News: Department of Art

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Arts and Culture | September 22, 2021
Selected artist to create an original site-specific mural celebrating the thriving and diverse Las Vegas community.
An art piece in blue and yellow depicts geometric shapes
Arts and Culture | August 16, 2021
This momentous event celebrates the beauty of Indigeneity through the art of local and regional Native American Women artists.
collage of book covers
Campus News | August 4, 2021
Education and art majors team up to better explain complex concepts to children.
a flier for art talk talk talk
Arts and Culture | July 28, 2021
Presented by Los Angeles-based artists Beck + Col, "ART TALK Talk talk" is an online art talk show modeled after classic late night shows like "The Tonight Show."
photo of BLM mural on building
Campus News | June 16, 2021
Oversized banner celebrates campus diversity as part of student government initiative.
Campus News | June 8, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.
A woman stands next to a turquoise blue wall in the shadow of palm trees
Arts and Culture | May 7, 2021
2015 alumna Fawn Douglas uses her art and Nuwu Studios collective to be a fierce advocate for Native Americans, women’s issues, and more.
vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
woman seated in front of art exhibition
Arts and Culture | April 7, 2021
A conversation between two art teachers on remote learning and the limitations of creating only in digital media.
A collection of various drawings, some framed, some not
Arts and Culture | April 6, 2021
This group exhibition documenting the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic through the work of 22 artists runs April 19 - July 9.
Portrait of Holly Samayoa is the Rookie of the Year in the Classified Employee of the Year Awards for 2020
People | February 3, 2021
After more than a decade, Holly Samayoa earned her UNLV degree and now has been recognized as the university's Rookie of the Year.
artist looking at reflection through a round mirror that is part of exhibition
Arts and Culture | February 2, 2021
Artist Lance L. Smith offers an exploration of diasporic systems of knowledge and their uses as tools for liberation.