Current Barrick Museum News
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.
The exhibition runs Jan. 15 - April 2 and dates, times, and other details of the performances will be announced on the Barrick Museum’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.
Following a public call for submissions, what returned tackled topics engendered by "Justice" from police brutality and Black Lives Matter to transgender civil rights, protest, decay and erosion, lives lost, equity, and reform.
Barrick Museum In The News
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.”
SHOWGIRLS IS BAD. This is close to a universally accepted truth. A lot has been written about how and why Paul Verhoeven’s 1995 stripper saga is bad. Some say it’s simply astoundingly bad; some argue its badness is a species of exotic camp worthy of cult-movie status; others make the case that the film is a satire whose badness is part of its stinging commentary.
Many consider Las Vegas to the world’s entertainment capital. This city in the United States is associated with gambling, nightlife, entertainment shows, and bright neon signs. You may however be surprised to know that Sin City also has many very good art galleries. They are in the Downtown, and even in the famous Strip, where most of the casinos are located.