Hello Blog Readers! After a bit of a break for some Thanksgiving gluttony celebrating, we are back and ready to let you know about exciting things going on at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Tonight at 7 pm, be sure to join us for the Chamber Music Series. This series features student musicians from the University of Utah School of Music and each concert is held in the UMFA galleries in order to demonstrate the connections between the music […]
salt 4: Xaviera Simmons Opening November 18, 2011 FREE CONVERSATION WITH THE ARTIST | 7 pm Join us for the opening of salt 4: Xaviera Simmons, the fourth in the Museum’s series of exhibitions featuring innovative art from around the world. That evening at 7 pm, Simmons will discuss her artistic practice in a free public conversation with UMFA Chief Curator Jill Dawsey. Through photography, installation, and performance, New York and Paris-based artist Xaviera Simmons constructs narratives of collective and […]
Can you find: A painting of ONE big, orange flower? A TWO sided painting? THREE raven masks? FOUR sons of Horus figures? A painting with FIVE carrots? A painting with SIX covered wagons? A photo of SEVEN people in the Oval Office? A portrait where the EIGHT flowers represent each of the subject’s children? A photo of NINE demonstrators fleeing from gunfire? Audio Stop number TEN? An ELEVEN headed Avaolokiteshvara?