Stock Image; September ACME Session

6:30-8:30 pm | Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Branch, Nancy Tessman Auditorium | FREE

UMFA brings together community members, visiting artist Jose Torres-Tama, and community leaders to spark dialogue regarding themes of immigration, belonging, and culture.

  • Immigration stories from community members
  • Excerpt from multimedia performance ALIENS, Immigrants, and Other Evildoers by Jose Torres-Tama
  • Participatory movement, creative writing, and storytelling led by Ai Fuji Nelson, education director at Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, and Paul Kuttner, associate director at University Neighborhood Partners

ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Education.) Sessions are bimonthly community meetups where participants can dream and articulate new models of education and engagement through art. Presented by the UMFA in partnership with Salt Lake City Public Library.

This program has received funding from the Utah Humanities. The Utah Humanities empowers Utahns to improve their communities through active engagement in the humanities.

Jose Torres-Tama’s performance is made possible with additional support from WESTAF and the Utah Division of Arts and Museums.