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  • Imaginings through Illustrations: Work by Children’s Book Illustrators

    September 18 – November 30, 2013
    Historic Fifth Street School Gallery
    401 S. Fourth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101

    The exhibit presents artwork by illustrators Jorge Betancourt-Polanco, Elisha Cooper, Adam Gustavson, Bethanie Murguia, Kip Noschese, and Joseph Watson. This exhibit is supported by public funding for the arts through the Nevada Arts Council, a division of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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    or call (702) 229-1012
  • Mary Hill Artists Books – Mesquite Trees

    October 7 – November 22, 2013

    October 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery
    500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89155

    Artist Mary Hill has created three-dimensional book art and printed paper sculptures inspired by the mesquite tree. Drawn to the extraordinary beauty of the native mesquite tree and how it survives in the desert, Hill suggests correlations between the mesquite tree and our relationship with the land.

  • Fred Sigman “Bottomlands: Photographs of the Las Vegas Wash”

    October 4 – November 30,
    Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
    1017 S. First Street, #190, Las Vegas, NV 89101

    The exhibition consists of photographs from the different parts of the series, going back to the 1970s when Fred Sigman was first photographing the Las Vegas Wash as a student at Bishop Gorman High School. The exhibit also will include textual excerpts from his journals recorded along the way.


  • From Alamogordo to Las Vegas: Behind the Scenes of Tales from Lost Vegas

    October 25 – November 22, 2013

    October 25, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Alternate Reality Comics
    4110 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 8, Las Vegas, NV 89119

    See the creative process unfold before your eyes in this exhibition of original art, sketches, notes, designs, and script pages from the home-grown, all-ages adventure comic, Tales from Lost Vegas, commemorating the sixth annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Fest.

  • Clay Arts Vegas – Poetry in Clay Exhibition

    November 1 – November 28, 2013
    Victor F. Keen Gallery at Clay Arts Vegas
    1511 S. Main Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
    Free and Open to the Public

    Ceramic artists, Thomas Bumblauskas, John Gregg, Peter Jakubowski, and Marc Rosenthal have created and exhibition of works inspired by the poetry of some of their favorite poets, including: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lewis Carroll, Sarah Hale, and John Keats.  The ceramic vessels and sculptures will be featured in the Victor F. Keen Gallery at Clay Arts Vegas.

    The Gallery and Studio are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Information at: (702) 375-4147 or