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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 beauty, but it doesn’t quite work. Many local artists have made it their mission to go to these...

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

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

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

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, 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 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, 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 and continue the growth of their “Art, Community, Museum, Education” program. While this is the larg...

Students Practice Yoga Among the Artwork

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 showcases artwork from the eleventh century to the twentieth century. The exhibit is dedicated ...

Duo lauds feminism, equality in art world

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 (UMFA) last Thursday. These women are from the Guerilla Girls, a group of feminists formed in 1985 in protest to “An International Su...

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