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Former Poet Laureate admiring art on NSC campus

The Arts at Nevada State
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Our mission as the Office of Arts & Culture is to enhance living and learning through arts and culture on campus and in the community. We further this mission by supporting the creative endeavors of our students and our community. Some of these endeavors include: The Artist at Work, The Campus as Museum, Nevada State College Student Galleries, temporary exhibitions, and unique cultural events and community partnerships.

Current Call for Art : Nepantla Mural
Nevada State College’s Nepantla Program seeks a local artist or artist team to design and create a mural with Nepantla students that depicts the journey of disenfranchised and under-represented students in higher education. This mural will be housed in the Liberal Arts & Sciences Building on the Nepantla office near the front entryway and lobby. See full details for deadline extension and submission process here: Extension_RFQ_Nepantla Mural_Call for Art

Above: Artwork in RSC facing Mt. Scorpion.
Artwork: Jeff Fulmer, Fishhook Cactus. Acrylic on Wooden Form. 2014 | Saguaro. Acrylic on Wooden Form. 2014 | Ocotilla. acrylic on wooden form. 2014
Artwork: David Ohlerking, Scorpion Mountain. Oil on Wood Panel. 2015
Photo Credit: Ian Probasco

Left: United States Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, viewing A Requiem for the Outsiders.
Artwork: Gig Depio,  A Requiem for the Outsiders. oil on canvas. 2014
Photo Credit: Ed Fuentes

Art Collection & Exhibitions

BE TRANSFORMED by our permanent collection featuring more than 70 works by 34 local artists hung throughout public spaces in our main campus buildings and plaza, and temporary exhibitions we host throughout the year.

Artwork: Nanhyo Park, Papyrus Diary. Mixed Media. 2015

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Events

We offer a rich variety of free public programs and invite you to explore our art-infused campus. Check out our events calendar and BE PART OF ART at our poetry readings and workshops, musical performances, film viewings, lectures, seminars, and other creative workshops.

Artist: United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

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Your gift supports inspired initiatives like The Artist at Work, The Campus as Museum, Nevada State College student galleries, temporary exhibitions, and unique cultural events and community partnerships. Click below to find out more.

Artwork: Nate Clark, Four By Fives, Acrylic and Ink on Canvas. 2014

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