Haute Top 5: The Best Art Galleries in Las Vegas in 2017

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You might come to Las Vegas to gamble, see a show or even taste food from famous chefs. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take some time to appreciate your surroundings. Art can be found everywhere in Las Vegas, but here’s a look at five galleries worth your time.

1 Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

Intimate exhibitions featuring works by some of the world’s most compelling artists arrive at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Past exhibitions have included “Picasso: Creatures and Creativity,” “Fabergé Revealed,” “Painting Women: Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,” “Warhol Out West,” “Figuratively Speaking: A Survey of the Human Form” and “Classic Contemporary: Lichtenstein, Warhol and Friends.” Now on display, “I Am The Greatest,” a display of boxer Muhammad Ali’s career.
Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-693-7871

2 The Art of Richard MacDonald  

Sculptor Richard MacDonald teams up with Cirque du Soleil to capture the artists in motion. Find 50 bronze sculptures by MacDonald at his gallery at Aria and 20 more at the entrance to “O” at the Bellagio.
Aria, 3720 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-583-7581

3 Jeff Mitchum Galleries

Landscape photographer Jeff Mitchum says, “There have been thousands of times that I have taken my pack with tripod in tow to a location only to watch the light fizzle in grey. Yet, I would still return time and time again until what was already captured in my heart was revealed in that magical morning or evening. Two of my favorite images, ‘Romancing the Light’ and ‘Three Brothers,’ are a perfect example of something seen with the heart before nature’s light show began.” Mitchum also has a permanent display of Sir Anthony Hopkins’ works among other artists.
MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-304-0007 Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-693-4700

4 Peter Lik Fine Art Photography

Photographer Peter Lik decided to settle in Las Vegas, near the geographic formations he loves so much, in the 1980s. Now the artist has 13 galleries filled with his majestic landscape photography.
Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-369-8239

5 Martin Lawrence Art Gallery

Find a collage of artwork from Jean-Michel Basquiat, Philippe Bertho, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, Robert Deyber, Erté, Brad Faine, Sam Francis, François Fressinier, Ali Golkar, Kerry Hallam, Keith Haring, Frederick Hart, Douglas Hofmann, Alex Katz, Liudmila Kondakova, Mark Kostabi, René Lalonde, Roy Lichtenstein, Felix Mas, Joan Miró, Vik Muniz, Takashi Murakami, Anne Faith Nicholls, Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Bruce Ricker and Andy Warhol.
Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-991-5990