Two Cultures, One Zine Family

When

Sep. 23, 2022, 4pm to 6pm

Office/Remote Location

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art
Event visitor speaks to three volunteers.

Photo courtesy of Co-Zi LV.

Description

Join us for an afternoon of zine-making and dynamic conversation at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art. Co-Zi LV, in partnership with the Barrick and the A4 Zine Club, will guide us through a discussion about the powerful grouping of artworks in Two Cultures, One Family: Building Family, Finding Home, a new exhibition that reflects on intersectionality and how different cultures help form one's identity. Co-Zi LV is a comics and zine festival based in Las Vegas, while the A4 Zine Club is UNLV’s premier student zine club.

All materials will be provided. Visitors are also welcome to bring supplies to use or share. 

Two Cultures, One Family: Building Family, Finding Home features work by Abayomi Brownfield, Fawn Douglas, Justin Favela, Noelle Garcia, Q’Shaundra James, Lisa Jarrett, Las Hermanas Iglesias, Keeva Lough, Linda Garcia Merchant, Gabriela Muñoz, Jean Munson, Lyssa Park, Krystal Ramirez, Hector Silva, Rose B. Simpson, Lance L. Smith, Chris E. Vargas, Fortunato Vizcarrondo, and Xochil Xitlalli.

About The Weaving Our Cultures Arts Festival (WoCAF)

WoCAF is a powerful platform committed to generating more art events that highlight the work of local artists. In 2022, Women of Color Arts Festival recognized the need to change its name to Weaving Our Culture Arts Festival to reflect the gender diversity of the collective and the artists it supports.

About the Architecture Studies Library

The Architecture Studies Library, part of UNLV's University Libraries, serves students and faculty in the School of Architecture and College of Fine Arts, with an emphasis on resources and information about the professional fields of architecture, building and construction, urban planning, landscape architecture, and interior design. The ASL is also home to a Special Collections area devoted to the subjects of art, architecture, and design. Learn more by visiting the ASL webpage.

Find Us
The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is located in the heart of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. The museum is easily accessed from the west side of campus at the intersection of Harmon Avenue and University Center Drive. Drive east on East Harmon Ave until the road enters the campus and terminates in a parking lot. The Museum will be on your right, next to a desert landscape garden. Visit the Museum's Contact page for directions

Parking
Visitors may park in metered, staff, and student spots free of charge after 7 pm on weekdays, 1 pm on Fridays, and all day Saturday.

Daily, weekly, or monthly permits can be purchased from Parking and Transportation Services.

Metered parking spaces for visitors can be found in the parking lot outside the Barrick’s entrance, along East Harmon Ave, and in the lot behind the Lied Library. Other metered green zones are available in the Cottage Grove Avenue Parking Garage and parking areas throughout campus. Download the “PayByPhone Parking” app from Google Play or the iTunes app store.

Admission Information

Admission is free and open to all. 

Contact Information

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

External Sponsor

The exhibition is made possible by The Intersection, the Psi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Women's Research Institute of Nevada, and the UNLV University Libraries with assistance from Art, Architecture and Design Librarian Richard Saladino.