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The College of Fine Arts provides an academic experience that heightens awareness of the physical, intellectual, and cultural world while preparing students for professional employment and/or post-graduate study in their artistic area.

Current Fine Arts News

Two women hold flourescent lights in front of a crowd
Arts and Culture | October 18, 2021

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 glass case holding personal effects
Arts and Culture | October 12, 2021

This event will be conducted mostly in Spanish. It will take place virtually on YouTube and Zoom from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 21.

The Alta Ham Fine Arts building
Arts and Culture | October 8, 2021

Director Kevin R. Free returns to direct and curate an evening of short new works by a diverse, international group of playwrights.

Dancer's bodies spell out "Alphabetical Actions"
Arts and Culture | October 8, 2021

UNLV Dance is pleased to welcome back live audiences. The concerts also will continue to have a streaming component allowing guests to experience the shows from home.

A man sits at the end of a piano
Arts and Culture | October 7, 2021

The concert concludes a two-year series of concerts celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and the lasting influence of his works.

A collection of jazz musicians
Arts and Culture | October 7, 2021

"Looking Up" recognizes the tireless efforts of dedicated students through a challenging school year by featuring student compositions and arrangements.

Fine Arts In The News

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 25, 2021

After a devastating accident on a movie set where a gun shot and killed a director, local filmmakers are sharing the safety protocols they take when a weapon is on set.

October 25, 2021

It’s raising questions on how could someone be killed with a prop gun?

October 22, 2021

Urban forests, plant-festooned buildings and other ‘rewilding’ efforts can help bolster climate resilience, biodiversity, even moods.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 18, 2021

Human Nature had for the first time performed as a three-man unit in Las Vegas, the highlighted entertainment at the KMA Power of Love VIP event at Wally’s Wine & Spirits’ speakeasy at Resorts World.

October 14, 2021

While the pandemic has impacted so many physical aftereffects, mental health has become a top priority in society, and musical therapy is becoming more popular to treat stress and anxiety.

October 14, 2021

The pandemic has affected so many and now mental health has become a top priority, so musical therapy is now becoming more popular to treat stress and anxiety.

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Recent Fine Arts Accomplishments

October 19, 2021
Hikmet Loe (Art) co-curated the exhibit "This Earth: Notes and Observations by Montello Foundation Artists," on view at Southern Utah Museum of Art through Dec. 23. The accompanying exhibition catalog includes images and essays by each artist, all focused on aspects of nature gleaned through their Montello Foundation residency in northern Nevada. 
October 19, 2021
Adam Paul  (Theatre) delivered a presentation on podcasting for creatives to the inaugural Humanities Podcast Network Symposium Oct. 16. The symposium is a program of discussions and workshops about using podcasts for teaching, learning and scholarship in the humanities. The event gathered instructors, scholars, and independent creators working in...
October 18, 2021
John Stoelting's (Art) exhibition “Miscellaneous Debris” will have its opening from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Available Space Art Projects, 900 Karen Ave C-214, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89109. Available Space Art Projects is an exhibition space that welcomes a diverse group of artists from any career level to showcase new experimental works and installations...
October 12, 2021
Keeva Lough (Art), an MFA candidate had her short film, The New Institute for Sexual Technologies presents The Future of Life, selected for the Las Vegas Queer Arts Film Festival. The film will be available to stream online through the festival, Oct. 15-18. Lough is a media artist whose work explores gender, the body, and the social structures...
October 11, 2021
Yvonne Houy (Fine Arts) was elected to be on the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities executive committee for a three year term. The group "fosters and champions the role of the arts, design, and arts integration in higher education" internationally. 
October 5, 2021
Laurence Reese (Art) recently published a review of the exhibition "Free*" by Eridan at Catskills Gallery in New York. The exhibition was published on Settlers + Nomads, an online publication that features and includes work from Las Vegas artists and beyond.