News: Department of Art

Arts and Culture | October 8, 2019
This exhibition celebrating artists of African heritage living in the Las Vegas area opens as part of the 3rd Annual UNLV Art Walk and runs through Dec. 7.
dancer before outdoor audience
Arts and Culture | October 4, 2019
Co-presented by philanthropist Susan N. Houston, the College of Fine Arts hosts the free annual Art Walk to honor the Las Vegas community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture in Southern Nevada.
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.
Photo of a an image showing brightly colored fabric draped on Grant Hall.
Arts and Culture | March 20, 2019
A public celebration of the project will be held 2 - 5 p.m. April 6.
build exterior at night
Arts and Culture | March 11, 2019
Founded in 2003, the hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.