Current Exhibitions

Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada

Nevada Museum of Art Curatorial Director and Curator of Contemporary Art JoAnne Northrup has partnered with Las Vegas-based art advisor Michele Quinn to co-curate... more »

through October 23, 2016


  • Feature Gallery North

    Ai Weiwei, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold

    through October 23, 2016

    This installation consists of a dozen gilded bronze sculptures representing the animal symbols from the traditional Chinese zodiac. Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei drew inspiration... more »

  • First Floor

    Robert Adams: Around the House

    through December 11, 2016

    For almost five decades, Robert Adams’s extraordinarily influential photographs have explored the western American landscape and its transformations. In his most recent project, Adams... more »

  • Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Andrea Zittel: Wallsprawl

    through December 31, 2016

    Andrea Zittel’s Wallsprawl #4 (Las Vegas, Next to Nellis Air Force Base), is based on an aerial photograph of the southern Nevada military installation known... more »

  • Robert Z. Hawkins Gallery

    Anthony McCall: Swell

    through January 8, 2017

    Commissioned by the Nevada Museum of Art, New York-based artist Anthony McCall has created a new immersive light installation—a compelling example of a virtual... more »

  • Ina Mae and Raymond Rude Gallery

    Dennis Parks: Land, Language and Clay

    through January 8, 2017

    Dennis Parks is a ceramist who moved to the rural ghost town of Tuscarora, Nevada in 1966, where he established the internationally-known Tuscarora Pottery... more »

  • Contemporary Gallery

    Leiko Ikemura: Poetics of Form

    through January 15, 2017

    In April 2013, a patron and staff group from the Nevada Museum of Art visited A27 Atelier Haus in Berlin, Germany. After spending a... more »

  • Earl and Wanda Casazza Gallery

    A Place in the Country: Aboriginal Australian Paintings

    through June 5, 2017

    This exhibition is drawn from the Martha Hesse Dolan and Robert E. Dolan Collection. Country is spoken about in the same way non-Aboriginal people... more »

  • Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Trevor Paglen: Orbital Reflector

    through January 1, 2018

    The fourteen-foot diameter mylar balloon hanging in the Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall is a model for a future artwork by contemporary artist Trevor... more »

  • Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains

    through May 11, 2018

    Across the desert south of Las Vegas, Nevada, rises a large, colorful anomaly. Seven colossal stone forms defy gravity with their teetering formations. The... more »


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