Rachel Stiff "Long Distance" (2013) Mixed media I Courtesy the artist
Over the summer UNLV will showcase exhibit recently acquired works to the Barrick Museum and Las Vegas Art Museum collections. From the release:
"Many of the artists included in Recent Acquisitions have ties to Las Vegas. As a cross section of the diverse practices pursued by contemporary artists, this exhibition reaffirms the Barrick’s commitment to collecting art of the present. The vast majority of the works will be on display for the first time since entering the Museum’s collections."
"Recent Acquisitions" opening reception is June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. and runs through September 19.
From May to August, the Barrick's summer hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m on Mondays through Fridays: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Closed Sundays and state and federal holidays. The cost is free with a suggested voluntary $5 for adults; $2 for children and senior.
The Barrick Museum welcomes the following artists:
Rita Abbey • Jason Adkins • Phil Argent • Robert Beckmann • Erik Beehn • Thomas Burke
Patricia Burns • Carole Caroompas • Kevin Chupik • Sam Davis • Jack Endewelt • Justin Favela
Sush Machida Gaikotsu • Angela Kallus • Wendy Kveck • Brian Porray • Rachel Stiff • Nicolas Shake
Erin Stellmon • John Stoelting • Michael Reafsnyder • Marty Walsh • Yek • Brian Zimmerman
Above: Stephen Hendee created sculpture for the celebration of 30 years of public art programming in the City of Las Vegas.