Las Vegas Art Galleries, Museums, Supplies & More

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Today we will all be going on a deep dive into art in Las Vegas and our opening section will fully cover the best art galleries and museums near you.

After that we will get into a variety of other topics like local art supply stores, events, festivals, dealers, appraisers, walking tours, sculptures and statues, art classes, studios for rent, and the top frame shops in your area.

If you are after any specific section you can jump straight to it using the table of contents on the left and we are also including a Las Vegas art map with all of the various places we mention throughout the post pinned on it.

And the curious types can check out our other guides for Southwestern cities at that link.

Best Art Galleries & Museums In Las Vegas

If you want to visit the best art galleries and museums in Las Vegas then head to:

Centaur is the oldest art gallery in your area and it displays the works of master artists Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dal, Renoir, and Alexander Calder among hundreds more. They sell art, hold auctions, and have a very large public collection of Leroy Neiman works which you can check out from 10am to 4pm every day except for Tuesday when they are closed.

Every workshop, exhibition, lecture, and community activity at the Marjorie Barrick Museum is free to view from 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Saturday and the museum also hosts an annual artwalk in the fall.

The Metropolitan Gallery is open from noon to 4:30pm Wednesday through Saturday selling art, holding auctions, and they can also help with the sale of artwork.

The City of the World Art Gallery hosts a monthly juried art exhibition in Las Vegas as well as small weekly events, art classes, workshops and private events but don’t go on Monday because they will be closed.

Elayne La Porta Fine Art is open from 11:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday through Thursday and some of the artwork on display is for sale.

Priscilla Fowler Fine Art also sells art in your area and you can visit them from 1pm to 5pm Sunday through Thursday and from noon to 6pm on Friday and Saturday.

City Lights Art Gallery has art classes for students of all levels of experience plus scholarship programs for qualified graduating high school students in need of financial assistance. Throughout the year they also organize a number of popular art shows that you would probably enjoy and you can check out all they have to offer from noon to 4pm Wednesday through Sunday.

Materials & Supplies Near You

These great local art stores should have all of the materials and supplies you desire:

Desert Art Supplies has two locations in Las Vegas and Henderson and provides a wide range of services including custom picture framing, special orders, computerized mat cutting, vinyl signage, and airbrush/compressor repair along with art classes right there in the store.

Legendarys Art Supplies carries a wide range of street art and graffiti supplies.

Clay Arts Vegas sells pottery supplies and carries over 60 Laguna clay bodies, Spectrum, Laguna, and Mayco glazes, and a wide range of tools. They also provide firing services, pottery classes, and workshops.

Blick Art Materials and the Michaels near you are chain stores you probably already know about.

Shows & Events

Some of the best art shows and events held in your area are:

The Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show is held at the World Market Center where you will find hundreds of demonstrating artists, live on-stage performance acts, and live music.

Summerlin Festival of Arts is a two-day weekend event held in Downtown Summerlin that features over 100 fine artists. Every year over 50,000 people attend the festival which includes children’s activities, open-air fashion, food, and entertainment.

In October the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art hosts Artwalk which features a variety of arts, performances, and live music.

First Friday Las Vegas is a monthly event that features local artists, makers, musicians, and more held right in the heart of the local Arts District.

Art Dealers & Appraisers

When you need help with buying, selling, or valuing a piece contact these art dealers and appraisers:

Kevin Barry Fine Art provides comprehensive services including art selection, concept development, consultation, custom framing, delivery, and installation.

For a specialist in custom picture framing, appraisals, and purchasing assistance contact Art Encounter.

Art Corporation of America provides fine art appraisals, sales, and is more than happy to work with you to sell your fine art.

Martin Lawrence Galleries works with sculptures, paintings, and limited-edition graphics by the world’s most famous artists including Erté, Rembrandt, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, and many more.

Centaur Art Galleries, Metropolitan Gallery, and Priscilla Fowler Fine Art from our best galleries near you list also sell art.

Walking Tours

If you are reading this on a sunny day why not go on an art walking tour at:

The Las Vegas Art District is a vibrant cultural center filled with independent art galleries, performance venues, and street art.

Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours will take you on a tour of the city’s downtown to get a taste of new and emerging urban culture which includes world-class public art, murals, and installations with customized private tours available.

Beginning at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and winding its way through campus grounds and gardens the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Artwalk covers a number of arts, performances, and live music.

Sculptures & Statues

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You can also find some really cool sculptures and statues in your area like:

  • Seven Magic Mountains at S Las Vegas Blvd
  • The Mantis at 707 Fremont St
  • Monument to the Simulacrum at 401 S 4th St
  • The Big Edge at 2600 W Harmon Ave
  • Bliss Dance at 6 Park Ave
  • Replica Statue of Liberty at 3790 S Las Vegas Blvd

Seven Magic Mountains is located near Jean Dry Lake and I-15 in the Ivanpah Valley.

An aerospace engineer named Kirk Jellum created the Mantis which you can find outside of Nevada’s downtown Container Park Shopping Center.

In Centennial Plaza there is a monument to the Simulacrum which was created by Stephen Hendee in 2015.

Nancy Rubins designed the Big Edge in 2009 and it stands 75 feet tall at CityCenter Plaza.

In October 2016 Bliss Dance was installed in The Park in front of the Monte Carlo casino and Marco Cochrane was the one who came up with the idea.

The Replica Statue of Liberty stands outside the New York Hotel and is based on the original.

Las Vegas Art Classes

We are all at different levels and sometimes a lesson or two can give us the boost that we need. Some of the best Las Vegas art schools and classes can be found at:

Kids between the ages of 4 and 14 have enjoyed the art classes in your area at Symbolic Art Center for many years.

If you want to improve your skills in the old master style of oil painting you can take the classes at Atelier Vidigal De Vince.

Wine and Canvas Studio offers adult and children’s art classes as well as private painting parties for a girls’ nights out, birthday party, or other event. Adult classes include sipping your favorite wine or cocktail while the kids get cookies.

The King Art Studio provides group and private local art lessons in any medium including drawing, painting, graphic design, and sculpture to students of all ages as seasonal art camps, painting parties, and life drawing classes are also available. The minimum age for Life Drawing is 18 or with parental permission.

From our initial list City of the World Art Gallery and City Lights Art Gallery offer art classes. You will also find instructors at Desert Art Supplies and Clay Arts Vegas which are both in the art supply list.

Studios For Rent Near You

Those of you who are ready to start a big project can find art studios in Las Vegas like:


A frame can take a normal looking picture a long way, and some of the best places for art framing near you are:

Summerlin, Henderson, Green Valley, and North Las Vegas are served by Elite Art & Framing who provides services like in-home art consultations and digital printing.

Over 3,500 moulding samples and a thousand framing samples are available at Randall’s Art & Framing.

Custom Framing/Art at Your Door provides full services like custom framing including repair and restoration for damaged older and antique frames as well as art pieces and artwork installation in addition to interior design services.

There are over 1,200 wood frame samples to choose from at Artistic Framing.

Other places we have listed throughout the post that also do framing in your area are Desert Art Supplies, Blick, Michaels, and Kevin Barry Fine Art.

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Have Fun Enjoying The Las Vegas Art Scene

Well guys, we tried to cover the full art scene near you to the best of our abilities. You read about a lot of the best local galleries, museums, events, shows, supply stores, dealers, appraisers, walking tours, sculptures, classes, studios, and framers in the area.

Anyone that stuck around this long probably loves art as much as we do. Feel free to share your own tips and tricks in the comments at the end of the post, or please also let us know if we got anything wrong or if anything we posted has become dated.

Have fun going to the galleries, museums, buying supplies or doing anything that has to do with art in Las Vegas!

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This post and all of the posts on our site are edited by Dan Soloman who has been a huge fan of art since he was a little kid. His mother was a good local artist, and she taught him the trade from a very early age. He studied art and its history in both high school and college, has worked at multiple galleries, and recently has begun creating and editing online content for this site and some other online media platforms.


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