1931: How We Got Here

“We will never develop any art that is real or great in Utah until art can be anything it wants to be.” –Alta Rawlins Jensen UMOCA is about the art of now. Our mission is to encourage people to explore what it means to exist in today’s world. We do that by sharing art that […]

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1931: The Era of Blind Pigs, Homebrew and Bathtub Gin

  America’s Prohibition Era lends to a surprisingly romantic scene. Think sly wink-and-nods from one dapper, topcoat-wearing gentleman to another; the smoky mood lighting of tucked-away taverns and secretive saloons; jivin’ jazz performances and flappers that would dance and sashay the night away; and the perfectly crafted Old Fashioned cocktail, topped off with several dashes […]

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