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Apr22

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Feb 8, 2014 - Jun 1 , 2014
From the tropical rainforest of ancient Maya, 16th century Europe, the Industrial Revolution, to the present day - the…
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Apr22

The Center for Land Use…

Jan 24, 2014 - May 4 , 2014
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts commissioned the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), a Wendover/Los Angeles-based…
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Apr24

The Chickadee Society

Jan 9, 2014 - May 22 , 2014
Preschool Adventures! We invite you and your preschool age child to join the Chickadee Society here at the Natural…
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Apr25

Living Legends

Jan 10, 2014 - Jan 11 , 2037
For more than 40 years, BYU students with a heritage of Native American, Polynesian and Latin American backgrounds have…
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Apr26

Bug Brigade

Jan 11, 2014 - May 24 , 2014
Twice a month we offer visitors an opportunity to observe and handle live bugs to learn about these arthropods'…
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Apr26

HawkWatch: Birds in the Lab!

Jan 25, 2014 - May 31 , 2014
Join the HawkWatch crew and some of their fine feathered friends for the opportunity to observe live raptors…
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Apr28

Phun with Physics

Jan 13, 2014 - Oct 13 , 2014
Live physics demos like you have never seen before! What do balloons, bicycle wheels, liquid nitrogen, flowers and a…
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Utah's first state fair was held in 1856 and gave awards for celery exhibits and penmanship. Today, the fair still has living arts & livestock competitions and a whole lot of entertainment.

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Utahns love to celebrate all year long with fun and exciting events and festivals. And you're invited to join in. There's something for everyone to have a good time, make family memories and learn more of Utah's heritage and culture. With such a variety of activities to choose from - visual and performing arts, history, outdoor recreation, film, food and more, just search below by date range, subject and key words to find the perfect events for you.

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04-22-2014

4000 Miles
  • April 09, 2014 to May 04, 2014 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Salt Lake Acting Company
  • Address: 168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
  • Visit Website
Categories:
THEATRE

Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles was a 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner of the 2012 Obie Award and Time Magazine's 2012 Best Play of the Year. Leo is 21 and on a cross-country bike trip to run away from his problems, when he makes a stop to see his feist...

Chocolate: The Exhibition
  • February 08, 2014 to June 01, 2014 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Natural History Museum of Utah
  • Address: 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Categories:
Museums

From the tropical rainforest of ancient Maya, 16th century Europe, the Industrial Revolution, to the present day - the world has had a long love affair with chocolate. Throughout history, chocolate has been used in royal and religious ceremonies, as ...

Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times
  • November 23, 2013 to April 27, 2014 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: The Leonardo at Library Square
  • Address: 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
  • Visit Website
Categories:
Museums

Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times includes one of the largest collections of the priceless 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls. Discovered by a shepherd in 1947, the Scrolls contain the oldest known copies of the Hebrew Bible. On display...

do it
  • January 17, 2014 to May 31, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Address: 20 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Categories:
Museums

do it is a traveling exhibition conceived and curated by Hans Ulrich Orbrist, and organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York. The exhibition and the accompanying publication were made possible, in part by grants from Elizabeth Fi...

Downtown Ambassador
  • September 09, 2013 to August 03, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Visit Salt Lake
  • Address: 90 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Categories:
FREE

The Downtown Alliance and Visit Salt Lake are looking for volunteers who love Downtown and want learn even more about it and share their knowledge and passion with others. Downtown Ambassadors are volunteers that are the friendly faces of downtown. W...

Eliza's Attic
  • April 01, 2011 to January 01, 2037 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Brigham City Museum of Art and History
  • Address: 24 North 300 West, Brigham City, UT 84302
Categories:
Museums

Eliza's Attic is a history exhibit designed especially for kids. Young patrons can view an orchard suspended from the ceiling, open a chest-of-drawers of trials, provide the head for mannequins dressed in Sunday apparel, and watch a chicken and veget...

Exploring Sustainability
  • September 13, 2013 to July 28, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Address: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Categories:
Museums

Exploring Sustainability is an exhibition of new projects that explore how principles of ecological sustainability and affiliated design strategies are applied to creative thinking and to the design process. During Sustainable Design Practice, the Un...

Gilgal Sculpture Garden
  • April 11, 2013 to September 30, 2015 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Gilgal Sculpture Garden
  • Address: 749 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Categories:
FAMILY

Gilgal Sculpture Garden was envisioned, designed and created by Thomas Battersby Child, Jr. in the mid-twentieth century. Tucked in the middle of the block behind houses and businesses, many are still unaware of its existence and enjoy a true sens...

Grand Opening For the New Pterosaur, Dimorphodon
  • October 10, 2013 to April 30, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: St George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm
  • Address: 2180 East Riverside Drive, Saint George, UT 84790
  • Visit Website
Categories:
Museums

The Grand Opening will introduce the latest replica created in St. George specifically for this museum. The "Lords of the Wings" Special Exhibit featuring pterosaurs will be enhanced by the addition of this new restoration of a Dimorphodon ...

In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play
  • April 18, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Babcock Theatre
  • Address: 300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Categories:
THEATRE

In a seemingly perfect, well-to-do Victorian home, proper gentleman and scientist Dr. Givings has innocently invented an extraordinary new device for treating hysteria in women, and occasionally men: the vibrator. Adjacent to the doctor laboratory, h...

