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Poetry Central

Welcome to Poetry Central! Created by Lance Larsen, PhD, Utah Poet Laureate 2012-2017, Poetry Central is a clearinghouse of information for teachers, students, and anyone else interested in reading and writing poetry. Reading Poetry A great way to interact with poetry is by hearing poets read their own work. Visit our Bite-Size Poetry page to […]

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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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Arts Ed & Learning

Arts education and learning are vital to the development of creative, well-rounded, independent thinkers. An ideal arts education curriculum for children and youth consists of the literary arts, dance, folk arts, theater, music, storytelling, media and visual arts in ongoing, sequential instruction from kindergarten through grade 12. Outside the classroom, arts learning takes place in […]

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Public Art

Public art is most commonly associated with a sculpture or painting in areas accessible or visible to the public, but it can and does go well beyond those media. Terrazzo floors, etched glass, ceiling panels, textiles, stair railings, risers, pavers, planters, landscape, fences and grates are just some of the possibilities for public art contributions […]

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Museums Advocacy Day

The Utah Museums Association and the Office of Museum Services Board of Directors will hold Museums Advocacy Day on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in the Utah State Capitol Rotunda. This is a great opportunity to meet with your state representatives. You do not need to have any special training or prior experience to participate. We encourage you to […]

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