Art galleries in Las Vegas

Black and white weekend

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, aka Mickey Mouse’s predecessor, will be celebrated with meet-and-greets, book signings and a special performance from Friday to Sunday. Artist Dave Bossert will sign copies of “Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons” over the weekend, and the Broadway Collective of the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday. The public is invited to wear black and white attire to the gallery. Magical Memories Gallery Featuring Disney Fine Art on the Terrace Level at the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South.


City Lights Art Gallery will have its annual art event, featuring original fine art by more than 20 local artists, on board the Nevada Southern Railway from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The fundraiser for the gallery’s scholarship fund will include live music, raffles for artwork, hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Tickets are $30, and must be purchased in advance. 600 Yucca St., Boulder City.

Art exhibit by Brian Martinez

“20,” an exhibit of paintings representing the experience of being 20, by Brian Martinez. Joseph Watson Collection at the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 115.

Mike Smith exhibition

“Cartooning the Presidency: A Cartoon Retrospective” features sketches focused on the presidency, over several recent administrations, by award-winning editorial cartoonist Mike Smith. Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., No. 190.

Photographs by Ken Howard

“American Road Trip,” featuring the art of postcard snapshots by Ken Howard. Art House LV Gallery 1229 S. Casino Center Blvd.

‘Third World America II’

Daniel Miller’s exhibition of paintings to call attention to the homeless population in America. A percentage of all proceeds from sales will go to Three Square food bank. Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road, North Las Vegas.

‘Soul Warriors’

Teresa Maharaj’s Soul Warrior Collection paintings were inspired by the Samurai warriors of the noble class in feudal Japan. Wonderland Gallery in the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 110.;

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. Gallery of Music &Art in the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

‘Harbinger of Time’

Exhibition of paintings and prints by John Moffitt. Bash Fine Art &Custom Framing, 750 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 14.

Raymond Pettibon exhibit

Drawings and prints from Raymond Pettibon. MCQ Fine Art, 620 S. Seventh St.

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‘Hello From Japan!’

This touring exhibit celebrates modern and traditional life in Japan. Visitors will experience a kawaii (which translates to cute or adorable) streetscape, inspired by Tokyo’s Harajuku district, and enjoy the serenity of a natural Shinto shrine park. Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place. To submit gallery listings, email

Raymond Pettibon exhibit

Drawings and prints from Raymond Pettibon. MCQ Fine Art, 620 S. Seventh St.

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.

Windows on First

Camilla Quinn’s exhibit “Appropriation” explores the history and evolution of the mandala, a Buddhist and Hindu geometric figure representing the universe. Windows on First at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., located along First Street.

‘Nude Survey 6’

The group exhibition, by 40 artists from Las Vegas and Los Angeles, offers a contemporary take on the historical portrayal of the nude through digital illustrations and oil paintings. Sin City Gallery in New Orleans Square at Commercial Center, 900 Karen Ave., Ste. A212.

Nevada Clay Guild Exhibition

Functional and nonfunctional sculptural works selected by Nevada Clay Guild artists. Grand Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St.

‘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.

Pete Menefee exhibition

“The Artistry of Pete Menefee: Costume Design for the Nevada Stage,” curated by Karan Feder, features photographs, stage costumes and original costume renderings for “Jubilee!” and “Splash.” Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., next to the Springs Preserve.

The Black and White Show

Exhibition of drawings, prints and photographs by Donald Corpier Starr, Hayden Senter, Alexander Lui, Clarice Tara and Terrien Hale. Priscilla Fowler Fine Art, Art Square, 1025 S. First St.

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.

Photographs by Barry Sweet

“The Creative Vision of Photojournalist Barry Sweet” exhibition showcases photographs spanning his 50-year career. The Corner Gallery at Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 220.

Fabric art exhibit

Boulder City Art Guild member Drina Fried’s exhibit of embellished fabric collage productions. Boulder City Art Guild Gallery at Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., Boulder City.

Paintings at Obsidian Fine Art

Exhibits of oil figure paintings by Steve Anthony and paintings of fall landscapes by Mandy Joy. Obsidian Fine Art at the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 240.

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.

‘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.

Clay creations

Exhibit of pottery work by Lauren Smith and ceramic sculptures by Magda Gluszek. Keen Gallery at Clay Arts Vegas, 1511 S. Main St.

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.

‘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.

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