Current Exhibitions

October 18, 2017 - January 10, 2018

This juried exhibition celebrates the diversity of religious experience and belief in our community. Using different media to express these ideas artists create works which will engage and inspire viewers to contemplate and reflect on the vibrant spiritual traditions we share. 



October 18, 2017 - January 10, 2018

Sacred Spaces: Archetypes and Symbols, a curated invitational, will run concurrently with the 32nd Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah exhibition. For this exhibition, SMA invited 35 contemporary Utah artists to exhibit works exploring some of the archetypes and symbols that are associated with Sacred Spaces. 



August 23, 2017 - May 19, 2018

“Wit & Whimsy: off the deep end” features the humorous, witty and whimsical artwork of 12 contemporary Utah artists. These surprising and relatable works vary in style, subject matter, and tone but all use humor and quirkiness as a way to comment on shared human experiences. 

July 19, 2017 - June 19, 2021

Using works from the Springville Museum of Art's permanent collection, "Round Up" celebrates and examines the icons and ideals that shape the ongoing visions of the American West. 

From the Studio of Arnold Friberg
February 15, 2017 - May 13, 2017

This exhibition offers a behind-the-scenes look at the sketches that adorned Friberg’s studio walls and the items he used for reference and study. Drawn directly onto the Friberg studio walls, these works in progress encourage us to see beyond the Masterpieces and explore the raw process behind their creation. 

Sanctuaries of Mind
September 1, 2015 - September 2018

 In this exhibition, works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in three categories: External Sanctuaries, Sanctuaries of Daily Experience, and Sanctuaries Within. 

Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals
January 21, 2015 - June 1, 2018

Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals is a fascinating exploration of the duality of the ideals of the centralized Soviet government and the realities of everyday life for the Russian (and non-Russian) people – politically, at work, at home, and on the land.