In The News: Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

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To many, he was known as “The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” to others, “The Hillbilly Cat,” “The Memphis Flash,” “Elvis the Pelvis,” or simply “The King.” In Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, Elvis Presley will always be remembered for the many years he spent performing to sold-out audiences from 1969 to 1977.

Las Vegas Review Journal

The song’s opening line tells the story of Las Vegas — then and today. “Bright light city, gonna set my soul, gonna set my soul on fire.” “It showed you there was more to Las Vegas than mobsters and the Rat Pack. That message had value,” Las Vegas historian Michael Greene says of the titular tune from the 1964 film “Viva Las Vegas.”

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The Marjorie Barrick Museum on the UNLV campus has always been a container for feeling. Every work of art it features holds multiple complex themes and ideations. The most recent exhibition, The Emotional Show, brings these already present factors to the forefront, a gambit of sentiment forming a panorama of emotional landscapes. In the panoply of sensations in attendance, fear and its corollaries present themselves boldly. The work in this show has become pronounced in relevance since the December 6 UNLV campus shooting that had the museum staff sheltering in place with terror and uncertainty.

Las Vegas Review Journal

You can learn a lot about a city in its museums — and just by the types of museums it has.

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The Rebel Recovery Program will offer several scheduled and pop-up mental health events.

In 2012, the Las Vegas Art Museum’s collection — consisting of 200 pieces of mostly contemporary art — was moved to the newly renovated Barrick Museum at UNLV.


Art workshops are an essential component of UNLV's healing and unity initiatives. UNLV students, faculty, and staff can attend art-making workshops at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art. Participants can create paper dolls, collages, and attend crochet lessons. These workshops are part of the broader UNLV recovery program, aimed at supporting those affected by the campus shooting on December 6.

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Close to 1,000 people utilized crisis counseling in the days following the December 6 shooting. Thousands more are expected to need resources.

Nevada Business

Art and Fashion collide as we highlight local designers, students and established brands showcasing men’s and women’s fashions.

Desert Companion

One of UNLV’s biggest crowd-pleasers, the annual Art Walk is a campus-wide open house, where the public gets to see all kinds of exhibitions and performances up close and in person.

Las Vegas Weekly

Let’s begin with what’s going right. If you want to see visual art created by locals, there are places to do that.

USA Today

Sin City landmarks where the King made his home, made movies, and made music history