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Art & Culture Day at the UNLV Barrick Museum of Art June 16

School is out! Bring the kids for a day of free art activities for the entire community.
Arts & Culture  |  Jun 5, 2017  |  By Jennifer Vaughan
Media Contact: Jennifer Vaughan, 702-895-1575
Barrick Museum of Art patrons view a drawing by artist Joan Linder.

Barrick Museum of Art patrons view a drawing by artist Joan Linder. The work is part of the museum's current "Tested Ground" exhibition. (Josh Hawkins/UNLV Creative Services)

​​​Join ​the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art for a day of fun, creativity, and learning​​. From 9am-5pm on Friday, June 16, the ​museum will be filled with free activities f​​or the entire community. Discover new ways to appreciate art as a viewer and a maker​ by viewing our Summer art exhibitions and participating in one of our hands-on workshops​. Guests​ ​will enjoy​ ​Museum​ ​Eye​ ​​Sp​y​, Storytime presented by Las Vegas Clark County Library District, modern dance, and art making​.​ Bring your creations home or exhibit them in the Museum lobby. ​ Schedule

​10 am​ & 3pm​: Storytelling presented by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

​12:30-1:15 p.m.: ​Modern Dance Performance courtesy the UNLV Department of Dance and the Erick Hawkins Institute West

Ongoing ​9 a.m.-​5​ p.m.:

  • Hands-on Art Project: ​Texture: A Sculpture station ​
  • Hands-on Art Project: ​Quilting Workshop with the Artist
  • Hands-on Art Project: ​Detailed Drawing: A Collaborative Workshop
  • Hands-on Art Project: ​Make Your Own Mask​​​ 
  • Free ​Museum Eye-Spy Activities for all ages
  • Story-Building Workshop: Make up a history about a found object 

Admission is free and materials will be​ ​provided.

Exhibits Information

Information on the current exhibits is available on the Barrick Museum website.

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is easily accessed from the west side of the UNLV campus. 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.

Note: All buildings on the UNLV campus share the same street address. To find the Barrick Museum building, use the Google Maps link.


Parking in staff, student, and metered spots is free after 1 p.m. Fridays. Metered parking is available behind the Lied library and along Harmon. To purchase a daily pass or for questions about parking on campus, contact Parking and Transportation Services at 702-895-1300.

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