UMFA’s Go West! Exhibition offers intriguing, eye-opening juxtaposition of American West history, mythology

Not that many decades ago, the work of artists who imagined and represented the American West — spanning the transition from Lewis and Clark’s famed expedition in the early 1800s to the culmination of the manifest destiny ideal that occurred at the turn of the 20th century — was not seen regularly in the same … Read more

NOVA’s 40th anniversary season to open with Fry Street String Quartet in unique UMFA art gallery setting

NOVA Chamber Music Series’ 40th anniversary is filled with every distinctive element that has made its programming brand unique in the Intermountain West region. There will be numerous soloists from Utah’s deep bench of outstanding musicians, six commissions of new music and performances of music that should be heard more frequently than is the usual … Read more

Backstage at The Utah Arts Festival 2017: Kids Art Yard a model of creative upcycling art, community partnerships

Just Google the terms “upcycling and kid’s art,” and pages upon pages of ideas for do-it-yourself art projects will pop up that mostly ask for inexpensive items that most household family members often throw into the trash without a second thought. The term is more popular than ever. It was coined by Reiner Pilz who … Read more