This ambitious exhibition of African art objects drawn from the UMFA’s permanent collection centers on themes of the spirit world and afterlife.
Africa: Arts of a Continent explores the spiritual and political power of Central African masks, the magic and mystery of ancestral African sculptures, and the enduring beauty of African objects used in everyday life. The installation debuts of one of the UMFA’s newest acquisitions: a late XXVIth Dynasty Egyptian sarcophagus.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts Marcia & John Price Museum Building · University of Utah 410 Campus Center Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0360
Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. With over 100 acres including displays and natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture.
Red Butte Garden University of Utah 300 Wakara Way Salt Lake City, Utah, 84108 (801) 585-0556
Thanks to the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Fund, the UMFA opens its doors for free on the third Saturday of each month. The Third Saturday art studio program for families is also FREE and open to the public every month from 2-4 pm.
Each month families are invited learn about art and investigate how it is made through a special activity.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts Marcia & John Price Museum Building University of Utah 410 Campus Center Dr. Salt Lake City (801) 581-7332
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is Utah’s primary cultural resource for global visual arts. It is unique in its dual role as a university and state art museum. It is Utah’s only visual arts institution that collects, exhibits, interprets, and preserves a comprehensive collection of original art objects.
Thanks to the generous patrons, local and national foundations, the University community, and the citizens of the State of Utah, the UMFA’s collection now encompasses 5,000 years of artistic creativity. Since the mid-1900s, when the collection was around 800 objects, it has grown to over 17,000 art objects.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts University of Utah Marcia & John Price Museum Building 410 Campus Center Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (801) 581-7332
Built in 1930, historic Kingsbury Hall was the birthplace for many of Utah’s premier performing arts organizations including Ballet West, The Utah Opera, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and Repertory Dance Theatre.
Kingsbury Hall serves its dual mission as a university and community performance venue by presenting a robust slate of national touring productions as well as showcasing productions by students in the College of Fine Arts; over 180 performances annually take place in its 1900 seat auditorium.
In 2007, Kingsbury Hall and Salt Lake City School District were selected as the first and only Utah team to join the prestigious John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Partners in Education Program. Located on Presidents Circle next to the School of Music, Kingsbury Hall is on the National Register of Historic Sites and is one of the most widely recognized public buildings in the state of Utah. In 1995, it was completely renovated for the Utah Statehood Centennial Celebration.
The Performing Arts Ticket Office is located on the southeast corner of Kingsbury Hall adjacent to the plaza steps. It directly services five performing arts venues on the University of Utah campus: Kingsbury Hall, Gardner Hall, the Marriot Center for Dance, Babcock Theater and the Lab Theater.