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Historic Salt Lake City Apartments of the Early Twentieth Century

Text and Photographs by Lisa-Michele Church Salt Lake City contains many beautiful examples of early twentieth-century apartment buildings constructed to house a growing urban population. With whimsical names such as Piccadilly, Peter Pan or Waldorf, these buildings beckoned to Utahns interested in a new approach to residential life. Apartments became places of beginnings and endings […]

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Veterans Utah History Project

Where were you when WWII ended? The Division of State History and the Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs have joined together on the Veterans Utah History Project. Whether you are a WWII veteran and want to document and share your experiences and memories or you want to volunteer to interview a WWII veteran there […]

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Utah Arts & Museums introduces Utah’s first Art-o-mat, a cigarette vending machine that has been transformed to sell small pieces of art. Purchased in April 2014, this Art-o-mat is the creation of Artists in Cellophane (AIC), an organization based in North Carolina that encourages “art consumption by combining the worlds of art and commerce in […]

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Original Writing Competition

Established in 1958, the competition awards Utah writers for works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in a variety of forms for readers of all ages. Submissions must be original works and cannot be published or accepted for publication at the time of entry. Manuscripts are reviewed in a blind process by judges selected from outside […]

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Literary Arts

The Utah Division of Arts & Museums has been supporting Utah’s literary community for more than 50 years. The Utah Original Writing Competition began in 1958 and has since expanded to other offerings. Through readings, conferences and workshops offered throughout Utah, as well as support for professional development for writers, the Literary Arts program has been […]

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