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Events and Programs

Evenings for Educators Evenings for Educators
September 14, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2016 National Parks - Uniting America: 100 Years on Common Ground - It is the 100th Birthday of our National Park System. Come to learn more about our national parks that art helped establish beginning in 1872. See if you agree with author, Wallace Stegner, who called them “America’s Best Idea”. Hosted by the St. George Art Museum (St. George)
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September 21, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ConTEXTualizing ART! - Join us as we explore two text-centric exhibitions “Don’t Read This, Too” and “Three-Mile Radius” and how language and letters can enhance the visual arts, through poetry, artist statements and more! Hands-on workshops will help k-12 educators explore both language arts and the elements and principles of art and design and how to build these connections in their classrooms. Hosted by Springville Museum of Art (Springville)
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October 4, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Museum-in-a-Box: Preserving and Envisioning - As our nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and the importance of preservation, we will investigate the artwork of Joseph Cornell and talk about pocket galleries, collecting, documenting, and saving important artifacts. Participants will embellish a personal museum-in-a-box as an enduring memento and receptacle for their own memories and aspirations. Hosted by Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) (Cedar City)
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October 12, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

It's My Life: Autobiography & Nostalgia in Art - We will explore artworks based on artist Rebecca Campbell’s personal life and look at the role nostalgia plays in creating and interpreting autobiographical art. Come discover how your personal experiences can shape your art! Hosted by BYU Museum of Art (Provo)
Evenings for Educators Evenings for Educators
October 14, 2016 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Art Connects: New Perspectives - This in-depth teacher workshop will use the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions to introduce new ways of thinking about your arts curriculum and strategies for developing art projects for the K-12 classroom. Using everyday materials, jump start your creativity and discover meaningful connections.​ Hosted by CCSD and the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (Logan)
Exhibition Opening Receptions Exhibition Opening Receptions
October 19, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate Utah art that recognizes the diversity of religious experience and belief in our community at the opening reception for the "31st Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah"exhibition.
Evenings for Educators Evenings for Educators
October 26, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Object[ed] - The sculptures of UMOCA’s exhibition, Object[ed], challenge concepts of objecthood by considering gendered experiences as they relate to art history. Join us for a guided tour and hands-on workshops that demonstrate how K-12 educators can use these art objects to teach social equity and history in the classroom. Hosted by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (SLC)
Portfolio Review Day Portfolio Review Day
November 5, 2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Portfolio Review Day is a chance for high school age artists to meet with Visual Art Representatives from Universities, Colleges, and Art Schools across the state. High school students get critical feedback regarding their work and portfolios, begin to expand their professional network with different universities, and plan for their future.
Evenings for Educators Evenings for Educators
November 15, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Professionalism & Presentations - Presentation is essential to museum work, and with the new Utah Art Standards including “presenting” as a benchmark, we all need time to develop this skill and practice with our peers. Tonight we offer art teachers and attendees chances to learn about framing and displaying work, exhibiting student work, writing artists’ statements, and speaking in group settings. Hosted by Woodbury Art Museum (Orem)
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February 24, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drawing in Sketchy! - Children learn “to see” by learning to draw and sketch. Young artists learn to evaluate and study what they see by comparing and contrasting things in their world. Drawing offers a chance for expression, imagination, and creativity. Drawing improves fine motor skills, problem-solving strategies, improves visual and perceptual skills; Drawing is FUN! This event takes place on the Friday of UAEA and provides educators with great networking opportunities. Hosted by DSU Sears Gallery with UAEA (St. George)
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April 12, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All Fun and Games? Photography of School Playgrounds Around the World - We will view photographer James Mollison’s diverse images of children playing on school yards from London to Tokyo and explore issues related to play, social conflict, cultural norm, and ideas of individuality & uniformity. Hosted by BYU Museum of Art (Provo)
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April 19, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

At Work: Celebrating the Art of Labor and the Working World - The “daily grind” is part of everyday life, no matter where (or when) we live. Explore the art of work and works of art from the UMFA’s global collection to spark interdisciplinary appreciation of the importance of labor across culture and time. Hosted by Utah Museum of Fine Arts (SLC)
August 28, 2016
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