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Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History

The dynamic environment created within the department is fertile ground for those serious about art making, research, critical discourse and teaching. Our faculty is dedicated to excellence and provides an open, respectful center for diversity and creative expression. The department mentors students in innovation, critical thinking, craft, exploration and creates exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department of Art & Art History is an outstanding place for students interested in creating a life in the arts.

Oct
23
Thu
Printmaking Exhibition
Oct 23 – Nov 7 all-day

DSC_1732_webStop by to see the work of the Copper Palate Press artists & friends Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. They will be working on a large wall printstallation over the next 2 weeks, and the closing reception will be November 6, from 6-9pm.

Oct
24
Fri
New Narratives: Recent Work by U of U Art Faculty
Oct 24 – Jan 11 all-day

This triennial exhibition showcases the newest work by the University of Utah’s Department of Art and Design faculty and celebrates the working artists who inspire the community through their creative output and their teaching.

When » Opens Friday, Oct 24, and runs through Jan 11

Hours » 10 am to 5 pm Tuesdays through Fridays (open until 8 pm on Wednesdays); 11 am to 5 pm Saturdays and Sundays; closed Mondays and holidays

Admission » $9 for adults; $7 for seniors (65 and over), youth (ages 6 to 18) and out-of-state college students; free for children under 6, Utah college students, U. of U. staff and faculty, military families and UMFA members

Special events » Four special events are scheduled as part of the exhibition:

» Open house » Wednesday, Nov. 12, 4 to 8 pm Admission is free; light refreshments will be served

» Gallery talk » Thursday, Nov. 13, 5:30 pm Featuring artists Maureen O’Hara Ure, Simon Blundell and others

» Gallery talk » Wednesday, Nov. 19, 5:30 pm Featuring artists Lenka Konopasek, Stefanie Dykes, Simon Blundell and others

» Pre-Gallery Stroll event » Friday, Nov. 21, 4 to 6 pm A warm-up for that night’s Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, featuring artists Beth Krensky, Stefanie Dykes, Simon Blundell, Wendy Wischer and others

Nov
5
Wed
Lecture: Regina Jose Galindo, Performance Artist
Nov 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov
10
Mon
Howard Clark Scholarship Exhibition
Nov 10 – Dec 5 all-day

Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Nov
12
Wed
New Narratives Faculty Exhibition Open House
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
13
Thu
New Narratives Faculty Show Gallery Talk
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm

Featuring artists Maureen O’Hara Ure, Simon Blundell and others.

Nov
19
Wed
New Narratives Faculty Show Gallery Talk
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm

Featuring artists Lenka Konopasek, Stefanie Dykes, Simon Blundell and others.

Nov
20
Thu
Howard Clark Exhibition Opening Reception
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
21
Fri
New Narratives Faculty Show Pre-Gallery Stroll Event
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A warm-up for that night’s Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, featuring artists Beth Krensky, Stefanie Dykes, Simon Blundell, Wendy Wischer and others.

Nov
24
Mon
Prospective MFA Application Information Session and Departmental Tour
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec
9
Tue
Holiday Sale
Dec 9 – Dec 11 all-day
Feb
4
Wed
Lecture: Barbara London, Curator
Feb 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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