Welcome to the final installment of Meet Our Staff, which has graced this site every Wednesday for the month of March. We’re sad to see it go, but the chance to get to know the people behind the scenes has been so popular that I have a feeling it will return someday. 5 Questions for William Maguire What is your role at the UMFA? Describe a typical (or memorable!) day on the job. I am an Accounting Assistant at the […]
It’s another Wednesday in March, so that must mean it’s time for the next installment of Meet Our Staff! We hope you’re enjoying this series! Next up is Adele Flail, a fascinating Renaissance Woman who does great work here at the UMFA. 5 Questions for Adele Flail What is your role at the UMFA? Describe a typical (or memorable!) day on the job. I’m the Development and Marketing Assistant—because I help out in two different departments, my job is pretty […]
Love UT Give UT brings together Utahns for 24 hours of unprecedented giving: on March 20th of 2014, Utahns are invited to donate to their favorite non-profit. And I’m sure for most of us this means the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Every donation you make during the Love UT Give UT campaign will help the museum qualify for challenge grants and prizes, furthering the impact of your gift. It’s a great way to make the most impact with your […]
Allow me to introduce Gretchen Dietrich, Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. In addition to this role, she also participates in the Association of Art Museum Directors, and this summer has been selected for the elite Getty Museum Leadership Program. So far nearly a thousand executives have passed through the program, including Neal Benezra, director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Olga Viso, director of the Walker Art Center (check out a fascinating profile of the program by the New York Times here). All of this […]
One cool fact about our current salt artist, Jillian Mayer, is that she had a Utah connection before we even met: she is also a Sundance Film Festival alum! Her film, #PostModem, was met with critical acclaim and audience accolades, and if you missed it, fear not, because you can see it HERE (and we’ve embedded it below). Have you had the chance to check out Mayer’s work in our salt gallery? Tell us what you think in the comments below! #PostModem from Mayer\Leyva on Vimeo.
Welcome to another installment of Meet Our Staff, which is a chance to profile those who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make the UMFA fantastic. This series will run for the duration of March, so keep checking back to get to know us a little better. Alright, let’s kick things off with Alexandra Monet Monjar, better known around here as Ali: 5 Questions for Alexandra Monet Monjar What is your role at the UMFA? Describe a typical (or memorable!) […]