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Events and Programs

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)
Concerts Concerts
November 20, 2016 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Springville Arts Commission is pleased to present Christopher Holmes, Isaac Hurtado, and Melissa Heath in concert with some of their students on Sunday, October 16 at 4:40 in the Grand Gallery of the Springville Museum of Art. This concert is free to the public. Christopher Holmes, baritone, returned to his home Provo after obtaining degrees in opera at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, Temple University, teaching voice at Texas State University, and performing throughout the United States. With over 35 operatic roles to his credit, Christopher has been featured by companies such as Austin Lyric Opera, Central City Opera, Eugene Opera, Opera Idaho, Phoenix Opera, Juneau Lyric Opera, Rimrock Opera, San Antonio Opera, and Utah Festival Opera. He served as the Utah Lyric Opera General Director from 2009-2015 and remains an active performer. His engagements in Utah have included appearances with the Utah Symphony, Ballet West, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Temple Square Chorale and Orchestra at Temple Square, Salt Lake Choral Artists, Oratorio Society of Utah, American West Symphony, Oquirrh Mountain Symphony, and Murray Symphony. Isaac Hurtado enjoys a varied career as a professional singer, voice teacher, and stage director/producer. He has performed over 35 leading roles and has appeared in numerous concerts across the country and in Italy. He has performed with entities such as: Opera San Jose, Phoenix Opera, Opera North, Piedmont Opera, Opera Circle of Cleveland, Utah Symphony/Opera, Central City Opera, Sun Valley Opera, Festival Opera, Midsummer Mozart Festival, Utah Festival Opera, Harbor Country Opera, Santa Rosa Symphony, Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra, West Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Traverse Symphony, Pine Mountain Music Festival, and many others. Soprano Melissa Heath enjoys a varied career of opera, concert and recital work. Ms. Heath has been a state finalist and district winner in the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions. In 2012 she was a regional finalist in the National Association of Teachers of Singing’s biennial art song competition. Upcoming performances include Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem with the Temple Square Chorale and Orchestra. Ms. Heath received her Bachelor’s degree in voice from Brigham Young University and holds a Master’s degree in voice from the University of Utah. On Sunday, November 20th we will feature the Silver Winds Flute Ensemble. The group, which adds base flutes and piccolos to the more common C note flutes, regularly plays music written for string quartets or chamber orchestras.
Evenings for Educators Evenings for Educators
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)
Evenings for Educators Evenings for Educators
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)
Evenings for Educators Evenings for Educators
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)
October 28, 2016
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