In The News

The Guardian
Nov. 16, 2011

Once a natural history museum, the Barrick Museum on the University of Nevada Las Vegas campus has changed its focus to art in an attempt to fill the void left when the Las Vegas Art Museum closed its doors in early 2009.

Las Vegas Weekly
Nov. 11, 2011

The applause portion of the Barrick Museum auction was still underway. Some of us were lined by the payment table, credit cards in hand, when a young reporter for the college newspaper was soliciting information on the benefits of benefit auctions, particularly this one.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Nov. 8, 2011

“Tales From Fremont Street,” a collection of six interconnected graphic stories edited by Pop! Goes the Icon publisher Pj Perez, taps the talents of Ed Hawkins, The Fillbach Brothers (Matt and Shawn), Jarret Keene, Victor Moya, Deryl Skelton, F. Andrew Taylor, Evan Dent, Warren Wucinich, Dylan Todd and Jska Priebe.

Las Vegas Weekly
Sep. 28, 2011

In the 1940s and ’50s, a hysteria snowballed across the U.S., leaving in its wake the powdery ashes of burned books. Which books? Comic books. Not just bloody crime and horror books, but also the Batman tales (deemed “homoerotic”) or the scantily clad Wonder Woman.

Las Vegas Weekly
Sep. 21, 2011

While Las Vegas continues to mourn the closing of the Valley’s only art museum more than two years ago, the Barrick Museum forges ahead with an art focus, asserting with each exhibit and awareness campaign that it will not falter.

Las Vegas Weekly
Sep. 8, 2011

Seduction of the Innocent: A visual exploration of banned comics Barrick Museum (September 30-October 28) While you’re there, check out We Will Survive (September 23-November 9), a fundraising exhibit of works donated by Las Vegas artists to keep the museum open in the wake of budget cuts. barrickmuseum.unlv.edu.

Indian Country Today
Aug. 31, 2011

The Marjorie Barrick Museum on the campus of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas has lost all if its state funding, and has only about enough to survive until fall 2012 unless it can come up with new sources of income, according to an article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Aug. 28, 2011

Cash dries up? Culture could follow.

Las Vegas Weekly
Aug. 24, 2011

These days, a blank white wall in a gallery is enough to make anyone in the community salivate over its possibilities. UNLV’s Barrick Museum happens to have such a wall. In a vein similar to its community chalkboard (where visitors voice off about budget cuts and exhibits), the blank wall is home to ideas on its future exhibits.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Aug. 5, 2011

Could the West be going south (colloquially speaking)? Depends on the lens through which you glimpse it — culturally, physically, spiritually — and how you define the heartbeat of the American West.

Vegas Seven
Jul. 14, 2011

Artist Lincoln Maynard goes back to school with Urbis Octaptych

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