Spiral Jetty, August 2005, photo by Hikmet Sidney Loe

Spiral Jetty, August 2005, photo by Hikmet Sidney Loe

Dia Art Foundation recently named two local organizations as stewards of the Spiral Jetty: Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College. What does this mean for Robert Smithson’s famous work? Find out at “The Future of Spiral Jetty: Community and Collaboration Panel Discussion.” It will be held at the Main Library Auditorium on February 2, 2012 at 7pm. The panel, moderated by KCPW’s Jennifer Napier-Pearce, will include:

  • Philippe Vergne, Director, Dia Art Foundation
  • Gretchen Dietrich, Executive Director, UMFA
  • Dr. Bonnie Baxter, Director, The Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College

Salt Lake Tribune Article:

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment/53288798-81/dia-state-jetty-salt.html.csp

Official Press Release from Westminster College:

http://www.westminstercollege.edu/campus_news/index.cfm?id=1178[currentrow]

OTHER MIXED MEDIA ARTICLES THIS WEEK:

Jim Starrett’s images meld war and religion at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art.
http://go.standard.net/story/jim-starretts-images-meld-war-and-religion

A traveling exhibit of art and poetry by former residents of the Topaz War Relocation Center launches in Salt Lake City.
http://go.standard.net/story/art-poetry-from-internment-camp-exhibited-in-slc

Covey Gallery showcases Ricardo Montalvan exhibit
http://www.heraldextra.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/visual/covey-gallery-showcases-ricardo-montalvan-exhibit/article_3779c201-a918-5d4e-a248-776c355421a7.html

Utah’s redrock artistic diplomacy with Kuwait. The works of six Utah will hang in the ambassador’s residence in Kuwait.
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment/53272716-81/utah-artists-kuwait-says.html.csp

Family Arts: Arts education endeavors in Utah schools
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397320/Family-Arts-Arts-education-endeavors-in-Utah-schools.html

Celebration of arts brings out a variety of talent at USU
http://go.standard.net/story/celebration-of-arts-brings-out-a-variety-of-talent-at-usu

Brigham museum revisits artist with deep Utah roots.
“Minerva Teichert Revisited” opens Tuesday, at the Brigham City Museum-Gallery.
http://go.standard.net/story/brigham-museum-revisits-artist-with-deep-utah-roots