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Winning Utah Student Artists Exhibit Work at Utah Capitol

Twenty-seven high school students were honored recently in the chambers of the Utah Senate for their work in annual Utah Senate Visual Arts Scholarship Competition. Each of the students were presented scholarships of $5,000 to $300 by their state senator, depending on their placement in the compeition. The scholarships will be deposited in an account […]

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NHPA 50 Year Anniversary

Join the nationwide celebration for the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 2016. This Act transformed the face of communities throughout the United States and Utah by establishing a framework and incentives to preserve historic buildings, landscapes, and archaeological sites.  Coordinated through Preservation50.org, the nationwide celebration is designed to inform and […]

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Utah Drawn: An Exhibition of Rare Maps

We are pleased to announce an exhibition of forty rare historical maps depicting the region that became Utah from its earliest imaginings by European cartographers to the modern state’s boundaries. Original maps shown are from the private collection of Salt Lake City businessman Stephen Boulay, with additional contributions from the Utah State Historical Society, LDS Church History […]

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A Different Perspective on Landscape Painting at Rio Gallery

Utah Arts & Museums presents En Plein Air: Levi Jackson & Adam Bateman, an exhibition on display at the Rio Gallery from Jan 20th – March 10th, 2017. An artist’s reception will be held on January 20th from 6-9 p.m. for Gallery Stroll. Adam Bateman and Levi Jackson, in collaboration, have made 60 paintings en […]

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Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards

The Governor’s Awards in the Arts were established in 1980 to recognize individuals and organizations that make outstanding contributions to the cultural life of Utah. In 2007, the awards adapted to honor those who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in the arts. Today, the Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards recognize those qualities that advance the arts […]

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