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Art exhibits around Las Vegas

‘Soul Warriors’

Teresa Maharaj’s Soul Warrior Collection paintings were inspired by the Samurai warriors of the noble class in feudal Japan. The September show opens with a preview from 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday. Wonderland Gallery in the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 110. Noon-4 p.m. Tue.-Sun. 4-10 p.m. First Friday or by appointment. 702-686-4010; wonderlandgallery.com; beautyinthedarkness.com

Photographs by Barry Sweet

“The Creative Vision of Photojournalist Barry Sweet” exhibition showcases photographs spanning his 50-year career. Sweet will discuss his work during the exhibit’s Preview Thursday event from 5 to 10 p.m.The Corner Gallery at Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite220. 2-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 5-10 p.m. Preview Thursday, 5-11 p.m. First Friday and by appointment. 702-501-9219; lasvegascornergallery.com

Art exhibit by Brian Martinez

“20,” an exhibit of paintings representing the experience of being 20, by Brian Martinez. Preview night will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Joseph Watson Collection at the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 115. 12:30-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 6-11 p.m. First Friday and 6-9 p.m. Preview Thursday. facebook.com/josephwatsoncollection

The Black and White Show

Exhibition of drawings, prints and photographs by Donald Corpier Starr, Hayden Senter, Alexander Lui, Calrice Tara and Terrien Hale. The artists will be at the show’s opening from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Priscilla Fowler Fine Art, Art Square, 1025 S. First St. Noon-6 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Preview Thursday 5-9 p.m. First Friday 5-11 p.m. 719-371-5640; priscillafowler.com

Vinyl banner exhibit

Red is the color theme for the vinyl banners on display as part of the city of Las Vegas’ Aerial Gallery. The exhibit features artwork by eight artists on light poles spanning eight blocks in downtown Las Vegas. First Street Art Trail, located on First Street from Boulder Avenue to Bridger Avenue. 702-229-2787

‘Beyond Good & Evil’

Exhibition of cyber-kinetic creations, using motors, pulleys, lights and video, by Michael Davies. The Metropolitan Gallery of Las Vegas on the second floor at Neonopolis, 450 Fremont St. Noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat. 702-382-2926; mglv.org

‘World Heritage Collection’

Mario Basner’s photographic art collection, celebrating culture, diversity and humanity. Next to Cafe Leone at Tivoli Village, 400 S.Rampart Blvd. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 702-534-0000; mariobasner.com

‘Raiders — Rough & Ready’

The sports art exhibition features licensed paintings and prints of the Raiders by Dave Hobrecht, Edgar Brown, Robert Hurst and others. Proceeds from sales will benefit the Deacon Jones Foundation’s Young Emerging Artists Education & Scholarship Program. Bash Fine Art & Custom Framing, 750 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 14; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-6 p.m. Sat., noon-4 p.m. Sun. and by appointment. 702-550-4943; bashfineart.com


Abstract photographic landscapes of natural horizon lines by Jessica Larva, associate professor of art, media and design at DePaul University. Artspace Gallery at CSN’s Cheynne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., North Las Vegas. 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 702-651-4146; csn.edu/artgallery

‘Play On Gary, Play On’

Curated by D.K. Sole, the exhibit includes a wooden wall sculpture by New York artist Richard Francisco, an assembly of traditional Mexican masks, and rarely seen historical objects from the Barrick Collection. West Gallery at UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. , noon-5 p.m. Sat. 702-895-3381; unlv.edu/barrickmuseum

Pete Menefee exhibition

“The Artistry of Pete Menefee: Costume Design for the Nevada Stage,” featuring photographs, stage costumes and original costume renderings for “Jubilee!” and “Splash.” Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., next to the Springs Preserve. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. 702-486-5205; nvdtca.org/nevadastatemuseumlasvegas

‘FIT Babalogic in the Desert’

Chinese artist Laurens Tan’s exhibit includes “Babalogic,” a model of the Tower of Babel, and “Birth” (“Dan Sheng”), a sculpture surrounded by 2,000 eggs. Rotunda Gallery at Clark County Government Center, 500 Grand Central Parkway. 702-455-7030; clarkcountynv.gov/parks/Pages/cultural-division.aspx

Drummers’ photography

“Summer of Drumming,” an exhibition of photography by musicians Steve Smith, Bill Ward, Chad Smith, Steven Adler, Carl Palmer, Dave Lombardo and Chad Sexton. Carl Palmer will make an appearance from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Gallery of Music & Art in the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. 702-366-9904; gma-lv.com

‘Third World America II’

Daniel Miller’s exhibition of paintings to call attention to the homeless population in America. A percentage of proceeds from sales will go to Three Square food bank. Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road, North Las Vegas. Noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 702-647-7378; facebook.com/leftofcentergallery

BC Art Guild exhibit

“Whatever Your Heart Desires,” a fine art exhibit by Boulder City Art Guild artists. Main lobby and front hallway at Boulder City Hospital, 901 Adams Blvd. bouldercityartguild.com

‘Tested Ground’

The exhibition includes photography, drawings and mixed media by Andreana Donahue, Alexa Hoyer, Joan Linder, Jenny Odell and Nicolas Shake. East Gallery at UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-5 p.m. Sat. 702-895-3381; unlv.edu/barrickmuseum

Mike Smith exhibition

“Cartooning the Presidency: A Cartoon Retrospective” exhibition features sketches focused on the presidency, over several recent presidential administrations, by award-winning editorial cartoonist Mike Smith. Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., No. 190. 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (to 9 p.m. First Friday). 702-800-4670; nevadahumanities.org

‘My Visions of Italy’

Photographs by Boulder City Art Guild member Carol Bilodeau. Boulder City Art Guild Gallery at Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., Boulder City. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. 702-293-2138; bouldercityartguild.com

Modernist Cuisine photography

Chef, photographer, scientist and author Nathan Myhrvold’s collection of food photography. Modernist Cuisine Gallery in the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun.-Thu. and 10 a.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat. modernistcuisine.com

National Geographic Photo Ark

A photo exhibition of animals in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is on display along the wall adjacent to the Shark Reef and inside the attraction. Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. 702-632-4555; natgeophotoark.org

‘I Am the Greatest’

Exhibition showcasing the life and legacy of boxer and activist Muhammad Ali. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. 702-693-7871; bellagio.com

Clinton Wright exhibit

Images of everyday life of African-Americans in Las Vegas’ historic Westside neighborhood from the Clinton Wright Photograph Collection. Florence “Flo” Mlynarczyk Gallery at UNLV’s Lied Library, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. 702-895-2111; library.unlv.edu

‘Outside the Box’

An exhibit by artists who use cardboard as the main medium source of their artwork. Grand Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu. 702-229-6511; www.lasvegasnevada.gov

‘Les Folies Bergere’

The Las Vegas News Bureau and Nevada State Museum exhibition of the long-running Tropicana show features rare photographs, costumes and personal narratives from performers to costume designers. Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., next to the Springs Preserve. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. 702-486-5205; nvdtca.org/nevadastatemuseumlasvegas

‘California Expressions’

Bobby Wheat’s large-format film photography exhibition features photos taken throughout California. Bobby Wheat Gallery at Downtown Summerlin, 1825 Festival Plaza Drive. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 702-569-7080; bobbywheat.com

To submit gallery listings, email mrhynes@reviewjournal.com.

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