The Arts at UNLV


From world-class artists to notable speakers, UNLV hosts a wide variety of cultural, educational, and academic activities that are open to the public.

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art & Baepler Xeric Garden

Known as the center for arts on campus, the museum features rotating exhibitions of incredible works from past and present cultures. The adjacent 9,000 square-foot garden exhibits drought-tolerant plants from across the world and an efficient irrigation system which combine to save water and create an attractive landscape.

Jessie & Bryan Metcalf Art Gallery

Located in the Richard Tam Alumni Center, the 3,000 square foot circular art gallery overlooks the Heliotrope, a contemporary sculpture created by internationally famous artist Patrick Zentz.

Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall

With comfortable seating for 1,800+ attendees, excellent acoustics, and great sightlines, this spacious concert hall showcases a wide range of student and professional performances throughout the year including ballet, light opera, folk, pop, jazz, and full symphonic productions.

Judy Bayley Theatre

Home to many of UNLV’s performing arts groups, this attractive 550-seat theatre features a raked auditorium, a fully-rigged proscenium stage, and a thrust-apron that can be used as an orchestra pit. For performance schedules and tickets, visit