Top Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Las Vegas

Top Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Las Vegas

Art thrives in Las Vegas and with the mild temperatures, it is a perfect time to explore the interpretation of the world past and present through another’s eyes in artistic expression. Downtown offers a festival of art while the Las Vegas Strip showcases culture in a variety of mediums. With a Spanish speaking population of over 35 percent and one of the top destinations for Spanish speaking tourists, art events are celebrated to bridge cultural differences.

“Da Vinci The Exhibition”
Imagine Exhibitions Gallery
Inside the Venetian | Palazzo
3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-1000
www.venetian.com

“Da Vinci The Exhibition” is a hands-on exhibit allowing visitors of all ages a chance to see and learn about original Renaissance man Leonardo Da Vinci’s creations in a new way through interactive displays. Visitors can operate many of the 65 inventions and machines brought to life from Da Vinci’s Codices as well as view advanced anatomical studies, 3-D models and his renowned paintings. The exhibit is located in a gallery off the hotel’s lobby.

First Friday
1228 S. Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
www.firstfridaylasvegas.com

The outdoor event, First Friday Downtown Las Vegas, is celebrated in the Arts District in Downtown Las Vegas on the first Friday of the month showcasing artists of all caliber and genres, with live music, food, drinks and games. The hub is on Casino Center Boulevard between Colorado and California streets. First Friday also includes the Fremont East district on Fremont Street between Las Vegas Boulevard and Sixth Street, Art Square, The Arts Factory and Artisan.

“Fabergé Revealed”
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Bellagio Resort & Casino
3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 693-7871
www.bellagio.com

“Fabergé Revealed” will showcase 238 rare Fabergé artifacts at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art organized in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. A part of the largest public collection of Fabergé outside of Russia, the exhibition will explore the history of the Russian imperial family from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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“People and Places”
Sahara West Library
9600 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 507-3630
www.lvccld.org

Inspired by the West’s special beauty, David Mazur will showcase southwestern landscapes including Red Rock Canyon and Mt. Charleston in series of paintings and drawings in the art gallery at the Sahara West Library. He also expresses his creativity in figurative works and is working on Western-themed subjects such as cowboys and Indians unique to the southwest.

“Descubrimiento de Puerto Rico”
Hispanic Museum of Nevada
The Boulevard Mall
3680 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 773-2203
www.hispanicmuseumnv.com

New artist Lina Mercedes García will be showing her Descubrimiento de Puerto Rico exhibit at the The Hispanic Museum of Nevada. Her focus of her art depicts the Taino indigenous natives who were on the island when it was discovered by Europeans. The museum promotes education and awareness about Mexico, Latin America countries and the Caribbean and collaborates with artists that are locally based as well as national and international organizations to bring their works to Las Vegas. Southern Nevada has a Spanish-speaking population estimated to be 35 percent and is also one of the top destinations for Spanish-speaking tourism.

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