Mapping Identity and Community: The Art Truck

What is the Art Truck? UMOCA’s Art Truck community outreach program brings art to K-12 Students throughout Utah. The traveling exhibition gives schools a chance to incorporate art into their curriculum without worrying about the expense of taking a fieldtrip to the museum. The 2016-2017 Art Truck mobile exhibition whereABOUTS features the work of artists […]

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Out Loud 2017 participants take a group photo after the panel.

Q&A with the Out Loud Participants

2017 Out Loud’s Identities, Symbolism, and the Self Three years ago, Elly Baldwin (the Museum’s Curator of Public Engagement) noticed a gap in UMOCA’s community programming: programs for children and adults were offered, but nothing at the time existed for those in-between. After receiving funding from an education grant, Baldwin created a program for LGBTQ+ teens, […]

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What Our Interns Have To Say

UMOCA prides itself on providing members of our community with interests in museums and the arts with door-opening opportunities. Our internship programs offer a variety of temporary work placements in numerous departments of the museum, from Front Desk and Marketing to Curatorial and Graphic Design, our interns get real-life, hands-on experience in their future fields. […]

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Tatiana Larsen’s art4ONE4all

A-I-R Space: MAR 13 – APR 4 UMOCA’s latest artist-in-residence featured in the A-I-R Space is Tatiana Svrckova Larsen and her art4ONE4all project. For Larsen, this series meant a step away from personal art toward works that would make a change—not for a general audience, but for one specific individual at a time. The inspiration […]

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Glimpse, a performance by NOW-ID

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art was honored to present a performance by Salt Lake City’s newest contemporary dance company NOW-ID on September 19th as a significant enrichment to the exhibition Bikuben currently in the Main Gallery. Exploring the intersection of Utah and Danish heritage, UMOCA’s current major exhibition Bikuben brings together a variety of […]

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Call For Artists: secretEVE 2015

UMOCA and the Downtown Alliance are seeking 15 artists to participate in their secretEVE project. secretEVE is a month long exhibition that coincides and culminates with the Downtown Alliance’s EVE events. Each accepted artist will be asked to create a single small scale site-specific installation/ art work that exists on a predetermined path from the […]

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