News: Department of Art

Arts and Culture | July 2, 2019
For the first time, the Barrick is taking part of its collection out for a "pop-up" exhibition, partnering with Nevada Humanities.
portrait of man
Arts and Culture | June 20, 2019
Lara is the artist-in-residence at The Rogers Art Loft — a multidisciplinary artist residency dedicated to inclusivity, originality, and empowerment of artists.
artwork made of crepe paper
Arts and Culture | May 30, 2019
The event is free and includes hands-on activities, storytime, and more. All ages welcome.
two men on white background
Arts and Culture | May 30, 2019
Podcast hosts UNLV alumni Babelito and Favyfav and professor Erika Abad for a conversation about Latinx representation in the media and Las Vegas.
a mace on a stand
UNLV History | May 18, 2019
The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people.
watercolor painting
Arts and Culture | May 10, 2019
Graduating art major Zhe Zhang turns her gaze to UNLV's campus.
Christen Lena Gomez working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant makes educating children about the diversity within the Latino community fun.
Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.
Chris Jones winces, with just his head portruding from a black, bloblike art installation.
People | April 15, 2019
Illustrator Chris Jones came to Las Vegas no plan, and ended up navigating the media landscape en route to an MFA.
A woman reacting to the CFA Garden.
Arts and Culture | April 13, 2019
Massive public art installations like The Flashlight and the CFA Garden show that public art comes in all shapes and sizes — including "huge."
four portraits of women
Research | April 9, 2019
Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.
two-story building covered in fabric
Campus News | April 5, 2019
The inaugural transformation fellow project inspires a new favorite Instagram spot. Bonus: Zombies take over campus to teach emergency preparedness.