Your Take on the Art

  Last week the museum was in transition as we built a tower for Bikuben and installed Christopher Kelly GOD COMPLEX. While the Main Gallery and Street Gallery were closed for installation, In Motion: Borders and Migrations continued to capture visitors’ attention. A couple from Wisconsin couldn’t help but ask as they left, “Does he […]

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From the Front Desk

Your Take on the Art “It’s refreshing!” “The message that it has for the country has great significance.” “This is a good place to ponder.” All our visitors have different reactions to our art, and from the front desk we get to see the ways you connect with each piece. Since our experiences color the […]

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Postales Desde El Filo

  Postcards show places the way you wish they always were—glowing sunsets, pristine landscapes, and shining skylines. In artist Marcos Ramirez ERRE’s postcards, however, the reality of life near Mexican tourist destinations is carefully handwritten on the back, with an honest photo to match. Postales Desde El Filo, (Postcards From the Edge), is part of […]

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Brewing Ideas: do it

Written by Cerene Shepard Cafes are breeding grounds for creativity. Your spring semester college assessment most likely started in a cafe, or maybe your summer art gallery submission began over a cup of coffee. How many of us can say that we initiated what would become the largest collection of DIY, instructional works in a […]

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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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UMOCA Presents “Gianni Pettena: Forgiven by Nature”

Contact: Sarina Ehrgott| sarina.ehrgott@utahmoca.org | 801.328.4201 www.utahmoca.org | 20 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. For Immediate Release: June 28, 2013   UMOCA Presents Gianni Pettena: Forgiven by Nature Opening Reception July 5, 6-9 PM Admission is Always Free. […]

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