Current Exhibitions


January 5, 2022 - July 20, 2022

In conjunction with the 50th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show, SMA invited back former High School Show participants who have since established a variety of careers working in the arts, marketing, and design. 

illustration of 5 dinosaurs sitting around a table playing cards

October 13, 2021 - January 12, 2022

Presented in conjunction with the 35th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah Exhibition, Depictions of Divinity examines the ways contemporary Utah artists explore encounters with the Divine and invite viewers to reflect on the vastness of spiritual experience. 

abstracted figure of a woman crying and reaching her hands up, a sleeping angel on a cloud above her

October 13, 2021 - January 12, 2022

The SMA invites all Utah artists to enter this exhibition which celebrates the diversity of religious experience and belief in our community.

blockprint of Christ sitting, bent over, with his head supported by one hand while the other rests on his knee, wearing a crown of thorns

November 20, 2021 - January 8, 2022

The Spiritual and Religious Youth Art Competition is open to all K-10 students in Utah Valley and celebrates the work of our young artists. In conjunction with this year's exhibition "Depictions of Divinity" youth artists will respond to questions about what the Divine means to them. 

Abstract painted star on dark blue background

August 19, 2020 - Summer 2023

Utah artists have always been ambitious. They studied abroad, created monumental works, and pushed the boundaries of Utah art and creation. This exhibition celebrates the grand ambitions, interests, and aims of our Utah artists from the nineteenth-century to the present day.

portrait of woman in turn-of-the-century attire, a purple dress with yellow roses on her left shoulder

Up Close and Far Away - Online Only

April 22, 2020 - April 1, 2021

This special online exhibition consists of submitted works from K-12 students across the state and their responses to COVID-19. Participate by viewing how Utah’s youth have coped with crisis and change.

Up Close and Far Away

January 2020 - ongoing

The works in this exhibition reveal layers of meaning, context, and reality about life in the Soviet Union. 


painting of Lenin in winter attire sitting on a bench, talking to two children


The artworks in this exhibition represent a partnership between the Springville Museum of Art and the Art Renewal Center, a premier exhibition venue for artists working in the classical tradition. Each year, one Utah artist is selected from their juried competition to be featured in the Museum in an effort to support and celebrate traditional Utah artists. 

the upper half of a woman laying on a blanket in a red shirt, with a cantaloupe and slices of it laying on her right

November 15, 2017 - Ongoing

This exhibition takes a deeper look at a work from our permanent collection, Entertaining: Favorite Ladies II, by Jeanne Leighton Lundberg Clarke. This colorful painting serves as a lens on how artists use patterns, portraits, and still-life in their paintings. This family friendly exhibition uses various interactives to help explore playful patterns in other works from our permanent collection

floral, highly-patterned painting of women from famous art history paintings all sitting around a table

October 24, 2018 - ongoing

Come discover the Museum's permanent collection in this new gallery space! This exhibition will change frequently as we highlight the newest pieces in the Museum's collection, as well as works significant to Utah's art history. 

formal portrait of a woman in white dress with brown hair sitting in a chair, with one child in white on her right knee, and another in white standing on her left

November 15, 2017 - Ongoing

This exhibition on the lower level explores the history of the oldest art Museum in Utah. 

black and white photograph of a group of people standing in front of the north entry of Springville Museum of Art