This year’s juried art exhibit includes artists who were chosen based on the texture present in each of their works and the visual similarity in the subjects each artist presents. Free. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
Dating back to 1923, these awards are the nation's longest-running, most-prestigious recognition program for creative teens. 9A–5P, free for members or with paid admission. Origen Museum at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
You can unleash your creativity and “paint on air” in 3-D space using the new virtual reality equipment at the Springs Preserve. The world beyond two dimensions will become your canvas as you explore a palette of 3-D brushes, floating stars, neon lights, fire and more.
This exhibit spans the career of Harold Bradford. Of special interest for Black History month are his paintings of Buffalo Soldiers. His newest work is also exhibited, along with sketchbook images and writings showing his creative process.
The diversity program offers a collection of oil paintings utilizing a classical style to depict contemporary subject matter, both figurative and narrative in theme. Free. Gallery at Summerlin Library, lvccld.org
"Global Villagers: Street Portraits from Around the World”, a collection of candid portraits by Las Vegas photographer Lamar Marchese, will be shown February 21 through April 29. The photos were made during a round-the-world cruise, during which the photographer gained an appreciation for what unites mankind rather than divides us. There will be a reception February 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Southern Nevada Rock Art Association meets on the fourth Monday of every month, starting at 6:30 p.m., in the REI store in Boca Park. Admission is free and anyone interested in rock art is invited to attend. There's usually a program on rock art and/or archeology, most often local or regional.
The Domsky Glass open house will have glass blowing demonstration, an amazing gallery exhibiting local artists' work, a huge studio space where some of Las Vegas' treasured glass works have been created, and a boutique with one-of-a-kind creations.
Queen Bee Market will host a market featuring handmade items March 9 and 10 in the Conference Center of Las Vegas. There will be home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture and more. You can shop at vendor booths, participate in make-and-take stations and enjoy demonstrations,.
Artist James R. Atha manipulates photographs of water into abstractions, encouraging viewers to notice the shapes, patterns, and colors found in nature. Free. Gallery at Laughlin Library, through March 10. lvccld.org
Artist Ronda Churchill shares her candid photographs centering on the architecture, culture, and people of Cuba as seen through a photojournalist’s eye. Free. Gallery at Whitney Library, through March 18 lvccld.org