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Lectures and Programs



The UMFA offers a variety of lectures and programming related to our traveling exhibitions, the UMFA permanent collection, and visiting artists. Please contact the education department for more information | 801.581.3580.

Chamber Music Series
Wednesday, September 2 | 7 pm | FREE
Experience the harmonious convergence of music and art as students from the University of Utah School of Music perform
in the galleries of the UMFA.

Yoga at the UMFA
Tuesday, September 15 | 1:30-2:30 pm | FREE
Renowned local yoga instructor Scott Moore will lead free yoga classes in the UMFA Great Hall. These classes will explore
the connections between the practice of yoga and the experience of art. Limited mats are available.  

In Conversation: Brian Bress
Thursday, September 17 | FREE

Exhibition Preview | 4 pm
Artist and Curator in Conversation | 5 pm
Reception | 6 pm

In this twelfth installment of the salt series, Bress's works will be installed throughout our permanent collection-engaging with old European paintings, Native American objects, and modern works-resulting in a truly unique experience of the galleries. Preview the exhibition, then join curator of modern and contemporary art Whitney Tassie in conversation with the artist, reception follows.

Yoga at the UMFA
Tuesday, September 22 | 1:30-2:30 pm | FREE

Open Mic Night
Wednesday, September 23 | 4-5 pm | FREE

Yoga at the UMFA
Tuesday, September 29 | 1:30-2:30 pm | FREE

Chamber Music Series
Wednesday, October 21 | 7 pm | FREE

Curator Talk: Tim Barringer
The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales
Thursday, October 22 | 7–9 pm | FREE

Tim Barringer, Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, is co-curator of The British Passion for Landscape exhibition. He specializes in the eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century art of Britain and the British Empire, nineteenth-century American and German art, and museum studies. Barringer's presentation, "Nature and Industrialization in British and American Art," will examine artists' struggles to represent the Industrial Revolution, the emergence of landscape painting as a solace from the industrial world, and the changing identity of landscape art as environmental concerns took on a modern form.

Chamber Music Series
Wednesday, November 18 | 7 pm | FREE

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