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Outside the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. 
(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

UMFA Staffer Katie Seastrand is Utah Museum Educator of The Year

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer April 25, 2022

  Utah Museum of Fine Arts teacher and student programs coordinator Katie Seastrand was awarded Utah Museum Educator of The Year for her efforts in adapting to challenges and founding several new...

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, Arts Writer 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...

(Courtesy of Utah Museum of Fine Arts)

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

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor 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...

The Spiral Jetty. Courtesy of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Great Salt Lake and Vicinity Redefines Museum Art

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor 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...

The ACME Lab in May 2016. Chronicle archives.

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor 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...

(Photo by Chris Samuels)

Students Practice Yoga Among the Artwork

November 5, 2014

  Students found inner peace among art exhibitions Tuesday at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. UMFA hosted free yoga from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the exhibit “Krishna: Lord of Vrindavan,” which...

Duo lauds feminism, equality in art world

September 16, 2013

Clad in black attire and full-on gorilla masks, two women who have taken it upon themselves to raise awareness about sexism, racism and inequality in the art world spoke at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts...