Arts & Museums

Utah is home to a wide range of museums that inform, educate and fascinate. From the acclaimed Natural History Museum of Utah to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Utah is home to a range of world-class museums intended to engage and educate people about our state and our world.

Museums and art galleries, in cities large and small, showcase visual art collections from the representational to the abstract. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City is the largest art museum in the Intermountain West. Its collection includes more than 21,000 works of art: paintings, sculpture, photography, mixed media, and works on paper, from across the globe.

Utah's first museum for the visual arts, the Springville Museum of Art, houses more than 2,000 works, 1,500 of which are created by artists who call Utah home. Its works are representative of over 150 years of Utah fine art. The museum includes 29 galleries and a sculpture garden. For those interested in Utah's current art scene, the monthly Salt Lake City Gallery Stroll features an average of 15 participating galleries. The Gallery Stroll commonly features works from many of Utah's greatest currently working artists and a broad spectrum of artistic media and expression. Utah has a vibrant art culture of many talented artists, galleries, and museums.