campus  If Las Vegas is a city of chance, what...
  • Sep. 13, 2019 to Feb. 22, 2020
    A piece of art showing someone standing on an orange circle with other colors and sketches drawn across the piece..

    Connective Tissue by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya

    The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is pleased to present Connective Tissue, the first large-scale assembly of works by renowned neuroscientist-turned-artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya. The exhibition features large scale murals and interactive installations enriched by Phingbodhipakkiya’s belief that power and impact are created through connections and networks. “Just as a flawless pirouette...
  • Sep. 13, 2019 to Feb. 22, 2020

    Zet Gold: On My Mountain

    Zet Gold: "On My Mountain"   Window Exhibition Program The Window Gallery at the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is next to UNLV’s Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies, across from UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hospitality, under a covered walkway where golf carts sometimes park, and next to a cactus garden. Students, staff, and faculty pass by this small window on their daily...