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Recent Acquisitions for State-owned Art Collection Showcased in New Alice Gallery Exhibition

Hosted in the state-owned Alice Gallery, Recent is an exhibition of works that highlights acquisitions into the State of Utah Alice Merrill Horne Collection from the past five years. Recent will be on display from July 13th to September 7th, 2018.

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Utah Students Excel at National History Day Contest

Ten Utah middle- and high-school students placed among the top entries in the nation at the annual National History Day Competition at the University of Maryland, College Park. These exceptional young historians placed in the Top Ten in their categories among 3,000 competitors at the national meet held last week. Utah’s top finishers: Third Place: […]

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Two Public Art Projects in Utah Given National Recognition

Public art projects at the Utah Department of Health and the University of Utah, as well as the Utah Public Art Program, have been recognized among the best projects nationally in 2017.

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Rio Gallery Exhibit Challenges the Consumerism of Art

Two Utah artists use abstract paintings, found objects, and a multidimensional installation as vehicles to express their concerns about an increased emphasis on consumerism and audiences who see art as merely a luxury.

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Utah Students Compete in Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Six students from throughout Utah competed Wednesday for an opportunity to qualify for the national Poetry Out Loud finals in Washington, D.C. Rebecca Akec (pictured) of Judge Memorial High School in Salt Lake City won the competition. She will represent Utah on April 23, 24, and 25 in Washington, D.C. at the national finals of […]

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