“Mesquite Reads” opens its second summer session

Some elementary students are giving up some hours of outdoor fun to be a part of a very “cool” program called “Mesquite Reads.” The 2015 program was kicked off on June 16 at Virgin Valley Elementary School with a morning open house for parents and the … [Read more...]

Artists Face Off in Gallery Exhibition

Themed monthly exhibitions at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery are intended to keep artists engaged in their work over the hot summer months and create interest for the gallery’s audience.  June’s theme, “Face to Face,” has surely done both.  More than … [Read more...]

VVAA Honors Its Founders During June

The Virgin Valley Artists Association (VVAA) salutes its own founders and the success of the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery during the month of June.  The nonprofit 501c3 organization was formed to foster visual arts in Mesquite. It has been the operator … [Read more...]

VVAA Upgrades Gallery Lighting

The art displays at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery now appear brighter, thanks to LED lighting installed by Virgin Valley Artists Association. New LED bulbs have made it possible for VVAA to swap out the old halogen bulbs without replacing the entire … [Read more...]

Student artists honored at Gallery receptions

The Student Art Month exhibition is featured at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery through May 30.   Artistic creations by students from Virgin Valley Elementary School, JL Bowler Elementary, Hughes Middle School, and Virgin Valley High School fill g … [Read more...]

May is Student Art Month at the Gallery

The school year is coming to an end, and it’s time for public school students to show their artistic accomplishments at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery. Student artwork is on display May 4-30, including creations from the Clark County K-12 schools of t … [Read more...]

Winning Art and Poetry Announced at Gallery

Virgin Valley Artists Association has announced the winners of its annual “Artists and Poets” Exhibition that shows at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery through May 2.  Mesquite Gaming is corporate sponsor for this c … [Read more...]

Colin Warren Flute and Poetry Concert April 16

Mesquite’s Colin Warren returns to the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery on Thursday, April 16, to present an evening of Native American flute music and poetry. A member of Virgin Valley Artists Association (VVAA), Warren performs annual concerts to b … [Read more...]

Artist teaches 3-D paper tole on April 22

Virgin Valley Artists Association member, Jean Battaglia, will teach a workshop in 3-D paper tole at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center classroom on Wednesday, April 22, 9 a.m. to noon. This classic art form is the creation of dimensional pictures, made … [Read more...]

Gallery Serves up Variety in March

The Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery offers an abundance of beautiful art and bargains this month. The featured display is a “multi-exhibition” of work by members of Virgin Valley Artist Association.  Artists show as many samples of thei … [Read more...]