A busy week at the UMFA

We have special programs every day this week at the UMFA. Join us!

Tuesday April 24th
Gallery Talk: The Faculty Show
3 pm | FREE with Museum admission
Meet artists Edward Bateman, Jared Steffensen, Zuzanna Audette, Van Chu, and Brian Snapp during the last gallery talk in The Faculty Show exhibition.
 

Wednesday April 25th
CIRCUS
6 pm | FREE
Join us for the second installment of the PBS documentary CIRCUS,
as it follows the legendary Big Apple Circus on an unforgettable journey from the “big top” to the “back lot.”  This program is presented in conjunction with the UMFA’s current Georges Rouault: Circus of the Shooting Star exhibition.
 

Thursday April 26th
Guest Lecture: “Chauvet Cave: A Portal to Man’s Earliest Known Masters” by Dr. Jean Clottes
7 pm | FREE
Journey back in time as cave expert Dr. Jean Clottes explores man’s early mastery of artistic expression in the Chauvet Cave, one of the best known sanctuaries of prehistoric painting in the world. Presented by The Leakey Foundation, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and the UMFA. Arrive early as space is limited.
 

Friday April 27th
Low Lives 4: Networked Performance Festival
6:30-9:30 pm
FREE with Museum admission
The UMFA is pleased to be the global presenting venue for Low Lives 4, an international festival featuring live performance-based artwork streamed online and projected in real-time at venues around the world. Meet Low Lives curator Jorge Rojas and view more than fifty live pieces from nine countries, including on-site performances at the UMFA by featured artist Michelle Ellsworth.

 

Saturday April 28th
Slow Art Day
11 am-5 pm | FREE with Museum admission
Celebrated around the world, Slow Art Day helps people slow down and examine art in a new way. At the UMFA, we will use our own self-guide to look at specific artworks.

Low Lives 4: Networked Performance Festival Continues
1-4 pm
FREE with Museum admission
The UMFA is pleased to be the global presenting venue for Low Lives 4, an international festival featuring live performance-based artwork streamed online and projected in real-time at venues around the world. Meet Low Lives curator Jorge Rojas and view more than fifty live pieces from nine countries, including on-site performances at the UMFA by featured artist Michelle Ellsworth.

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