Current Barrick Museum News
A conversation between two art teachers on remote learning and the limitations of creating only in digital media.
Artist Lance L. Smith offers an exploration of diasporic systems of knowledge and their uses as tools for liberation.
This solo exhibition examines displaced sites of learning through an interactive installation that invites visitors to respond to an ever-changing series of questions written on a classroom chalkboard.
This year, the university honors both 2020 and 2021 recipients - and the line-up of Las Vergas luminaries couldn't be brighter!
This collaboration between two artists who use text-based artworks to explore liminal spaces runs Jan. 15 - April 2.
This solo exhibition of painting, photography, writings, and sculptural assemblages runs Jan. 15 - April 2.
Barrick Museum In The News
On this episode Dr. Erika Abad interviews artists Lance L. Smith and Brent Holmes about their exhibitions currently on view at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.
Alisha Kerlin is a shining star in the Las Vegas art scene. As the executive director of UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, she leads one of Nevada’s most important arts organizations. And yet, her success in showing others’ art has mostly kept her too busy to make her own.
Boarded-up casinos. Little to no traffic. Hardly any pedestrians. The Strip was throwing off some serious post-apocalyptic vibes. Images like that, broadcast around the world, could have broken a lesser city’s spirit.
The New Mexico State University Art Museum postponed their three Spring 2021 exhibits “Sorry for the Mess,” “Pasos Ajenos,” and “Saint Joseph & The Laborers,” until June 2021.
Many areas of life have been compromised by the pandemic, and the visual arts are certainly one of them.
Lance Smith is Queer. To quote feminist theorist Bell Hooks “queer not as being about who you’re having sex with (that can be a dimension of it); but queer as being about the self that is at odds with everything around it and has to invent and create and find a place to speak and to thrive and to live.”