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Experience the Unexpected!

Experience arts and culture at Great Basin College with ACE!


The mission of the Arts and Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Committee is to organize programs and events that expose our communities to diverse experiences, cultures, and viewpoints. ACE provides access to the arts and fosters a spirit of inquiry, creativity, and reflection at Great Basin College with emphasis on:

  • Live Performing Arts
  • Humanities Speakers
  • Great Basin College Film Festival
  • Argentum - GBC's Literary and Creative Arts Publication
  • Great Basin College Art Gallery Exhibits and Events

The annual GBC Film Festival and other artistic ACE projects are funded, in part, by grants from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the WESTAF TourWest grant program.


The ACE Committee is also responsible for the Argentum literary magazine. Visit the Argentum web page and learn how you can contribute your own literary and artistic talents.


Have an idea for new events? Want to help? Contact Angie de Braga at the Continuing Education department at 775-753-2231 for more information!




The Great Basin College Art Gallery presents an artist presentation by Jack Malotte on his exhibit, Silkscreen Magic!


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Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Location: Great Basin College Art Gallery in the Leonard Center for Student Life

When: 4 PM
Tickets: Free to the public


Nationally recognized for his Native American illustrations of humor and political satire, malotte will share his journey of exploring the silkscreen process and all of it's challenges from printing on t-shirts to Japanese rice paper!


View his poster by clicking here!


Sponsored by the GBC Arts & Cultural Enrichment Committee.


Great Basin College's art and literary magazine devoted to highlighting the excellent Argentum 2015 Poster graphicartistic expression of its students, faculty and staff. Community members are also encouraged to submit work, but must be at least 18 years old.


How do I submit?

Complete the official Argentum Submission Form including the Declaration of Originality and Copyright Agreement.

All Great Basin College students, faculty, staff, and members of all communities served by GBC are eligible to submit written and visual work. Multiple submissions are accepted and selection will be based on quality and originality.Please submit your completed forms and attached work (or photo of your work), via email to:



If you have questions regarding how to submit or document your work and need assistance in doing so, please contact:

If you need assistance photographing your artwork for submission, please contact GBC Media Services at 753-2103 to make an appointment. Media Services is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. They are located in Room 103C in Lundberg Hall.



Sponsored by the GBC Arts & Cultural Enrichment Committee and a WESTAF TourWest grant, Great Basin College welcomes the Richter Uzur Duo.


Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015

Location: Great Basin College Theatre, Chilton Circle

When: 7:30 PM
Tickets: TBA


Richter Uzur graphicThe Richter Uzur Duo plays a whimsical mashed-up blend of classical, world, and rock music.Viktor Uzur and Brad Richter are each master musicians of the highest caliber with global solo careers, major international awards and intensive training from two of the world’s most lauded musical institutions (The Moscow Conservatory and The Royal College of Music respectively).


While developing into classical virtuosi as students, Brad and Viktor cut their teeth in rock bands – Viktor as an electric guitarist and Brad as a guitarist and singer. They also delved into folk and world music, eventually setting those interests aside to pursue their classical concert careers.


Since the “RUDuo” was founded in 2005 they have discovered a way to blend all of the musical styles they love and audiences have as much fun listening to the results as Brad and Viktor have playing. View their concert poster by clicking here! For more information check out their site at


The Richter Uzur Duo is presented by the GBC ACE Committee.


For inquires, call 775.753.2231.


Presented with grateful support from a WESTAF TourWest grant!


2015 GREAT BASIN COLLEGE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 GBC Film Festival graphic

Bringing new and independent films to film lovers in the Elko community!


Date: February 13, 14, 20, and 21, 2015

Location: Great Basin College Theatre, Chilton Circle


Time: All films begin at 7 PM. Doors open 45 minutes prior to film times.

Tickets: General Admission, $7 per film, $5 per film for Students and Seniors

Note: Not all films are rated


Movies featured:

  • Coherence (NR). Friday, February 13, 2015Food provided by The Blue Moon. Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet passes overhead. Director: James Ward Byrkit. Starring Emily Ward, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon.
  • Tracks (PG-13). Saturday, February 14, 2015. Food provided by The Merrie Chef. A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog. Director: John Curran. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, and Lily Pearl.
  • The Skeleton Twins (R). Friday, February 20, 2015. Food provided by Pizza Barn. Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship. Director: Craig Johnson. Starring Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson.
  • No Place on Earth (PG-13). Saturday, February 21, 2015. Food provided by McAdoos. A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the cave. Director: Janet Tobias. Starring Chris Nicola and Fruzsina Pelikan.

View the poster by clicking here!




The Great Basin College Film Festival is presented by the GBC ACE Committee.


For inquires, call 775.777.6093 or contact Film Committee Chairman, Russ Minter, at



Celebrating 25 years of Nevada Folklife Apprenticeships!


Silver Gold Exhibit graphicDate: February 9 - April 3, 2015

Location: Great Basin College Art Gallery, Leonard Center for Student Life

When: Various
Tickets: Free


Features the work of twenty-two 20th and 21st century Nevada visual artists of the Apprenticeship Program who have passed on their skills in traditional arts dating back many generations or even centuries, but which are still vital and dynamic today.


Art forms represented in the exhibit include polish wycinanki (papercutting), Oaxacan embroidery for traditional dance costumes, twisted horsehair rope and horse tack, Washoe basketry, Ukrainian pysanky (egg painting), and saddlemaking.


The One is Silver, the Other is Gold exhibit is presented by the GBC ACE Committee.


For inquires, call 775.753.2231.




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