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FAD Magazine
Sep. 22, 2020

Many consider Las Vegas to the world’s entertainment capital. This city in the United States is associated with gambling, nightlife, entertainment shows, and bright neon signs. You may however be surprised to know that Sin City also has many very good art galleries. They are in the Downtown, and even in the famous Strip, where most of the casinos are located.

FAD Magazine
Sep. 22, 2020

Many consider Las Vegas to the world’s entertainment capital. This city in the United States is associated with gambling, nightlife, entertainment shows, and bright neon signs. You may however be surprised to know that Sin City also has many very good art galleries. They are in the Downtown, and even in the famous Strip, where most of the casinos are located.

Double Scoop
Sep. 17, 2020

Ashley Hairston Doughty’s solo exhibition, Kept to Myself, is at the Barrick Museum at UNLV through Oct. 9. The exhibition highlights race and gender-based issues through various media, including pillows screenprinted with unsolicited comments the artist received on the streets while living in Chicago. Hairston Doughty moved to Las Vegas in June 2017 to teach art at UNLV.

The Art People Podcast
Sep. 11, 2020

This week Justin is joined by visual storyteller, Ashley Hairston Doughty. They talk about her latest exhibition, “Kept to Myself,” at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and the concepts behind this multidisciplinary artist’s work. Listen in as we learn about Ashley’s history, her love for teaching, and how she shares her experience as a Black woman through the art that she creates.

Desert Companion
Sep. 11, 2020

How’s your new normal coming along? *Listens and nods in glum sympathy* Well, good news: It’s just been enlivened by a roster of safe, sane, and socially distanced fall happenings that prove Las Vegas is a master at adaptation. Here you’ll find drive-by theater, radio read-alongs, YouTube opera, Zoom poetry, and in-person art exhibits with plenty of elbow room. Mask up, wash them germy mitts, and enjoy your 2020 fall culture guide.

Las Vegas Weekly
Aug. 20, 2020

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art hosted two new show openings on August 17, marking the beginning of its 2020-2021 season.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Aug. 11, 2020

Five months after closing because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV is set to reopen on Monday with new safety procedures and new exhibitions.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May. 15, 2020

Days after the small businesses in the Las Vegas Arts District locked their doors and boarded up their windows, local artists descended onto the stretch of Main Street, turned the plywood into blank canvases and covered them in images of joy and hope.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Apr. 10, 2020

While the coronavirus crisis is keeping Nevada art institutions shuttered, Nevada Museum of Art, the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and Believer Magazine are creating prompts, lessons and virtual engagement to help Nevadans cope with the pandemic through creative expression.

Las Vegas Weekly
Mar. 24, 2020

The Barrick Museum at UNLV is asking people to create a new drawing every day in response the COVID-19 pandemic.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Mar. 19, 2020

While the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV is closed, Executive Director Alisha Kerlin has launched a 30-day art challenge to encourage local artists to engage with their feelings and flex their creative muscles.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Feb. 26, 2020

Sunday will mark one year that Heather Harmon has been working to give the people of Las Vegas their first standalone dedicated art museum.

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