"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.
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.
Preston presents photographs from his new coffee-table book which features well-known cartoonists, comic book artists, animators, and illustrators in their studios. Free. Gallery at West Charleston Library through March 27.lvccld.org
The display includes small works in charcoal and oil paint exploring moral apathy, race, and conflict in America. Mon.–Fri. 7A–5:30P, free. Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St., second floor, through March 28. artslasvegas.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. Through March 31.
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. Through April 1. Origen Museum at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
Henderson Libraries has a full slate of International Festival events in April. You learn about another culture, through classes, demonstrations, exhibits, and performances. Included: Italian and German cooking, Nigerian arts and crafts, paper marbling, Russian language class.
View this exhibition of digital print artwork by Chinese-born multimedia artist, designer, and Associate Professor of Art and Design at Monmouth University. Free. Artspace Gallery at the NLV campus of CSN, through April 7.
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, through April 8. lvccld.org
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., through April 25. artslasvegas.org
Art inspired by Gold Butte National Monument, Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument and Basin and Range National Monument--Nevada's three National Monuments--will be shown April 27 through June 23 in the Sahara West Library. Included: paintings, wall murals, photographs, and sculptures.