A Look at This Year’s Gala Artists

This year we selected the works of fifty local artists to be auctioned at our annual gala, and we could not be happier with the work they have done. Internationally renowned artists as well as up-and-coming artists contributed paintings, sculptures, and mixed media pieces to auction this Saturday. For the first time we opened the […]

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December Docent Tour

  Written By Molly Evans   On Saturday December 7th, UMOCA’s docent, Christina Burns, hosted a tour of the Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah exhibition. A small, intimate group of eight including a family of four as well as four students viewed the artworks as the snow gracefully set in the city. The docent tours are […]

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“Kinetic Spaces” Presented by Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and UMOCA

August 16th 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. | Admission is Free   Salt Lake City, UT – Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) are excited to announce a new installation concept, Kinetic Spaces for one night only August 16th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in celebration of Ririe-Woodbury’s 50th […]

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Into The Mind Of Raivo Puusemp

On July 23rd Krist Gruijthuijsen, director of the Grazer Kunstverein, with artist Raivo Puusemp discussed at length the inspiration and thought processes of Puusemp’s project, Dissolution, currently located in our New Genres Gallery.  It was a relaxing evening with Puusemp’s attire reflecting that feeling- a Hawaiian shirt,  Khaki slacks and sunglasses atop his white hair. […]

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