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. […]
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 […]
The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) is thrilled to announce that it is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works Grant Award. Since 1965, the NEA has continued to offer the funding and support to allow more and more Americans each year the opportunity to participate in the arts, […]
UMOCA presents an art talk with Bartholomew Ryan APR 23 | 7 PM Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) is thrilled to host an art talk with Bartholomew Ryan, the assistant curator of the Walker Art Center and the soon-to-be Milton Fine Curator of Art for The Andy Warhol […]
October Art Fitness is Sure to Build Contemporary Art Six-Pack OCT 25 | 11-1:30 pm Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) is happy to announce another Art Fitness training session available to everyone from beginners looking to get in on the game, to professional art body builders and everyone in-between. Art Fitness […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]