Contemporary art is current, living, and evolving in response to our social issues, societal goals, and future aspirations. Contemporary art opens our minds and hearts to greater, current cultural awareness.

And It Needs You


IMAGINE LIFE WITHOUT ART

IMAGINE LIFE WITHOUT ART

Contemporary art is current, living, and evolving in response to our social issues, societal goals, and future aspirations. Contemporary art is more than a thing or idea, it is a force for transformation. And it needs your support.

TALK WITH AMBASSADOR WENDY CHAMBERLIN: DEC 8 | 7 PM

TALK WITH AMBASSADOR WENDY CHAMBERLIN: DEC 8 | 7 PM

Join us for a FREE talk with Ambassador Chamberlin as she talks about her role in securing Pakistan's cooperation in the U.S.-led campaign against al-Qaeda in Afghanistan in the wake of the terrorist attacks against the U.S. on September 11. Ambassador Chamberlin's story is one that proves that excellence overcomes misogyny, both overt and covert.

FILM SCREENING: DEC 6 | 7 PM

FILM SCREENING: DEC 6 | 7 PM

As part of our Fish Needs a Bicycle series that explores nuanced corners of equality and feminism, the Utah Film Center presents "Motley's Law" at the City Library. 7 PM FREE

PERFORMANCE: DEC 16 + 17

PERFORMANCE: DEC 16 + 17

NOW-ID - in partnership with UMOCA, Artemis and the B-Boy Federation - present a riff on E.T.A. Hoffmann's 1816 holiday horror fantasy. "It's Not Cracker," evokes the original "Nutcracker" in familiarity and seasonality, but with a contemporary twist.

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UMOCA is constantly evolving along with the contemporary movements that shift our culture and widen our individual perspectives. Global ideas, human experiences, and current issues can be found and explored through our exhibitions and education programming.

What’s more, our brick and mortar acts as a hub, connecting people who share a commitment to an inspired lifestyle.