The four budget requests from the Department of Heritage & Arts all ranked among the top 10 priorities for a legislative subcommittee. Continue reading
Funding for planning and design of the department’s proposed collections storage facility has been placed high on a priority list by a legislative committee. Continue reading
Colleen Eggett, who has served as the director of the American Fork Library since 2015, has been appointed as the new state librarian for Utah. Continue reading
House Bill 180 would officially designate the collection as the State of Utah Alice Merrill Horne Art Collection. Currently, the name is the Utah State Alice Art Collection. The change would also apply to the state-owned Alice Gallery. Continue reading
The Legislature’s appropriations subcommittees have completed their base budget processes, and the Department of Heritage and Arts remained mostly intact. Continue reading
The New Nation Project is a series events presented by the State of Utah to celebrate the Founding Era of America.
The New Nation Project brings together several statewide programs that were inspired by Hamilton. These activities provide opportunities for all Utahns to enjoy our State’s incredible cultural and historical legacy.
TELLING MY UTAH STORY
Letter Writing Contest
Students are the next generation of leaders in Utah. Leaders know who represents them in public office and become engaged in the civic process. What are you passionate about? If you’re in grades 9-12, enter this letter writing competition. Qualified entries are entered into a drawing for the chance to win a ticket to attend Hamilton with one of your elected officials on April 19 or April 21.
Entry Deadline Extended to February 27, 2018
WHO TELLS YOUR STORY?
Utahns are compelled to document their lives in this state in countless ways throughout history.
This exhibition explores the ways that Utahns have accomplished this, whether through petroglyphs, writing, painting, photography, dance, weaving, or through digital media.
For the second time this week, Executive Director Jill Love presented before the Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee. On Wednesday, Jan. 31, she discussed the department’s four budget requests. Continue reading
On Monday, Jan. 29, the Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee heard a presentation about the department’s base budget. The full text of the presentation is below the slide deck. You can listen to the audio here. Continue reading
During this year’s legislative session, the Department of Heritage & Arts is supporting a few bills that directly impact one of our programs or the department budget. Continue reading
Cemeteries could receive grants to restore headstones and maintain some landscaping through a bill passed by a House committee Friday. Continue reading