In The News: Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art
‘There’s been no lack of excitement, no shortage of people wanting to be involved,” artist Mikayla Whitmore says of “Spirit of the Land,” a recently opened group exhibit she helped curate that runs through July 23 in UNLV’s Barrick Museum. (There will be a concurrent exhibit in the Searchlight Community Center.)
Shoes, beverage cans, shell casings, undergarments and fragments of holiday ornaments are piled up inside Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art. The mountain of trash represents Spirit Mountain, the main geological feature within the proposed Avi Kwa Ame national monument south of Las Vegas near Searchlight.
Taking place throughout the 9th edition of the fair, the inaugural Directors Summit will bring together a diverse group of emerging art museum leaders from across the US.
Awardees have organizational missions that are humanities focused and/or demonstrate a commitment to public humanities or educational programming accessible to all Nevadans.
The countdown to the new year might be over but the clock keeps ticking. Here's a look at 10 art attractions to check out in Las Vegas before they're gone for good and others that have just opened or are opening soon.
Elena Brokaw’s work serves as a reminder of the tangible remains of American foreign interference and state-sanctioned violence in Guatemala — the pieces left over, decades after the collective American conscience has moved on.
Local writer and scholar Erica Vital-Lazare poses at UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art during Seeing/Seen, a group show that she curated, on August 27.
The Mojave Project, through our non-profit fiscal sponsor Fulcrum Arts, has been awarded a California Humanities’ Humanities for All Quick Grant for our upcoming 2022 Mojave Project Webinar Series hosted by the Majorie Barrick Museum of Art and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The Guatemalan government killed her father. Elena Brokaw seeks to remember him through art.
Since reopening in August 2020, UNLV’s Barrick Museum has been going full-tilt with exhibitions, often showing several at one time.
At one time, accessing works of art in Las Vegas meant visiting galleries or a private collection, perhaps traveling to a city with renowned art museums. Usually, those trips would mean visitors would observe the artwork while it was hanging on the wall or sitting in a sculpture garden.
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.