Tag Archives: Educational

UoU Star Party

The U of U Department of Physics and Astronomy conducts free public Star Parties every CLEAR Wednesday night on the roof of the South Physics Building at the University of Utah.

Spring and fall hours begin at 8:00 pm. During winter, star parties will begin at 7:00 pm. In the summer, the observatory will be open at 9:00 pm.

Wednesday Nights (Clear Ones) *Free

University of Utah South Physics Observatory
University of Utah
115 South 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Utah

Tribal Rhythms: Drumming Lessons

Explore the basics of drumming. Traditional African rhythms and djembe techniques will be taught. We will have a facilitated drum circle, so you can get playing and have fun!

High-quality African drums (djembes) and instruments will be supplied for class use. Or you may bring your own to play.

Instructor: Déjà Mitchell

Mondays 4-5 pm

Eccles Community Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue Ogden, UT 84401
801-392-6935

Ogden Nature Center Free Saturday

Hawk

The Ogden Nature Center will offer free admission and naturalist-guided activities on Saturdays throughout the summer. Free hands-on crafts, nature walks and activities provided.

Located in the heart of Ogden, you’ll find a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public year-round. Visitors enjoy 1.5 miles of walking trails, picnic areas, tree houses, bird blinds and an exhibit of live birds of prey. The preserve is a hot spot for birding. Two of Utah’s greenest buildings are on site to teach about sustainable structures. A unique gift shop is located in the Visitor Center.

The Ogden Nature Center offers a wide variety of classes & workshops for all ages including art, photography, birding, wildlife in Utah, outdoor recreation, conservation, sustainability, summer camps and more.

Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St, Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 621-7595

Life On The Farm

Wheeler Farm Historic, Landmark, Salt Lake City, County, Family, Children's Activities, Petting Zoo, Farm

Wheeler Historic Farm is open every day during daylight hours to walk the grounds and visit the animals as a public park and part of the Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation department.

There is NO ADMISSION FEE to enter the grounds. No fees charged for activities such as wagon rides, milking the cow and special events.

Wheeler Historic Farm is a working farm and the animals serve an agricultural purpose. They have cows, horses, chickens, pigs, sheep, turkeys, goats and rabbits. They are not trained, or domesticated but may be petted with caution.

Wheeler Farm
6351 S 900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(385) 468-1755

Planetarium Show by the BYU Astronomical Society

planetarium shows

Weekly Public Planetarium Shows planetarium shows given by the BYU Astronomical Society are held most Friday nights.

The shows start promptly at 7 and 8 PM.  There is no late admittance. Because it gets very dark in the planetarium the shows may not be appropriate for some young children. Please keep in mind that it is difficult to leave once the show has begun.

After the shows, the observation deck on the roof will be open, weather permitting, with telescopes setup for the public to look through.

The Planetarium is located in room N465 on the 4th floor of the Eyring Science Center on BYU Campus in Provo, Utah.

The BYU Astronomical Society – Provo, Utah

Royden G. Derrick Planetarium
Eyring Science Center, BYU
Campus Dr, Provo, UT 84606 (801) 422-5396

Free Animal Shows

Free Animal Show, Brigham Young University, Museum, Provo, Utah, Children's Activities, Family, Educational, Learning

Enjoy a free animal show at Brigham Young University Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum on weekdays and Saturdays.

Free public shows are held in-house Monday-Friday at 7:30 PM with an additional show at 6:30 PM on Monday, and Saturday at 1 PM and 3 PM. Shows typically last 30 to 45 minutes.

Free Weekly Shows 

Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
Brigham Young University
645 E 1430 N, Provo, UT 84602

Brigham Young University Museum of Fine Arts

BYU, Utah, Museum, Art, ProvoThe Brigham Young University Museum of Art is a four-story, modern facility of more than 102,000 square feet in size. The museum houses ten exhibition galleries, an auditorium, classrooms, a small theater, a print study room, a gift store, and security and administrative offices. The museum also contains state-of-the-art design, fabrication, imaging, registration, and storage areas. The Museum Café overlooks a beautiful sculpture garden and reflection pool.

Parking and general admission for the BYU Museum of Art is FREE

BYU MUSEUM OF FINE ART
500 Campus Dr. Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-8287

Art Museums & Galleries

Salt Lake County

Salt Lake City Area

Red Butte Garden

SALT LAKE CITY LIBRARY
UTAH MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS  *Best
UTAH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
RIO GRANDE DEPOT
ART BARN FINCH LANE GALLERY
CHASE HOME MUSEUM OF UTAH FOLK ART
HORNE FINE ART GALLERY & STUDIO
LOCAL COLORS
HIVE GALLERY

West Valley City

UTAH CULTURAL CELEBRATION CENTER

Utah County

Lehi

Museum of Natural Curiosity Thanksgiving Point
Museum of Ancient Life  Thanksgiving Point

Orem

Woodbury Art Museum

Payson

Peteetneet Museum and Cultural Arts Center

Provo

BYU Museum of Fine Arts  *Best
Covey Center for the Arts
Museum of Peoples and Cultures

Springville

Springville Museum of Arts  *Best

Brigham City

Brigham City Fine Arts Center

Logan

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Ogden

Eccles Community Art Center
Treehouse Museum

Bountiful

Bountiful Davis Art Center

Park City

Trove Gallery
Gallery Mar

Spring City

Spring City Art Gallery

Moab

Gallery Moab

Art Clubs & Organizations

Salt Lake City Arts Council
Art Access
Art Organizations