In The News: Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 24, 2022

‘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.)

Las Vegas Weekly
March 24, 2022

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.

Broadway World
January 12, 2022

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.

Carson NOW
January 7, 2022

Awardees have organizational missions that are humanities focused and/or demonstrate a commitment to public humanities or educational programming accessible to all Nevadans.

January 3, 2022

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.

December 30, 2021

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.

Las Vegas Weekly
December 16, 2021

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.

Kim Stringfellow Projects
December 15, 2021

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.

November 9, 2021

The Guatemalan government killed her father. Elena Brokaw seeks to remember him through art.

November 5, 2021

Since reopening in August 2020, UNLV’s Barrick Museum has been going full-tilt with exhibitions, often showing several at one time.

Vegas PBS
November 5, 2021

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.

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.