These days most words and images are thrown around as ones and zeros on a computer screen. That’s how publish our magazine. But some people still take them time to make the physical objects we know of as books. The people at the Marriott Library’s Book Arts program […]
It was a dark and stormy night The Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City was born at a Halloween party in the fall of 1966. Some friends had gathered in the Avenues and founding member Gale Dick recalls discussing chamber music with another guest at the party. […]
To honors the retirement of Art Access Executive Director Ruth Lubbers, a retrospective exhibit of the Partners program at Williams Fine Art.
A look at Community art: murals, random acts of art and EttaGrace Black Theatre
An old institution looks to the future.
The heart and character of any neighborhood are defined by the local independent restaurants, shops, boutiques and galleries that line its streets: it is because of these places that people venture out of their homes, say hello to one another, and a neighborhood turns into a community. As […]
Kerry Transtrum places a piece of glass in the kiln. It’s a brisk Sunday morning in March. We’re in a large warehouse in South Salt Lake where Kerry Transtrumis demonstrating a technique that we can’t properly describe in these pages without the fear of internet filters shutting out our […]
photos by Gerry Johnson Step through the doors of the recently opened 15th Street Gallery, in Salt Lake’s Sugarhouse neighborhood, and you’ll immediately feel transported to New York or the chic shops of Las Vegas. Sleek, minimalist décor is present throughout, complete with track lighting and white walls, […]
Bad Dog Rediscovers America is a grassroots arts organization that is flourishing. From its beginning in 1997 in a small, live/work apartment where it served about 30 low-income youths, the organization now has spacious digs in the Artspace City Center building, serves 2,000 students annually with a curriculum that […]
Organization Spotlight: Salt Lake The UMFA’s Young Benefactors While organizations that choose for titles expressing youth or contemporaneity benefit from the energy evoked by their name, time has a way of catching up to them and complicating their brand. When the Museum of Modern Art in New York […]
The Bridge Academy of Art in Provo is set to open later this month. Founders and instructors Jeff Hein, Justin Taylor, Ben McPherson and Sean Diediker began the Academy, an experimental institution that proposes to endorse the “Classical Tradition without excluding the insight and advancements of the Modern […]
Utah Valley happily maintains a substantial cultural arts scene. On any given evening one might see a concert at the new Covey Center for the Arts, a play at one of the theaters at Brigham Young University’s Harris Fine Arts Center, a musical at the Scera Theater or […]