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  • The event must take place in Utah.
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Jan
17
Fri
do it @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Jan 17 – May 31 all-day
do it @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

do it began as a conversation between artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier and Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, who was interested in the idea of an open-ended exhibition format that was flexible enough to transform with each location and enactment. To test the concept, Obrist invited 12 artists to submit instructions which were translated into 9 languages and circulated internationally as a book.

With more than 50 stops worldwide, do it has become the largest collection of DIY, instructional works to date, including newly commissioned pieces from artists selected by Obrist and ICI.

do it’s presentation is less concerned with notions of reproduction or materiality of the artworks. Rather, this exhibition is about revealing the nuances of human interpretation in its various iterations. Based on written instructions by renowned artists as a point of departure, UMOCA’s reenactment of do it is uniquely site-specific to Utah through the engagement with the community and use of resources available locally.

do it is a traveling exhibition conceived and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, and organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York. The exhibition and the publication, do it: the compendium, were made possible, in part by grants from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, and with the generous support from Project Perpetual and ICI’s International Forum and Board of Trustees.

Apr
20
Sun
Tim’s Vermeer @ Jim Santy Auditorium
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tim's Vermeer  @ Jim Santy Auditorium

Directed by Teller
Rated PG-13, 80 min.

Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”) manage to paint so realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? The epic research project Jenison embarks on to test his theory takes him to Holland, where Vermeer painted his masterpieces, and eventually to Buckingham Palace to see the Queen’s Vermeer. Directed by magicians Penn and Teller, this film explores the boundaries between technology and art.

Apr
22
Tue
Free Film Screening: Hero @ The City Library
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
Free Film Screening: Hero @ The City Library

Directed by Zhang Yimou
99 min/China/Hong Kong/2002
Rated PG-13

This mutli-Award winning and Academy Award nominated film features great performances and some wonderfully choreographed fight scenes. In ancient China, the Qin king has long been obsessed with conquering the country and becoming her first Emperor, which makes him the target of three legendary assassins. Now, a nameless warrior claims to have defeated them all and recounts each confrontation for the king.

Apr
24
Thu
Wild & Scenic Film Festival Hosted by Summit Land Conservancy @ Jim Santy Auditorium
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Wild & Scenic Film Festival Hosted by Summit Land Conservancy @ Jim Santy Auditorium

SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a call to action! The films illustrate not only the challenges facing our planet but the work communities are doing to protect the environment and the places we love. The stories give us a sense of place and what it means to be responsible stewards of the earth.

Summit Land Conservancy has selected 13 environmental and adventure films ranging from 2 minutes to 27 minutes in length for this year’s festival. From a story about a boy catching his first fish to a visual poem about the joy of air, from a recreation of a legendary 1906 expedition to a profile on a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, from a hilarious, tongue-in-cheek examination of the plastic bag problem to a visually stunning exploration of a river that has not kissed the ocean in years, these 13 films will inspire, educate and challenge you and, quite possibly, change your world.

Arrive early to sign up to win fabulous door prizes. Tickets available online or at the door: $10 adults, $5 students. Proceeds to benefit the Summit Land Conservancy.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival @ Jim Santy Auditorium
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wild and Scenic Film Festival  @ Jim Santy Auditorium

Directed by Various Directors
Rated PG, 120 min.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students

Summit Land Conservancy has selected 13 environmental and adventure films ranging from 2 minutes to 27 minutes in length for this year’s festival. From a story about a boy catching his first fish to a visual poem about the joy of air, from a recreation of a legendary 1906 expedition to a profile on a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, from a hilarious, tongue-in-cheek examination of the plastic bag problem to a visually stunning exploration of a river that has not kissed the ocean in years, these 13 films will inspire, educate and challenge you and, quite possibly, change your world.

Arrive early to sign up to win fabulous door prizes.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Hosted by Summit Land Conservancy @ Jim Santy Auditorium
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wild & Scenic Film Festival Hosted by Summit Land Conservancy @ Jim Santy Auditorium

SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a call to action! The films illustrate not only the challenges facing our planet but the work communities are doing to protect the environment and the places we love. The stories give us a sense of place and what it means to be responsible stewards of the earth.

Summit Land Conservancy has selected 13 environmental and adventure films ranging from 2 minutes to 27 minutes in length for this year’s festival. From a story about a boy catching his first fish to a visual poem about the joy of air, from a recreation of a legendary 1906 expedition to a profile on a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, from a hilarious, tongue-in-cheek examination of the plastic bag problem to a visually stunning exploration of a river that has not kissed the ocean in years, these 13 films will inspire, educate and challenge you and, quite possibly, change your world.

Arrive early to sign up to win fabulous door prizes. Tickets available online or at the door: $10 adults, $5 students. Proceeds to benefit the Summit Land Conservancy.

Apr
25
Fri
Mark by Mark @ Alice Gallery
Apr 25 all-day
Mark by Mark @ Alice Gallery

This exhibition includes new work by artists Al Denyer, Lydia Gravis, K Stevenson.Employing one the artist’s most elemental of tools- the mark- these three artists, through accumulated mark making, conjure the complexities and ambiguities found in both personal and collective experience. In this exhibition all three artists stake out individual territories in which the polarities of this art-making process, from the singular gesture to the densely layered, examine formal and conceptual commonalities. Aritst reception March 21, 6-9pm for Gallery Stroll.

Trent Harris: Echo Cave @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Apr 25 all-day
Trent Harris: Echo Cave @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

“Trent Harris: Echo Cave” is the first retrospective into the creative genius of the Utah cult filmmaker. This exhibition presents drawings, photographs, artists books, and short films that illuminate Harris’s process and inimitable style. Internationally renowned for films such as The Beaver Trilogy and Rubin & Ed, Harris demonstrates a lasting influence on underground cinema with his independent filmmaking and visual art practice.

The Lunchbox @ Jim Santy Auditorium
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
The Lunchbox  @ Jim Santy Auditorium

Directed by Ritesh Batra
Rated PG, 104 min. – subtitled

This film charmed the audiences at the most recent Toronto Film Festival. Housewife Ila tries to spice up her marriage by sending her husband special lunches. When the lunchbox is consistently delivered to the wrong person, a lonely stranger, she begins a secret correspondence with him and the two embark on what may be a lasting friendship – or a fantasy that could overwhelm them both. This darling of the festival circuit is as warm and nourishing as a home-cooked meal.

Apr
26
Sat
Artists Studio Sale @ Art Access
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artists Studio Sale @ Art Access

Artists will be clearing out their studios and selling their excess art at discounted prices.

Art Access will keep 20% of proceeds, which will be used to fund local art programs.

The following artists have been confirmed (and more to come): Marina Alexandrescu, Brian Bean, Brian Bo, J. Bundy, Blue Critchfield, Darryl Erdmann, Jane Grau, Erica Houston, Bill Lee, Paige Kimball, Whitney Mayes, Shad Roghaar and original art from the collection of Travis Tanner of Tanner Frames.

If you are an artist interested in participating as a seller, please contact sheryl@accessart.org.