The Daily Utah Chronicle

UMFA Unveils Smithsonian Art Loans

UMFA Unveils Smithsonian Art Loans

By Weston Wood

October 26, 2019

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts showcases some of the finest pieces of modern art in recent decades. Most of their exhibits are conversation-starters, catalysts for connecting art to the local community. Their latest exhibition is no different — consisting of four incredible paintings all of which ar...

‘DE | MARCATION’ Reframes Utah Through Photography

‘DE | MARCATION’ Reframes Utah Through Photography

By Abigail Bowé

September 27, 2019

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, in collaboration with Red Butte Press and Granary Arts, celebrated the publication of "DE | MARCATION," a survey of images from some of Utah's cutting edge photographers. To the participating artists — many selected based upon the promise of their work and many of them...

Knitting Landscapes: Virginia Catherall Captures Utah Landscape in a Brand New Way

Knitting Landscapes: Virginia Catherall Captures Utah Landscape in a Brand New Way

By Abigail Raasch

September 11, 2019

  Surrounding the University of Utah, we have gorgeous mountains, pleasant hikes and the great outdoors. We take pictures of the Salt Flats or the Uinta mountains as we try to fully capture their beauty, but it doesn’t quite work. Many local artists have made it their mission to go to these...

The Department of Fine Arts: The Good, the Good and the Predominately Good

The Department of Fine Arts: The Good, the Good and the Predominately Good

By Alison Myers

August 24, 2019

  New Year’s Day marks a definitive divide between pride for the accomplished and hopes that the next year will reel in even greater satisfaction. Of course, it’s not New Year’s, and that’s the good news. It’s the academic new year which means that goals won’t fade away after two...

Ummah Addresses Muslim Truths and Stereotypes

Ummah Addresses Muslim Truths and Stereotypes

By Abigail Raasch

August 24, 2019

  Growing up in this day and age, many of us have encountered the stereotypes of Islam. We may not think about it frequently, but back in the recesses of our minds, we've all registered generalizations about the Muslim people as fact. Through terrorist attacks, social breakthroughs and more, ...

UMFA’s ‘Power Couples’ Reshapes Stories of Timeless Paintings

UMFA’s ‘Power Couples’ Reshapes Stories of Timeless Paintings

By Hannah Keating

August 3, 2019

  In Utah Museum of Fine Arts' newest exhibition, two heads are better than one. With pieces previously found in the museum’s collection accompanied with newly acquired pieces, the collection explores pendant pieces — pairs whose stories "hang" on one another. Leslie Anderson, curator of...

Great Salt Lake and Vicinity Redefines Museum Art

Great Salt Lake and Vicinity Redefines Museum Art

By Palak Jayswal

June 24, 2019

  Anyone who has ever stepped inside the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on campus can agree that the cavernous G.W. Anderson Family Great Hall is an odd place for a museum. When you consider the various works and exhibits the rest of the area hosts, it’s shocking to see the large, rather empty ...

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

By Palak Jayswal

May 28, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts here at the University of Utah recently received a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $35,000 grant was awarded to the museum to support and continue the growth of their “Art, Community, Museum, Education” program. While this is the larg...

Summer Arts Events Calendar

Summer Arts Events Calendar

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 11, 2019

  Now that summer is here, we have much more free time to enjoy events all around Utah. Music, art, theater and more — summer is the perfect time to celebrate art. This calendar highlights some of the many arts events happening around the valley. Grease May 10-25 | Pioneer Theatre Comp...

April Events Calendar

April Events Calendar

By Madge Slack

March 27, 2019

  The Clothesline Project March 4 - April 27 | Eccles Health Sciences Library The Clothesline Project is an interactive art exhibit currently sweeping universities. A series of T-shirts decorated or designed by survivors or in honor of survivors are on display. The exhibit is free to view. ...

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