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Family and Children's Programs

The Marcia and John Price Museum Building is temporarily closed for remodeling, reopening in 2017. Many free family, adult, and K-12 programs continue on the University campus, at Salt Lake City Public Library branches, and in classrooms statewide, including our popular Third Saturday for Families and K–12 educational outreach.


Our popular Third Saturday for Families program continues at the nearby Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, Art Works for Kids auditorium. 

We have partnered with the Salt Lake City Public Library to offer our Spiral Jetty backpack, available to check out for FREE at the Children's desk downtown. Enjoy a family outing to Spiral Jetty and learn about the history, art, and science around this amazing Land art work. New family backpacks are being designed to highlight the reimagined installation of the UMFA permanent galleries when we reopen in 2017.



Discovery Gateway, Beverly Taylor Sorenson ArtSpace for Children
October 2016
Have you ever worn a mask? How did it make you feel? Masks are incredible faces, diverse and dynamic, expressing different ideas, beliefs, and feelings from around the world. Through the month of October, the UMFA will exhibit a broad collection of masks from their education collection. Explore the purpose and meaning of masks from many cultures—imagine what it would be like to become one of the many faces you see.

Dia de los Muertos Masks
Saturday, October 22, 2016 | 11 am1 pm, 24 pm | FREE 
Discovery Gateway, Beverly Taylor Sorenson ArtSpace for Children
Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday honoring family and friends who have passed away. Traditional Day of the Dead sculptures from our education collection will inspire your own paper skull mask creation. The workshop is conducted by education curators from the UMFA, in partnership with Discovery Gateway.

Be sure to visit Masks!­—an exhibition from the UMFA on view at Discovery Gateway during October.    

Mask Making Family Activity
Monday, October 24 | 2
3:30 pm | FREE
Day-Riverside Branch of The Salt Lake City Public Library
Join us to view masks from all over the world and discover why many cultures still make and wear masks. Let your imagination soar as you create your own mask at this family art-making activity sponsored by the UMFA and the Day-Riverside library branch.

For more information about these programs email or call 801.581.3580.

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