When Mary Hutchings arrived at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center on March 4th to deliver a handmade landscape she’d been invited to show, titled “The Banks of the Susquehanna River,” the gallery was full of artists dropping off their own pieces, which would eventually number more than 50 […]
photos by Simon Blundell The Contemporary art world advertises itself as suspicious of beauty, which it rejects as a goal or even a strategy. Sometimes, though, it feels as though not just beauty, but any natural pleasure is on their taboo list. Political or sociological statements, the […]
It’s not always easy to find a unique, perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas list. But a good place to start is always in the local arts community. You can kick off your holiday shopping with a trip to the annual Finch Lane Gallery Holiday Art & […]
Halloween and Day of the Dead exhibits and events at Blonde Grizzly, Charley Hafen Gallery, Dunce School for the Arts and the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.
Far from the display of challenging aesthetic statements that make up many modern art shows, this one is immediately accessible and, in place of consternation, is more likely to generate feelings of pleasure, fun, and even exhilaration.
Tonight Renewal opens at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City. In the exhibit “nine artists breathe life into discarded or forgotten objects in this visually striking collection of three dimensional arts.” Curator Jason Lanegan has also asked nine local writers to respond to the works. […]
A native Utahn, Michael Christensen is currently enjoying public sector work as the folklorist/cultural specialist at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, an organization dedicated to enriching and strengthening communities by promoting the expression of the arts, education, opportunities for economic development, and the celebration of human diversity. Michael oversees […]
The Utah Cultural Celebration Center’s exhibit The Face of Utah Sculpture VI, opening this month and continuing through August 26, gives Utahns the opportunity to take a look at the work of over fifty Utah sculptors working in a variety of media. As a primer for the exhibit, […]