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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Contemporary Reactions: Contemporary Spaces

The New Genres Gallery series Cultural Cartographies: Mapping Man-Made Interventions in Contemporary Landscapes focuses on the usage of still image and filmmaking to explore how myriad interventions (political, environmental, industrial, etcetera) inform our understanding of the social and natural environments that surround us. The New Genres Gallery series is now on its fifth and final […]

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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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Contemporary Reactions: The Challenging Cinematography of “Animate V”

The tap tap of the drum from Simon Dybbroe Møller’s video, Animate V, in our Main Gallery draws people in with its constant boom. Contemplative visitor, Taryn, was no exception remarking that, “The striking cinematography challenges you to follow it. I love that it was bilingual with two narrators and made you want to explore […]

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Site-specific Installation Art

UMOCA and Artist-In-Residence Tatiana Svrckova Larsen Presents Art Installations and Performances on the Night of Gallery Stroll SEP 19 | 6-9 PM In conjunction with UMOCA and under the guidance of UMOCA’s artist-in-residence Tatiana Svrckova Larsen, six local artists will create site specific performance and installation pieces throughout the downtown area of Salt Lake City […]

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Your Take on the Art

Out of State Visit Last week, UMOCA had the pleasure of welcoming in many out of state guests into the museum from one of Utah’s largest conventions, the Outdoor Retail Summer Market Trade Show, next door at the Salt Palace Convention Center. One such Californian visitor, Robin, found herself wandering the museum after an OR […]

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Your Take on the Art

Family Trip to the Museum It’s the middle of summer and schoolbooks are nowhere in sight for many kids. In search of a place with air conditioning and lots to learn from, families have been taking trips to the art museum. We got a visit from a family of five from Lafayette, California this week. […]

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Food in the City—E.A.T.!

Eat Art Together (E.A.T.) is an initiative that combines our two favorite things—art and food—to promote sustainability and community interaction. In a city it’s easy to forget how interdependent we all are, but E.A.T. gives us an opportunity to see the ways food ties us together. UMOCA has partnered with Wasatch Community Gardens, Neighborhood House, […]

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