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

  • Feb. 2, 2018 - May. 12, 2018
    Lance Smith Promo

    Exhibition: Plural

    Plural features recently donated artworks from the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art’s permanent collection that explore complex aspects of human identity through a range of traditional and unconventional media. Memory, passion, voice, excess, race, gender, and intersectionality are all brought into question as we search for ways in which a museum collection can reflect our own...
  • Feb. 2, 2018 - May. 12, 2018
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    Exhibition: Identity Tapestry

    Identity Tapestry is both a portrait of a community and each individual participant. Inviting visitors to weave aspects of themselves into a participatory artwork, artist Mary Corey March gives us new insights into both ourselves and the people we see around us every day, opening our minds to reflection and healing. The 20-foot long installation, made of hand-dyed yarn, and...
  • Feb. 2, 2018 - Dec. 16, 2018
    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

  • 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...