NEWS: September at the UMFA

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ARTLandish | Sun Tunnels Community Meet-up
Saturday, September 30 | 1–4 pm | FREE
Join the UMFA for a fun day of art and science at Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels, an iconic work of Land art located in Utah's west desert. All ages and abilities are invited to explore the landscape, create art, and learn about the environment of the desert.
Click here for downloadable directions and travel tips.
 
Etching, Thomas O'Donohue,
 
Art + Wellness | Chamber Music Series
Wednesday, September 6 | 7 pm | FREE
Explore the intersection of music and visual art as vocalist Daniel Johnson and pianist Paul Hill—University of Utah Department of Music graduate students—perform Songs for the Inner Child, choral music by Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Musto, and Heggie.
You are invited to explore the galleries while you listen to the program and discover parallel expressions in the music and the art. 
September ACME Session image
 
ACME Session | Raising Socially Conscious 
and Conscientious Youth
Wednesday, September 13 | 6:30 pm*
Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library
*Join us for refreshments at 6 pm.
Through art and experiential activities, this session is centered on building inclusive and socially just communities by inspiring our youth. We will focus on ways to create spaces for youth to cultivate positive cultural identities, enhance empathy through deep awareness, and nurture their power of belief.
Session leaders will guide participants in three projects while addressing the following questions: How can children's early understanding of race, gender, and other social identities shape how they feel about who they are and who they can become? What do youth discover when they are encouraged to slow down and use all of their senses? How do we encourage children to leverage hope and belief to build the world they want to live in? People of all ages are encouraged to attend.
 
Yoga
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall 
Thursday, September 14 | 1:30–2:30 pm | FREE
Experience the art of yoga. Join us in the Great Hall to explore connections between the practice of yoga and themes found in the art on view in the galleries.
Sponsored by PEAK Health and Fitness at the University of Utah.
 
 
UMFA Curators Present
Wednesday, September 20 | 6 pm | FREE
Curators will give short presentations about three of the Museum’s reimagined permanent galleries. Luke Kelly, associate curator of collections and antiquities, will discuss “Chinese Art: Emulation and Innovation”; Leslie Anderson, curator of European, American, and regional art, will discuss “American and Regional Art: Mythmaking and Truth-Telling”; and senior curator Whitney Tassie will discuss “Modern and Contemporary Art: A Fuller Picture.”
Third Saturday for Families | Porcelain Painting
Saturday, September 16 | 1–4 pm | FREE
Emma Eccles Jones Education Center Classroom
Creativity in Focus | Hockney
Wednesday, September 27 | 7 pm | FREE
Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium
The UMFA has new hours:
Monday closed
Tuesday 10 am–5 pm
Wednesday 10 am–9 pm
Thursday 10 am–5 pm
Friday 10 am–5 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Sunday 10 am–5 pm
 
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