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Third Saturdays



Third Saturdays are free family activity days that occur on the third Saturday of every month. Instruction and activities begin at 1:00 and end at 4:00. All art making is done in the Emma Eccles Jones Education Center Classroom which has a limited capacity of 60. These activities are based on a first come, first serve basis. Please call 801.581.3580 or education@umfa.utah.edu for more information. This program is supported in part by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks fund.



Artful Afternoon: Art is 100 Celebration
Saturday, July 19 | 1-4 pm
Join us for this free family day to celebrate 100 years of art at the University of Utah. Get inspiration from UMFA's amazing collection of 5000 years of human creativity. Experience performances, art, and fun.

Jewelry from India
Saturday, August 16 | 1-4 pm

Make a work of art that you can wear around town! Come experience an exhibition of images of Krishna, the eighth incarnation of the Hindu God Vishnu. Design your own anklet, a traditional ornament worn by Krishna, using glass beads and bells.

Wood Sculptures
Saturday, September 20 | 1-4 pm

Explore our new salt exhibition featuring contemporary artist Conrad Bakker, who makes wood sculptures of everyday objects. Be inspired by Bakker and paint your own extraordinary wood sculpture of an ordinary object.

Animal Masks
Saturday, October 18 | 1-4 pm
The UMFA is filled with animals. You can find them painted, sculpted, and printed just about everywhere you look. This Saturday we will be inspired by animals in art and create our own animal masks.

Saturday, November 15 | 1-4 pm

Printmaking is a centuries-old art form that is still practiced today. Be inspired by the talented University of Utah faculty artists exhibiting at the UMFA to create your own set of prints.

Make a Clock
Saturday, December 20 | 1-4 pm
Time is a theme depicted in works of art throughout the Museum, from ancient to contemporary. Be inspired to create your own clock on this Third Saturday. We provide the clockworks and blank face; you provide the artistic vision.




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