Backstage at the Utah Arts Festival 2022: The City Library, The Leonardo return as venues to accommodate expanding programs

This year’s Utah Arts Festival brings back two venues, which have been central in organizers’ efforts to expand events in various programs: The City Library and The Leonardo museum. It is an exceptional partnership for either a public library or a museum (which honors the multidisciplinary talents of the famous artist da Vinci) or a … Read more

Utah Film Center to present 7th Tumbleweeds kids film festival March 2-4 at three SLC downtown venues

The seventh presentation of the Utah Film Center’s Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth from March 2-4 promises to be the most ambitious for the Intermountain West region’s only children’s film festival. There are 15 feature-length films, 14 of which are receiving their Utah premieres. The slate represents 12 countries on four continents. There … Read more

FLIGHT opens at The Leonardo

MiG21 Monolith and Convair C-131 Samaritan aircraft

FLIGHT, The Leonardo’s first original exhibit, takes to the air Saturday, August 6 in downtown Salt Lake City when it opens to the public at 9 a.m. The culmination of years of work by museum staff, corporate and community partners brings the wonder of the skies to life. Visitors will get up close and personal … Read more

Backstage at Utah Arts Festival 2014: The Leonardo venue’s ‘R&D’ art lab highlights workshops, CollaborART

After a rousing success last year at its first turn as a Utah Arts Festival venue, The Leonardo museum returns with a new series of workshops at the Art Lab; free, public interactive in which participants can build simple musculoskeletal systems and observe digital painting and sculpting in animation, and five pairs of artists – … Read more

Body Worlds Animal Inside Out at The Leonardo

Have you ever seen a baby reindeer in the womb? How about the inside of a camel’s skull? No? Well don’t miss this opportunity as you can experience this and much more at Animal Inside Out—the newest exhibition to settle in at The Leonardo. Created by anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens who also developed the … Read more