Visual Arts

Discover the Art of Papercutting

Bean sells Scherenschnitte on her Etsy site or you can order custom cuts at cindy@bean-cutter.com; Instagram: @beancutter. Graphic designer Cindy Bean first saw elaborate papercuts when she visited Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg in...

Meet the Man Behind Jason Momoa’s Muscles

Who wants to be just like their big sister—first-chair clarinet and degree in economics? Mark Twight sure didn’t. So, he started climbing mountains in his early 20s. One thing though. He was...

Modern West Gallery

Diane Stewart’s Modern West recently celebrated its first gallery stroll. The official opening of the gallery in its new westside space took place April 19, but the Friday night Gallery Stroll sponsored...

Literal Lunacy

What is it? Why, it’s an artistic model of the Lunar Module, being created for the Element 11 Art Festival, part of the Regional Burning Man Network on July 11. In celebration...

Trigger Art

“T here are 4.5 million acres of land under the  Bureau of Land Management. I wondered how people are using that landscape,” says Daniel George, a photographer who grew up in Nebraska and...

Go West with Modern West’s New Space

Experiential. That’s the new buzzword in art galleries and exhibition spaces. It has various degrees of interpretation—from Meow Wolf in Santa Fe to the pumpkin environment of Yayoi Kasuma, but the basic...

Two Exhibits Examine The Race to Promontory

One of the defining moments in American history happened 150 years ago. In Utah. The completion of the transcontinental railroad joined the two coasts of the country, setting the stage for future history....

Climber-photographer Mark Twight Shows His Stuff at Gallery Night

Yeah, he looks more like a punk rocker than a world class athlete. We suspect he likes it that way. But in 1988, Mark Twight climbed to the top of a 3,000-foot...

Discover the Springville Museum of Art

If you’ve never visited, the Springville Museum of Art is worth seeing for the building alone, a Spanish colonial revival jewel designed by Claud S. Ashworth and dedicated by LDS Apostle David...

See the Season Through the Lens of 5 Utah Photographers

Valor McNeely “In its most practical form, light allows us to see in dark spaces. Light also evokes feelings, changes moods, and creates a sense of time and place. Harnessing a source of...

UMOCA Offers ‘Cultural Interventions’

One Sunday in August, a private room at Finca was packed. Nearly 30 people were chatting and laughing like old friends while holding cocktails created by Finca especially for the occasion. Was...

Indian Art Market at Natural History Museum of Utah

It's not all dinosaurs—humans are part of natural history, too; in fact, we may be ones to end the story. But let's not talk about that right now—instead, take the opportunity to...

With Dignity

Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Desmond Tutu and Muhammad Ali are just a few of the people photographer Dana Gluckstein has faced through her lens. She might have considered these iconic portraits the...

See a Renowned Photographer’s History Changing Exhibit at the BYU Museum of Art

Throughout the years, renowned photographer Dana Gluckstein has had the opportunity to photograph the likes of Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Desmond Tutu and Muhammad Ali. For most photographers, photographing these iconic figures...

Ogden’s Annual Arts Festival Happens This Weekend

All Utahns are likely familiar with Ogden's reputation as an eclectic mish-mash of indie artists, be they musicians, visual artists, dancers or any combination of the above. The best way to experience...

Salt Lake City Gives $200,000 to the Arts

Written by: Madeline Slack Beat still my heart, the government is giving money to the arts. This might not be a surprise in Utah as we have some fantastic arts support. The Zoo...
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