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Rio Gallery

Located in the grand lobby of the old Rio Grande Depot, the Rio Gallery was established as a service to Utah artists, providing a free venue for emerging as well as established artists to collaborate on exhibits and engage the community through art-making and dialogue.

Coming to the Rio Gallery:

DesignArts 2016

September 9 – October 21, 2016

An artist reception will be held on the closing night of the exhibition: Friday, October 21, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. for Salt Lake Gallery Stroll and will coincide with Salt Lake Design Week.

The Designer selected as the Juror’s Award Winner will receive a $3,000 award and our partner, Salt Lake Design Week will be sponsoring two $500 student category Juror’s Awards. Copies of the exhibition catalogue will be provided to all designers included in the exhibition.

We are excited to partner, once again, with Craft Lake City to celebrate Utah designers. their designs and contributions to our quality of life and economic development in Utah! For more information on the DesignArts Program, please click here.

The Rio Gallery was created as a service to Utah artists. It provides a free venue for emerging and established artists to collaborate on exhibits and engage the community through art making and dialogue. For more information on exhibitions and other program opportunities please visit


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Design Arts
September 9 – October 1

Statewide Annual
November 18 – January 13

Location & Hours

Rio Grande Depot, 300 South Rio Grande Street (455 West), Salt Lake City; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

Click HERE for information about the Art-o-mat.

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Contact the Rio Gallery Manager
Felicia Baca at 801.245.7272

The Rio Gallery is a member of the

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