Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture
4:26 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

USU's Museum of Anthropology opens exhibit comparing modern humans and Neanderthals

LOGAN - Visitors to Utah State University's Museum of Anthropology are invited to explore the differences between modern humans and Neanderthals in activities June 29 as part of the museum's "Saturdays at the Museum" series.

 

An illustration lecture begins at 1 p.m.  Relating to the day's theme, the lecture explains the newest scientific evidence for humans and Neanderthals living together.

 

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Arts and Culture
11:37 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Exhibition "Love Hours" opens in Alice Gallery

Trevor Southey, “Motherhood II,” 1978-1986

 Utah Arts and Museums announces the opening of the exhibition “Love Hours” in the Alice Gallery, located inside the Glendinning Mansion. The show runs from June 21 to July 26 and gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. An opening reception will be held June 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. during Gallery Stroll. The Glendinning Mansion is located at 617 East South Temple in Salt Lake City.  

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Arts and Culture
11:16 am
Thu June 20, 2013

DesignArts '13 opens in Salt Lake City

Utah Arts and Museums presents the exhibition DesignArts Utah 2013, opening June 21 and running through August 2 at the Rio Gallery, 300 South Rio Grande 455 West in Salt Lake City. A reception for the designers, guests and public will be held on June 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Rio Gallery and will coincide with Salt Lake Gallery Association’s monthly “Gallery Stroll.”

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Arts and Culture
7:51 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

International Quilt Exhibit in Brigham City July and August

With thousands of colorful, toothpick-size fabrics, Noriko Endo of Tokyo, Japan has captured the rapture of nature in art quilts that are on display in the Brigham City Museum of Art and History's 2013 International Quilt Invitational Exhibition.

Works by Endo, the featured art quilter, and Helen Butler, the featured traditional quilter, will hang in the museum July 2 through August 24.

Endo said nature's vast magnificence has gripped her imagination since childhood when she walked in the woods with her father, but her mother also influenced her art.

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Family Arts
10:42 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Family movie night in St. George benefits local organizations, families

Sunset on the Square is a free Friday movie night held on the second and fourth Fridays May to August in the St. George Town Square. The movies are all family oriented, and begin at dusk, though other activities such as food, games, booths, prizes and dancing begin at 5 p.m. Each night, there is a charity who will receive proceeds from on-site vendors.

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Kids and Art
12:42 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Art in Transit Project: “Bringing Communities Together”

Cache County School District and Cache Valley Transit District unveil public art event at Summerfest.

Cache County School District (CCSD) and Cache Valley Transit District (CVTD) have partnered to bring together our 2nd annual Art in Transit: “Bringing Communities Together” Project.

This project was created to bring art made by children into public places and showcase student artwork inside and outside CVTD’s buses throughout Cache Valley. 

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Arts and Culture
10:44 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Saturday at the Museum: Humans in the 'New World'

This week's “Saturdays at the Museum” activity at Utah State University explores the scientific theories surrounding the question of how human beings came to the new world. Activities take place at USU’s Museum of Anthropology Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

An illustrated lecture is presented at 1 p.m. that showcases the archeological research on the subject. Museum docents will be on hand to give specialized tours of the museum’s “Peopling of the New World” exhibit throughout the day.

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Arts and Culture
11:51 am
Mon June 10, 2013

June Gallery Walk held in conjunction with Summerfest

Artwork from Mountain Crest students will be showcased as part of Summerfest and Gallery Walk June 14.

The Cache Valley Center for the Arts is partnering with Summerfest for the June Gallery Walk on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 6–9 p.m. This free walk will feature 23 selected artists participating in the Summerfest Arts Faire June 13-15 on the Logan Tabernacle grounds located at 50 N Main Street.

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Arts and Culture
9:00 am
Sun June 9, 2013

Summerfest call for entries

An artist touches up a painting at the Summerfest Arts Faire in Logan.
Credit Summerfest Arts Faire

Summerfest is gearing up for its 30th Anniversary Arts Faire held June 13 to 15, on the Tabernacle Grounds, 50 N. Main St., in Logan. The 2013 juried festival is a free event that features more than 140 fine artists, fine craft artists, live music, food, children’s activities and a variety of annual contests.

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Arts and Culture
12:04 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Puppets From Around the World at USU Museum of Anthropology

  This Saturday June 6 at at 1 pm Utah State University's Museum of Anthropology will have a presentation on, the world on a string: puppetry traditions from around the globe.  The presentation will be given by Susan Neibert, director of the World of Puppetry Museum in Brigham City. She will bring examples of puppets from all over the world. Activities like a puppet making workshop will be happening throughout the day during regular museum hours and entry is free. 

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