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2017 EVENT CALENDAR*

Foundry Tour | Adonis Bronze
Saturday, April 22 | 11 am
Converse with some of Utah's finest sculptors—Dennis Smith, Kraig Varner, and Deon Duncan—at this exclusive tour of the Adonis Bronze foundry and gallery in Alpine, Utah.

Western and Regional Art Lovers Brunch
Saturday, July 22 | 10 am

Laura Fry—senior curator and curator of art at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma—is our guest speaker at this annual celebration of our shared passion for Western and regional art. 

Private Collection Tour | Ferguson Home
Friday, August 4 | 5:30 pm

Suzy and Jim Ferguson (former UMFA board member) are opening their home for a tour of their private collection.

Member Preview and Reopening Celebration
Friday, August 25 | 5 pm

Celebrate the reopening of the UMFA galleries at this highly-anticipated event. We're thrilled to welcome the public into the reimagined galleries, but members first! 

Field Trip | Denver, Colorado
Thursday
SundaySeptember 710
Explore the Denver art scene on this weekend excursion. Visit museums, galleries, and private collections. Book your accommodations today.

  • Members are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations
  • Deeply discounted room rates are available at The Art hotel
  • $180.00/person admin fee includes UMFA expenses, group activities, and group dinner

Behind-the-Scenes Tour | European Prints
Saturday, October 14 | 3 pm

Visit the UMFA collections storage area with curator Leslie Anderson. Preview upcoming installations drawn from the Museum's rich collection of prints, drawings, and photographs.

Contemporary Art Acquisition Celebration
Friday, November 3 | 6 pm

You have a voice at the UMFA! Celebrate art and cast your vote for the Museum's next contemporary acquisition. This annual acquisition is made possible by a generous endowment from Phyllis Cannon Wattis.

Go West! Art of the American Frontier
Member Preview Day
Saturday, December 2 | 11 am

Stroll through this exciting exhibition from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming. Then enjoy the unique gift selection at The Museum Store's annual Holiday Market.

*Dates and times are subject to change; visit this web page for event updates.

Join UMFA Art Lovers today!

To RSVP for events contact eva.jansson@umfa.utah.edu or call 801.585.0464.

 

Field Trip | Denver, Colorado
Thursday
SundaySeptember 710
Space is limited
RSVP today!

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Edgar Alwin Payne (American, 1883-1947), Red Mesa, Monument Valley, Utah, c. 1940, oil on canvas, purchased with funds from the Phyllis Cannon Wattis Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art, and Diane and Sam Stewart, UMFA2008.14.1.

Sylvia Plimack Mangold (American, b. 1938), Floor with Laundry #1, 1970, acrylic on canvas, purchased with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Associated Students of the University of Utah, the Friends of the Art Museum, and Mrs. Paul L. Wattis, UMFA1976.019.


 

 

 

 


              
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