Spring exhibitions at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art include Boombox Benefit, along with global contemplations and multimedia of home, place, memory

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA)’s current spring exhibitions are about various expressions and perceptions about home, place, memory, history and entitlement, with direct and indirect interpretations. They include: Boombox Benefit  When boomboxes emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s, they became an icon for hip-hop’s rapid blossoming, in defining break dancing, ciphering … Read more

Bounty of excellent news from Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Handstitched Worlds: The Cartography of Quilts, salt 15: Horacio Rodriguez, acquisition of Chiura Obata works for Japanese collection

The early spring has brought new exhibitions to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at The University of Utah, including a traveling exhibition of quilts, organized by the American Folk Art Museum, and a fascinating, unique show by Salt Lake City artist Horacio Rodriuguez. Also, UMFA recently shared news of a major acquisition for its … Read more

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art expands its public access with stellar set of exhibitions, celebrating Alex Caldiero, hand-crafted art, video installations, new 21st century perspectives

EDITOR’S NOTE: For a detailed summary of UMOCA”s current spring exhibitions, see The Utah Review feature here. One of the best recent developments in downtown Salt Lake City is the expanded public reopening of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA), which also is marking its 90th anniversary this year. The spring schedule of exhibitions … Read more