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Living in the Dessert

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 18, 2024

One event on July 18, 2024 at 6:00 pm


Clark County Public Art is thrilled to announce our upcoming exhibition, Living in the Dessert juried by Brian “Paco” Alvarez in the Rotunda Gallery, nestled within the Clark County Government Center.

A spin on the common misspellings of desert and dessert, Living in the Dessert is an exhibition that fuses our arid environment with the indulgent treats that most enjoy eating — especially the cold variety during months like these! The artists selected portrayed this fusion in creative and innovative ways using a wide array of mediums. You will see work that either brings the desert into the denseness of desserts or desserts into the dreamscape of the desert!

This exhibition is juried by Las Vegas native Brian “Paco” Álvarez, an entrepreneur, anthropologist, and CEO of Psionic Art Works. He holds a master’s degree in urban leadership from University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, and has worked at various institutions, including the Liberace Museum, Neon Museum, and

Exhibition Dates: Monday, June 10, 2024, through Thursday, July 18, 2024

Reception Event: Thursday, July 18, 2024, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Clark County Government Center is located at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89155. The center is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and closed Friday – Sunday.

For more information, please visit: or contact the Clark County Public Art Office at


Clark County Government Center
500 S Grand Central Pkwy
Las Vegas, 89155 United States
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