Current Exhibitions

Anne Brigman: A Visionary in Modern Photography

This major retrospective exhibition rediscovers and celebrates the work of Anne Brigman (1869-1950), who is best known for her iconic landscape photographs made in... more »

through January 27, 2019

  • Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall

    Andrea Zittel: Wallsprawl

    through December 31, 2018

    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 »

  • Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains

    through December 31, 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 »

  • Nightingale Sky Room

    BLOOM: Ken Goldberg, Sanjay Krishnan, Fernanda Viégas, and Martin Wattenberg

    through December 31, 2018

    Bloom is an internet-based Earthwork that transforms cold, hard data into an experience of playfulness and unpredictability. A seismograph measures the Hayward Fault’s movements... more »

  • Feature Gallery North

    The Lasting World: Simon Dinnerstein and The Fulbright Triptych

    through January 6, 2019

    The Lasting World: Simon Dinnerstein and The Fulbright Triptych explores the noted New York artist’s creative arc from early, hyperrealist works through more introspective... more »

  • E. L. Wiegand Gallery

    History of Transportation: A Mural Study by Helen Lundeberg

    through January 6, 2019

    A highlight of the E.L. Wiegand Work Ethic Collection, American artist Helen Lundeberg’s History of Transportation traces a progression of labor from the Native... more »

  • Newton and Louise Tarble Gallery

    James Turrell: Roden Crater

    through January 27, 2019

    James Turrell is an artist whose media are light and space, and for the last forty years he has been carefully sculpting the cinder... more »

  • Robert Z. Hawkins Gallery

    Laid Bare in the Landscape

    through January 27, 2019

    This exhibition assembles photographs, films, and performance documentation by women artists who situate the nude female body in outdoor landscapes. It is organized in... more »

  • CA+E Research Library and Archives

    Bethany Laranda Wood: The West at Hand

    through March 3, 2019

    While working in the field with the Land Arts Program of the American West at Texas Tech University in 2011, Bethany Laranda Wood collected... more »

  • Small Works Gallery

    Paul Valadez: Selections from the Great Mexican-American Songbook

    through April 21, 2019

    Using vintage sheet music from the “Great American Songbook” as his backdrop, Paul Valadez re-envisions the idea of the songbook. He integrates nostalgic images... more »

  • Earl and Wanda Casazza Gallery, Carol Franc Buck Gallery

    After Audubon: Art, Observation, and Natural Science

    through April 21, 2019

    Scientific naturalists at the dawn of the heroic age of scientific exploration observed and surveyed the farthest corners of the natural world.  By necessity,... more »

  • Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater Lobby

    Maya Lin: Pin River—Tahoe Watershed

    through January 5, 2020

    For more than two decades Maya Lin (b. 1959) has engaged the vocabulary of a cartographer, making artworks ranging from stand-alone sculptures to room-sized... more »

  • Ina Mae and Raymond Rude Gallery

    Art of the Greater West

    through January 5, 2020

    The Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Art of the Greater West Collection at the Nevada Museum of Art aims to make connections between artistic... more »

  • Art + Environment Gallery

    Trevor Paglen: Orbital Reflector

    through July 5, 2020

    We may not always realize it, but art helps us change the way we see ourselves. That is why when artist Trevor Paglen imagined... more »