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
The museum welcomes three new exhibitions: Modern Desert Markings: An Homage to Las Vegas Area Land Art, Am I Your Type, and Crowd Burst.
Elise Pearlstine — wildlife biologist, perfumer, author, alumna — discusses the complex and storied relationship between humans and fragrant plants in her newest book.
Join the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art for two days of joy and reflection as it says goodbye to all of its current exhibitions.
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.
Join the museum for the documentary that sensitively investigates the experience of pregnancy in a masculine-identifying body. The screening is only open to UNLV students, staff, and faculty.
Five to 10 artists will be chosen to produce work that responds to five historic Nevadan land art sites associated with artworks by Walter De Maria, Jean Tinguely, and Michael Heizer.
Barrick Museum In The News
‘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.