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Barrick Museum Hosts Free Community Art Day June 22

The Barrick comes alive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 22 with free workshops and music for all ages.
Arts and Culture  |  May 25, 2018  |  By Jennifer Vaughan
Media Contact: Jennifer Vaughan, 702/895-1575
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Barrick Museum's Art Day offers activities for all ages. (Josh Hawkins/UNLV Creative Services)

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art hosts its Community Art Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 22 with free workshops and music for all ages. Learn clay making and drawing, test the limits of painting in virtual reality, listen to live performances of famous classical works and more. No RSVP needed; just come.

Performances by UNLV Violin Project | 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 
The musicians of UNLV Violin Project make the most of the exhibition hall acoustics with passionate live performances of works by classical composers.

Interactive Claymaking Demo with Clay Arts Vegas | 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3 p.m. 
How did the ancient artists of "Vessel" make their pots? Clay Arts Vegas shows you how to create your own clay art with techniques that haven’t changed in 2,000 years.

Line drawing with Lance Smith | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3 p.m.-5 p.m. 
Andrew Schoultz’s lines seem to vibrate and move on the walls. In this workshop, Las Vegas artist Lance Smith will show you how to make line a dynamic force in your art.

Storytime with the UNLV Teachers Development & Resource Library | 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. 
The UNLV Teacher Development & Resources Library staff know that listening to stories is an important part of childhood development. Join them for a storytime featuring a hand-picked selection of picture books from their collection of over 30,000 titles for children and young adults.

Mural | all day 
You’re invited to add your mark to the mural wall in the Barrick’s latest exhibition, Andrew Schoultz: In Process: Every Movement Counts. 

Tiltbrush Virtual Reality Painting | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 
Put on a virtual reality headset and dream up paintings that float through the air. Creative technicians from the upcoming virtual reality studio at Lied Library will guide you through the process.

This schedule is subject to change.