News: Department of Art

focus on smiling woman at legislature session
Arts and Culture | May 5, 2023

McKenzie Easter helps lobbying efforts to secure $5.1 million in state funds for construction plans.

photograph of white door and background
Arts and Culture | April 6, 2023

The exhibition, located in the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, runs through June 2.

collage of four black and white portraits
Arts and Culture | March 24, 2023

The exhibit is a response to legislation that prohibits discrimination in the workplace and public schools based on hairstyles and textures.

abstract digital art
Arts and Culture | January 18, 2023

This spring’s exhibition season features five solo exhibitions of artists exploring diverse mediums, themes, and identities.

collage of 8 individual people
Arts and Culture | December 7, 2022

The event, to be held March 21, honors those who have made a significant impact in the areas of visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.

photo of wall art
Campus News | November 23, 2022

The project represents a gift from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Class of 2022 and the theme of 'diversity, inclusion, and acceptance.'

abstract painting
Arts and Culture | November 2, 2022

The exhibition, which is open to the public, will showcase the works of the late Las Vegas-based artist and beloved UNLV professor beginning November 4.


two ballerinas and one ballerino dancing together
Arts and Culture | October 10, 2022

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.

two people viewing fine art in a gallery
Arts and Culture | September 29, 2022

Fresh Studies is an exhibition of new artwork by the 2022-23 UNLV Bachelor of Fine Arts cohort.

abstract art on acrylic with reds and blacks
Arts and Culture | September 29, 2022

One of the most iconic art critics of modern times is remembered with an exhibition featuring the work of a number of his former students joined with several artist colleagues.  

woman looking up at giant rocks
Arts and Culture | September 28, 2022

Five to 10 artists will be chosen to produce work that responds to five historic Nevadan land art sites associated with artworks by Walter De Maria, Jean Tinguely, and Michael Heizer.

photo illustration with grphics of music,art, theater
Arts and Culture | September 21, 2022

Join us as we explore how art, design, media, and performing arts disciplines enhance the creation of knowledge.