New glass art installation at Las Vegas Municipal Court
A new installation by Barbara and Larry Domsky, owners of Domsky Glass, will be unveiled inside the Las Vegas Municipal Court on June 22. The suspended sculpture is made of 380 oversized blown glass beads, 198 dichroic glass lenses, 156 cut crystal prisms and ground metal frames. Dichroic glass is designed to change color under different lighting conditions and viewing angles. The piece is titled “Equal Justice For All.” The unveiling ceremony will begin at 2 pm, and attendees are asked to arrive early to allow time to pass through security.
RTA Awards deadline approaching
Applications for the Reno Tahoe Artist Awards, which consists of cash prizes and achievement awards in six categories plus a grand prize of $5,000, are open through July 28. The awards ceremony will take place Sept. 16 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center as part of the second annual Reno Tahoe International Art Show. More information here.
Folklife Artist Grant to open soon
The Nevada Arts Council’s Folklife Artist Grant opens July 1. Funds from this grant are earmarked to support the work of Nevada’s folk artists and culture bearers. Artists are encouraged to apply at least 30 days before the proposed project (while funds remain available). Information here.
City of Las Vegas seeks feedback on Arts District
The city of Las Vegas is requesting that residents share their thoughts in the Las Vegas Arts District Survey, in order to assess how the city can best support the Arts District and the local arts community. The survey is here and is open until June 30.
Cover image: A few not-yet-assembled pieces of “Equal Justice For All,” Barbara and Larry Domsky’s glass installation for the Las Vegas Municipal Court. Photo courtesy City of Las Vegas.