Community Day | Create, Connect, Explore

Create Connect Explore event in Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya's exhibition Connective Tissue - photograph by Mikayla Whitmore

Join the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art for a day of all-ages art exploration and hands-on creativity on December 21, 2019 (Installation view of Connective Tissue by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, image by Mikayla Whitmore) 

Nov. 21, 2019

Create, Connect, Explore

Saturday, December 21, 2019  | 12 - 5 pm 

Join the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art for a day of all-ages art exploration and hands-on creativity. Participants are invited to create zines, murals, microscope drawings, and illustrations in a range of media. Listen to live cello music by Kayla Quijano while you enjoy coffee, hot chocolate, and snacks during a day of belonging and making. Free. All materials are provided.

12 pm | Tour of the Exhibition
 Join museum staff for a guided tour of Connective Tissue​ by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya

1 - 4 pm | Become an Artist and Scientist
 Explore and create with the Scientista Foundation, UNLV’s chapter for college campus women in STEM. Use pocket microscopes to explore the unseen and then draw your discoveries.

1- 4 pm |  Petri Dish Eyeglasses  
An all-ages craft based on the mural work in ​Connective Tissue​ by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya.

1 - 4 pm |  Comic Strip Workshop with Jean Munson
Create your own artwork with UNLV instructor and local artist Jean Munson as she demonstrates the basics of illustration and comic strip design and narrative.

1- 4 pm  |  Create a Mural with Sage
Join Las Vegas artist Sage (aka Theresheis) to learn her process as you draw, cut, and paste your art and add it to a new mural.

1 - 4 pm  |   Create a Zine with Starshine Christian 
Join local Zinester Starshine as she teaches you about zines, and guides you in creating your own.

1 - 1:45 pm | Learning from Young Artists Series
Create collage art with nine-year-old local artist Bailey Douglas. All materials are provided and you’ll have a piece of art to take home with you.

2 - 2:45 pm  |  Learning from Young Artists Series
Learn to paint with fourteen-year-old local artist Lola Hernandez. All materials are provided and you’ll have a piece of art to take home with you.

4 pm  |  Music in the Museum
Experience the beauty of the cello performed by UNLV student Kayla Quijano.

This event is organized by Dan Hernandez, Barrick Museum of Art Education and Programming Assistant and Department of Art BFA senior. Create, Connect, Explore is inspired by Hernandez's commitment to creating a space of belonging for families in the arts and higher education. This event is a culmination of his final project for the Barrick Museum of Art ART489 Internship.
Free Admission
The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art believes everyone deserves access to the arts.
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 Swenson Street. 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.
Visitors may park in metered, staff and student spots free of charge after 7 p.m. on weekdays, 1 p.m. 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.