Barrick Museum News

Museum exterior
Nov 7, 2017
UNLV History

Marjorie Barrick’s involvement in UNLV and the community went far beyond her time in the classroom. Here's the story of one of our campus' pioneers.

art gallery
Sep 13, 2017
Arts & Culture

In an era of answers at our fingertips, UNLV’s real role is to promote ignorance in our students, argues the Barrick Museum’s D.K. Sole.

two women looking at art exhibit
Aug 30, 2017
Arts & Culture

History professor finds the humanity in a Barrick Museum exhibit meditating on the minutiae of atomic testing history.

Single visitor looking at the Tested Ground museum exhibit
Jun 12, 2017
Arts & Culture

How to use the Barrick Museum’s new exhibit to talk to your children about the environment.

Christmas Angel III by Kim Rugg
May 9, 2017
Arts & Culture

An installation at the Barrick compels museum curators and UNLV mailroom staff to take new notice of each other.

Artwork by Julie Oppermann
Apr 25, 2017
Arts & Culture

A pair of neuroscience professors break down Julie Oppermann's works, which very deliberately manipulate the brain.

Meghan Smythe, Purple Lady
Mar 24, 2017
Arts & Culture

Can you name five female artists? The Barrick Museum's collection will help you pass this cultural test for Women's History Month.

ceramic sculpture
Feb 10, 2017
Arts & Culture

What happens in an art museum between exhibitions? Here’s a peek into the process.