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  • The event must take place in Utah.
  • The organization promoting the event  must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
  • The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.

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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
18
Fri
Mark by Mark @ Alice Gallery
Apr 18 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 18 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.

Apr
19
Sat
Inter-Tribal Student Association 42nd Annual Powwow @ University of Utah Olpin Student Union Ballroom
Apr 19 all-day
Inter-Tribal Student Association 42nd Annual Powwow @ University of Utah Olpin Student Union Ballroom

The Inter-Tribal Student Association hosts its 42nd traditional powwow on Saturday, April 19 at the U’s Olpin Student Union. This year’s theme is “Sustaining Our Culture.”

The powwow is an excellent opportunity for communities to come together and join in dance and song.

“This is a long and proud tradition at the U,” says Octavio Villalpando, associate vice president for Equity & Diversity. “It is a wonderful way for the U to support American Indian students and community, honor their contributions and help others learn about their history and culture.”

Day’s Events:

9 a.m. — Registration

11 a.m. — Arena Blessing

Noon — Grand Entry

5 p.m. — Dinner Break

6 p.m. — Grand Entry

10 p.m. — Closing Song

Participants

Host Drum: Midnite Express

Master of Ceremonies (MC): Tyson Shay

Arena Director: Nino Reyes

Spiritual Advisor: Bob Taylor

Head Man: Patrick Willie

Head Woman: Miss American Indian Woman Scholar 2014 (to be announced)

Color Guard: Utah Intertribal Veterans Association

Powwow Etiquette

1. Always stand respectfully during special songs. These include the Grand Entry, flag songs, veteran’s songs or any other song the MC designates. During these songs, men should remove their hats.

2. Pay extra attention to the MC for various announcements about the event and type of dances.

3. Ask permission before taking photos of dancers in regalia. If the photo is for publication or commercial use, this should be explained before the photo is taken.

4. The correct term for a dancer’s outfit is regalia, not costume. Never touch a dancer’s regalia. Many of the ornaments have religious meaning and are cherished family heirlooms.

5. If you see a lost or dropped feather, do NOT pick it up. Notify the nearest staff member, veteran, Head Man Dancer or Arena Director immediately.

6. Pointing with the fingers is considered poor manners by some tribes. If you must point, use your head and nod in the direction you wish to indicate.

7. Feel free to join in the inter-tribal dances by invitation of the MC.

8. Do not ever cross the arena floor! Do not go into drum circles. Stay on the perimeter. If a drum group is singing or about to sing, do not approach the drum.

9. Last of all, powwows are meant to be social events. Make a new friend, eat some food, visit the vendors… have a great time!

If you have any questions about any of the above etiquette or would like to know more, please ask an ITSA member. Also, most dancers, singers, elders and staff are happy to help.

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.

Three Musketeers @ Utah Children's Theatre
Apr 25 – May 17 all-day
Three Musketeers @ Utah Children's Theatre

Set in the 17th century, The Three Musketeers begins with the adventures of a young man named d’Artagnan who wants to join the Musketeers of the Guard. Through accident he meets Athos, Porthos and Aramis, inseparable friends who live by the motto “all for one, one for all!” The Musketeers must save the king and queen from the evil Cardinal Richelieu and his henchmen.

Ticket Price:$14/person
Group Discounts:
10+ $12/person
25+ $10/person

Showtimes are Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 1 pm and 4:30 pm

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.

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.

May
2
Fri
Mark by Mark @ Alice Gallery
May 2 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.

May
9
Fri
Mark by Mark @ Alice Gallery
May 9 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.