The exhibition is organized by shape; visitors are invited to contemplate how the form of each vessel informs both practical use and communicates ideas of power, identity, and belief. Free. Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV, unlv.edu
"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.
Henderson Libraries has a full slate of International Festival events in April and May. You learn about another culture, through classes, demonstrations, exhibits, and performances. Included: cooking demonstrations and classes, arts and crafts, language classes, discussions, and films.
A traveling healing exhibition of items collected from friends, family, and loved ones, memorializing the losses from the tragic Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting. Free. Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., artslasvegas.org
This exhibit showcases works by outstanding local watercolorists exploring subjects as varied as still life, abstracts, portraits, and landscapes. Free for members or with general admission. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
The final showing of the winning photography that was published in the June 2017 issue and toured throughout Southern Nevada. Free. Mayor’s Gallery at Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., artslasvegas.org
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.
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.
Born in California and now living in Portland, artist Hayden Senter challenges reality and explores the idea that some of the most important elements of his life are only “transitory”. Using a combination of muted and pastel color palettes, Senter’s prints, paintings, and drawings evoke a feeling a separation and offer a surrealistic take on pastoral narratives.
From crafts to food to everything in between, this is the place to celebrate all things artsy. Cockroach Theatre offers 20-minute vignettes, multiple food trucks offer mouth-watering dining, and booths of all sorts offer one-of-a-kind items. 5–11P, free. 1025 First Street, ffflv.org
Inviting visitors to weave aspects of themselves into a participatory artwork, artist Mary Corey March gives viewers new insights into both themselves and the people they see every day. Free. Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV through May 12, unlv.edu
Memory, passion, voice, excess, race, gender, and intersectionality are all brought into question as viewers search for ways in which a museum collection can reflect their own multifaceted understanding of what they are. Free. Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV through May 12. unlv.edu
A traveling healing exhibition of items collected from friends, family, and loved ones, memorializing the losses from the tragic Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting. Free. Durango Hills Community Center/YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Hills Drive, artslasvegas.org
Join us as we celebrate this year’s Photo Contest finalists at the 5th Annual Desert Companion Photo Showcase on Thursday, May 31 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Historic 5th Street School. Enjoy light-bites, refreshments, and entertainment along with a retrospective exhibit showcasing a selection of past Photo Contest winners.