Utah Museum of Fine Arts July Events

. June 22, 2016

UMFA ACME | Take It or Make It: How Do We Build a Creative Community?
Wednesday, July 6 | 7 pm* | FREE
Salt Lake City Public Library, Marmalade Branch
*Join us at 6:30 pm for refreshments
This session is for art makers, educators, creative collaborators—anyone committed to ensuring community-wide access to art. Learn about current programs for school and public engagement, and discuss how we can create more opportunities reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history. Engage in hands-on art making, practicing the act of making and re- making. Discussion leaders include:
Megan Hallett | Arts Educator, Director of Framework Arts
Kelsey Ellis | Artist, Educator, Assistant Director of Salt Lake City Arts Council
Eugene Tachinni | Artist, University of Utah Adjunct Professor of Art
Gretchen Reynolds | Puppeteer

ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Engagement.) sessions are bimonthly roundtable public exchanges where participants can dream and articulate new models of education and engagement through art. Presented by the UMFA in partnership with The City Library. UMFA ACME sessions have received funding from Utah Humanities. Utah Humanities enriches our cultural, intellectual, and civic life by providing opportunities for all Utahns to explore life’s most engaging questions and the wonders of the human experience.

UMFA Word Art Workshop
Wednesday, July 6 | 4–5 pm | FREE
Salt Lake City Public Library, Glendale Branch
Art is usually made up of shapes, lines, and colors, but it can also be composed with words! Get inspiration from amazing artwork made of letters to create your own word art on canvas.

UMFA Word Art Workshop
Wednesday, July 13 | 4–5 pm | FREE
Salt Lake City Public Library, Marmalade Branch
Art is usually made up of shapes, lines, and colors, but it can also be composed with words! Get inspiration from amazing artwork made of letters to create your own word art on canvas.

UMFA Third Saturday for Families | Watercolor Salt Paintings
Saturday, July 16 | 1–4 pm | FREE
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, Art Works for Kids Auditorium
Study watercolor landscapes from our collection for inspiration. Then experiment with a creative technique using watercolor and salt to make your own artwork.

UMFA Word Art Workshop
Saturday, July 23 | 1–2 pm | FREE
Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library
Art is usually made up of shapes, lines, and colors, but it can also be composed with words! Get inspiration from amazing artwork made of letters to create your own word art on canvas.

UMFA ARTLandish | Studio without Walls: Living Creatively Across Disciplines
Stephen Goldsmith, University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning
Thursday, July 28 | 7 pm | FREE
Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library
Creativity takes place across a broad spectrum of places, spaces, and art forms. Join us for this presentation and Q&A with Stephen Goldsmith—artist, University of Utah associate professor, director of the Center for the Living City, founder of Artspace Utah, and former planning director for Salt Lake City. His practice includes sculpture, idea art, landscape design, shaping public policy, and restoration and preservation of places we care about.

The Marcia and John Price Museum Building is temporarily closed for renovations and reinstallation through spring 2017. For info on the closure period, visit http://umfa.utah.edu/faqs.

Category: Fine Art

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