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Design Arts

Design is the creative beginning of any human-initiated arrangement of materials. We are dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the diverse fields of design in Utah. We strive to help community members see, experience, utilize and value the art of design that surrounds us.        DesignArts Utah ’17  The DesignArts Program is pleased […]

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Alice Gallery

The Alice Gallery is located at the historic Glendinning Mansion in Salt Lake City, Utah, which also houses the main offices of Utah Arts & Museums. The gallery is named after Alice Merrill Horne, a legislator who supported the arts and founded the Utah Arts Council in 1899. The gallery hosts exhibitions by Utah artists […]

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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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Community Arts

The community Arts team works with artists, professionals, community leaders, local arts councils, museums and municipalities to promote and expand arts and culture in Utah through training, technical assistance, networking events and conferences. Fairs & Festival Tour Schedule Utah Arts & Museums staff are hitting the road this summer! Look for our booth at the […]

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Original Writing Competition

Since 1958, the Utah Original Writing Competition has awarded Utah writers for works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in a variety of forms. The competition’s mission is to aid Utah writers on their path to publication and broader recognition. Submissions must be original works and, with some exceptions, cannot be published or accepted for publication […]

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