Three otherworldly exhibits you really need to see
Wed, Sep 1, 2010 (6:20 p.m.)
• The Ice Next Time, Stephen Hendee In this post-apocalyptic world devoid of digital information, civilization must rely on memories to reconstruct its past and create a new order. Hendee, a UNLV professor, features mostly textile artifacts to portray the life that was ... in the years 2026-2280. Through October 3. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Marjorie Barrick Museum 895-3381.
• Penumbra, KD Matheson The artist’s fantastical, mythical and primitive style continues here, with large-scale sculptures—concrete, paper mache and cardboard—referencing the ancient past and distant future. Through October 8. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Government Center Rotunda Gallery, 455-7340. Opening reception September 2, 6-8 p.m.
• Hot Spot, Abby Coe Reflected light and shadows create a site-specific light installation that works in direct conjunction with the architecture of Winchester Cultural Center Gallery. Through October 10. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 3130 S. McLeod Drive, 455-7340.