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UMFA Reopening Weekend

 

 

The last weekend of August 2017 is the first weekend to experience the new UMFA.    

UMFA members are invited to exclusive sneak previews and celebrations Friday, August 25.

The general public is invited to a two-day reopening party Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27. Enjoy curator talks, tours, art making, films, yoga, a dance party, and more. Admission is FREE.

UMFA galleries have been closed since mid-January 2016 for building upgrades and reinstallation.

MEMBER REOPENING CELEBRATION | FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

5–6:30 pm | Appetizer to Art: UMFA Art Lovers Reopening Celebration and Preview (invitation only). The celebration continues with UMFA members at 7 pm.

5:30–8 pm | Selfie Sculptures photo shoot with Las Hermanas Iglesias (invitation only)

7–9 pm | Member Celebration and Preview (invitation only)

Ongoing
The Museum Store 10 am-9 pm
The Museum Café CLOSED

 

PUBLIC REOPENING PARTY | SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

10 am | Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour (ages 12+)*

10 am–12 pm | "Let's Take Shape Together!" activity with Las Hermanas Iglesias | ACME Lab

12 pm | Curator Pick Gallery Tours* | American & regional, modern & contemporary, or South Asian

1 pm | Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour (ages 12+)*

1 pm | HERE, HERE "Opening Bash" Piñata Activity with Las Hermanas Iglesias | Outside

2 pm | Student Dance Performance | Great Hall

4 pm | Curator Pick Gallery Tours* | European, Ilse Bing (photography), or Chinese

4 pm |  Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour (ages 12+)*

7 pm | The Legacy of Frida Kahlo Film Screening, co-presented with the Utah Film Center | Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium

8 pm–midnight | Dance Party, powered by ArtsPass

*Advance sign-up required. Sign-up begins one hour before each tour at the welcome desk. First come, first served. Limit 20 people per tour.

Ongoing
Family Art Making 10 am–5 pm | Emma Eccles Jones Education Center Classroom
Family Backpacks 10 am–9 pm | Check one out in the lobby
Pop-up Docent Talks

The Museum Café 10 am–5 pm

The Museum Store 10 am–8:30 pm

 

PUBLIC REOPENING PARTY | SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

10 am | Yoga in the Great Hall with Jendar Marie Morales

10 am–12 pm | "Let's Take Shape Together!" Activity with Las Hermanas Iglesias | ACME Lab in the Emma Eccles Jones Education Center

12 pm |  Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour (ages 12+)*

12 pm | Curator Pick Gallery Tours* | American & regional, modern & contemporary, or ancient Mesoamerican

2 pm | SENSEational: Accessing Art through the Senses | Modern and contemporary gallery

3 pm | Boy and the World Film Screening, co-presented with Utah Film Center

3 pm | Clarinetist Katie Porter Performance | Modern and contemporary gallery

4 pm |  Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour (ages 12+)*

4 pm | Curator Pick Gallery Talks | European, Ilse Bing (photography), or ancient Mediterranean

*Advance sign-up required. Sign-up begins one hour before each tour at the welcome desk. First come, first served. Limit 20 people per tour.

Ongoing
Family Art Making 10 am–5 pm | Emma Eccles Jones Education Classroom
Family Backpacks 10 am–9 pm | Check one out in the lobby
Pop-up Docent Talks
The Museum Café 10 am–5 pm
The Museum Store 10 am–5 pm

 

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