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A display at the UMOCA in Salt Lake City on June 9, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

UMOCA’s New Exhibitions Are an Abstract Artistic Revolution

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer June 10, 2021

  The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of three new exhibitions on Friday, June 4. The exhibitions were Jorge Rojas’ “Corn Mandala: Flower of Life,” Annelise Duque’s...

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Van Gogh Immersive Art Exhibit to Come to Salt Lake in the Fall

By India Bown, Arts Writer June 7, 2021

  A new 3D art exhibit coming to Salt Lake this fall displays Vincent van Gogh’s work in a totally new way. It's an elevated experience that is taking people deeper into the famous Dutch artist’s...

The Entrance to the Utah Pride Story Garden. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pride in Review: The Story Garden

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor June 7, 2021

  This year’s Pride looked a little different from years past. In the place of what would normally be the Pride festival, the Utah Pride Center decided to switch gears and promote LGBTQ+ history...

Dreamscapes Rainbow wall. (Photo by Luke Jackson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Dream With Your Eyes Open at New ‘Dreamscapes’ Location

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 31, 2021

  "Dreamscapes," a popular immersive art experience, reopened its doors in a bigger location this February. Still located in The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City, this new location expands and...

A pride flag hangs from a house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 21, 2020. This design of the pride flag includes Black, Brown and trans pride. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Utah Pride Center Presents 2021 Pride Week Events

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor May 30, 2021

  Continuing with tradition after cancellations last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Salt Lake City will celebrate Pride Week beginning Tuesday, June 1. The week-long festivities will be unlike...

AFI returns with new album and virtual gallery. (Courtesy Jacob Boll)

AFI Returns With New Album and Virtual Gallery

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer May 30, 2021

  After several years of silence and side projects, goth, punk, emo legends AFI have returned to the music scene with their 11th studio album, "Bodies." The album, due June 11, features 11 tracks,...

Poster for the Queer Spectra Arts Festival 2021: The Queer and Now. (Courtesy Queer Spectra Arts Festival)

The Queer & Now: The Queer Spectra Arts Festival Returns

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer May 21, 2021

  The third annual Queer Spectra Arts Festival, held May 22-23, 2021, is welcoming 43 LGBTQ+ artists from 13 different countries to showcase their work in a virtual celebration. This year’s theme...

Artist George F. Baker III poses with his mural at Mural Fest 2021. (Photo by Luke Jackson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Mural Fest 2021 Brings Healing, Fosters Sense of Community

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 19, 2021

  The sun smiled fondly on Salt Lake City as 10 artists from around the country proudly stood surveying their work. They beamed as the members of the Salt Lake community gathered around their murals,...

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Plants Are a Creative and Environmental Inspiration for Good

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer May 16, 2021

  There is no denying that plant ownership has seen a recent resurgence in pop culture and even within our day-to-day lives. More and more people are purchasing plants and investing in their gardens...

Chiang Ta-Lai Landscape. (Courtesy Utah Museum of Fine Arts)

Music and Art Combine in New UMFA Exhibit ‘Sight & Sound’

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer May 1, 2021

  If you have ever looked at a painting and wondered what the painting would sound like, the "Sight & Sound" project, hosted by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, might be able to tell you. The...

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