Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Hrag Vartanian


Sep. 10, 2015, 7pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Hrag Vartanian - photo by Veken Gueyikian.jpg


Hrag Vartanian - photo by Veken Gueyikian

The Department of Art and the Barrick Museum welcome curator Hrag Vartanian as a guest speaker of the 2015 UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series. 

Hrag Vartanian is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic, the award-winning art blogazine based in Brooklyn, NY. His work has appeared in countless publications, and he has been invited as a guest commentator on Al Jazeera, WNYC, KCRW, and other national and international media outlets. In addition to his writing and commentary, he has curated numerous exhibitions, including #TheSocialGraph, which was the first exploration of the evolving landscape of social media art back in 2010. He regularly writes and lectures about performance art, the online art world, street art, and multiculturalism.

The UNLV Visiting Artists Lecture Series features a diverse array of some of the most compelling artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This important program brings both established and emerging artists to campus to discuss their work in public lectures and to offer individual critiques to our BFA and MFA students. This program has established itself as an invaluable resource for UNLV students and the public alike. The primary mission of the Visiting Artists Lecture Series is to educate, inspire and foster a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through visual presentations and discourse.

Lectures take place every Thursday evening starting at 7 p.m.


This event is free and open to the public. Voluntary donations appreciated.

Suggested voluntary contribution:
$5 for adults;
$2 for children and seniors

Admission Information

Museum Hours:

Mon. - Fri: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m.
Sat: Noon – 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays and state and federal holidays

Contact Information

Marjorie Barrick Museum

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External Sponsor

The Department of Art and the Marjorie Barrick Museum