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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Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting: Revisiting 2013 and Tala Madani

We’ll never forget Tala Madani’s signature style, which incorporates loose and expressive brushwork, the satire of political cartoons, and the palette of American abstraction. The result, as exemplified by the painterly video animations that we encountered in Madani’s 2013-2014 solo show at UMOCA, playfully deconstructs western tropes in order to discuss global concerns about racial […]

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Mural Artists Wanted

Squatters Craft Beers and the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) are seeking local artists to participate in a mural project celebrating Squatters 25th Anniversary. The theme of the mural will be “25 Years of Beer” and will be painted on the east side of the Squatters Pub Brewery downtown (147 West Broadway 300 South, […]

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An Intimate Look At UMOCA

From Utah Museum of Contemporary Art on Vimeo. Aside form the stirring art exhibitions, incredible youth and adult education and our growing community outreach, UMOCA is also a vital contributor to the urban infrastructure of our beloved and prospering city. A city without a contemporary art museum is a city without mirrors.

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Kristian Anderson Appointed Executive Director of UMOCA

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art Board of Trustees announces today that they have selected Kristian Anderson to serve as the Executive Director of the museum. Anderson has a remarkable work and teaching history and most recently served as the first full time Director of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, a national organization […]

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