Lawrence Weiner: Bent To A Straight And Narrow At A Point Of Passage
  • July 18, 2013 to June 01, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Address: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Categories:
Museums

Purchased by the Museum in 2011 with funds from the Phyllis Cannon Wattis Endowment for 20th Century Art, Bent To A Straight and Narrow At A Point Of Passage (1976) is an important addition to the UMFA's permanent collection of contemporary art and r...

No Greater Love Exhibit
  • September 20, 2013 to October 17, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Church History Museum
  • Address: 45 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
  • Visit Website
Categories:
Museums

The exhibit No Greater Love, will display artwork of the Savior’s greatest acts of love, such as the Atonement and his death on the cross, acts of service and healing, and the promise of his return. This exhibit will open Septemb...

Sacred Gifts: The Religious Art of Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofmann and Frans Schwartz
  • November 15, 2013 to May 10, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Brigham Young University Museum of Art
  • Address: North Campus Drive, Provo, UT 84602
  • Visit Website
Categories:
Museums

The Brigham Young University (BYU) Museum of Art (MOA) announced plans this month to bring nearly two dozen religious paintings by Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofmann and Frans Schwartz to Utah – most of which have never been on view in the United Sta...

Sculpture of James Burnes
  • November 30, 2012 to January 01, 2037 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Gallery MAR
  • Address: 436 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060
Categories:
ART

The artwork of James Burnes is a product of its place. Each sculpture is inspired by the area in which it is to be placed. Most works are life-sized, or larger, and featured fallen wood and large stones from the selected area. "Flaco," created in 201...

Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art
  • March 22, 2013 to March 30, 2018 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Brigham Young University Museum of Art
  • Address: North Campus Drive, Provo, UT 84602
Categories:
Museums

This reinstallation of the Museum's permanent American collection will allow visitors to interpret the ever-expanding collection in new ways. The exhibition will examine American identity, emphasizing the multicultural perspective intrinsic to the Am...

Sheri Griffith Expeditions
  • June 28, 2011 to January 01, 2037 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Sheri Griffith Expeditions Incorporated
  • Address: 2231 South Highway 191, Moab, UT 84532
Categories:
FESTIVALS

Sheri Griffith River Expeditions is the premier outfitter offering "A Touch of Class" to all of their whitewater rafting adventures on the Green and Colorado Rivers since 1971. Join them for a Colorado River rafting adventure that will recharge your ...

The Center for Land Use Interpretation: The Great Salt Lake Landscan
  • January 24, 2014 to May 04, 2014 (Every )
  • Location: Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Address: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Categories:
Museums

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts commissioned the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), a Wendover/Los Angeles-based research organization concerned with how the nation's lands are apportioned, utilized, and perceived, to produce a "landsca...

The Savage Poem Around Me: Alfred Lambourne's Paintings of the Great Salt Lake
  • December 13, 2013 to June 15, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Address: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Categories:
Museums

Alfred Lambourne walked the Mormon Trail in 1866, at age sixteen, to Salt Lake City, sketching during much of the route. By the 1880s he had become a well-known local artist who painted and traveled with Thomas Moran and Albert Bierstadt on their man...

Trent Harris: Echo Cave
  • January 17, 2014 to April 26, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Address: 20 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Categories:
Museums

"Trent Harris: Echo Cave" is the first retrospective into the creative genius of the Utah cult filmmaker. This exhibition presents drawings, photographs, artists books, and short films that illuminate Harris’s process and inimitable s...

Utah Watercolor Society 2013 Spring Open Exhibition
  • May 09, 2013 to June 14, 2014 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Bountiful/Davis Art Center
  • Address: 28 East State Street, Farmington, UT 84025
Categories:
Museums

2013 Spring Open Exhibition at Bountiful/Davis Art Center.

UVU Wind Symphony
  • February 07, 2012 to January 01, 2037 (Every Tuesday)
  • Location: Covey Center for the Arts
  • Address: 425 West Center Street, Provo, UT 84601
Categories:
MUSIC

The Symphony Band is dedicated to the performance of the finest traditional and contemporary wind band literature. This ensemble, which is open to all university students by audition, provides members the opportunity to broaden performance and teach...

Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art
  • July 10, 2013 to June 01, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Springville Museum of Art
  • Address: 126 East 400 South, Springville, UT 84663
Categories:
ART

In this exhibition the Museum has clustered the works into sections representing People, Places and Ideas. In People they share images of individuals from different time periods and social or economic backgrounds as they pursue varied interests and e...

War Horse
  • April 22, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Capitol Theatre
  • Address: 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
  • Visit Website
Categories:
MUSIC

“War Horse” tells the story of young Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, which has been sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. In a tale that the Sunday Express said is “…both epic and intimate,” and “absolute...

Zion National Park Tour
  • June 28, 2011 to January 01, 2037 (Every Tuesday, Thursday)
  • Location: Zion National Park
  • Address: Along Kolob Reservoir Road, Springdale, UT 84767
  • Visit Website
Categories:
FAMILY

Artists and photographers have been drawn to Zion National Park for many years in an effort to capture its infinite variety of moods. The incredible landscape of Zion is a magnificent display of beauty that is a perpetual source of inspiration and re...

04-23-2014

4000 Miles
  • April 09, 2014 to May 04, 2014 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Salt Lake Acting Company
  • Address: 168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
  • Visit Website
Categories:
THEATRE

Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles was a 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner of the 2012 Obie Award and Time Magazine's 2012 Best Play of the Year. Leo is 21 and on a cross-country bike trip to run away from his problems, when he makes a stop to see his feist...

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