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Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art News

The Barrick presents fine art exhibitions and programs of educational outreach. We are also southern Nevada’s most important collecting institution.

Current Barrick Museum 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.

A hand picks up a piece of candy from a pile of it on the floor
Arts and Culture | October 4, 2021

The exhibition is on view through September 2023 and is held in partnership with the Arts Bridges Foundation.

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.

A map of Arizona with tags hanging off it
Arts and Culture | September 15, 2021

This dynamic global exhibition project is carried out locally by students from UNLV’s Department of Anthropology.

image of young black girl on city street
Arts and Culture | August 31, 2021

Curated by Erica Vital-Lazare, the exhibition is presented by the Womxn of Color Arts Festival and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.

Barrick Museum In The News

Las Vegas Weekly
October 14, 2021

The new exhibition in the East Gallery of UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is vastly different from nearly every other art exhibit you’ve seen.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
October 4, 2021

Q’shaundra James is a storyteller.

Nevada State News
September 24, 2021

Support for a fourth national monument in southern Nevada is strong, say conservation groups, and with the right messaging they believe support will only grow.

Nevada Current
September 22, 2021

Support for a fourth national monument in southern Nevada is strong, say conservation groups, and with the right messaging they believe support will only grow.

Las Vegas Weekly
September 9, 2021

There’s no fitting women like Erica Vital-Lazare into a box. To her College of Southern Nevada students, she’s a professor of creative writing. To the literary scene, she’s an inspiring force, moving from one blooming project to the next, like the busy and exceptionally brilliant bee that she is.

Las Vegas Weekly
August 26, 2021

Culture: Art exhibits, theater productions, and more.

Barrick Museum Experts

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Recent Barrick Museum Accomplishments

July 19, 2021
Alisha Kerlin (Barrick Museum of Art) was appointed to the board of Rogers Art Loft. Rogers Art Loft welcomes national and international artists to work for two to eight weeks in downtown Las Vegas. Their mission is dedicated to inclusivity, originality, and empowerment of artists. They seek to support artists in all steps of their development;...
December 4, 2020
The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art received a Nevada Humanities grant for $7,500 to pair artists with scholars.
November 23, 2020
Alisha Kerlin (Barrick Museum) will take part in an online "Director's Discussion" at New Mexico State University Art Museum during the opening night of “Sorry for the Mess (SFTM),” featuring work by artists Justin Favela and Ramiro Gomez, originated at the Barrick Museum of Art. The discussion takes place at 6 p.m., Jan. 21 via Zoom.
October 29, 2020
The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art (Fine Arts) just was named a recipient of a new relief grant to support arts organizations in a 13-state western region. WESTAF is partnering with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to provide the grant.
September 17, 2020
Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art (Fine Arts) was the original venue for an exhibition, “Sorry for the Mess,” that now is traveling to the New Mexico State University Art Museum (UAM). It features work by artists Justin Favela ('10 Art) and Ramiro Gomez. It is the second show to originate at the Barrick Museum of Art to travel. The exhibition of...
October 28, 2019
Chad Scott (Teaching & Learning) is an art educator-in-residence at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art where he has created the program Accessing the Arts, a collaboration with the department of teaching and learning, The Smith Center, the Clark County School District's School-Community Partnership Program, and the Art Educators of Nevada that...