Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar airs throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here.

To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:

  • 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.

If your event meets these criteria, click Post Your Event below. Include your contact information in case we have any questions. Otherwise, your event may not get published.

KCPW would like to encourage you to make the most of your post with a featured image and links to your organization.

**Please submit request at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read  on-air are chosen at random, two weeks prior to the event.**

 

Aug
16
Fri
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Aug 16 all-day
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution is the first comprehensive overview of Puusemp’s work produced between the mid-1960s and late 1970s. Puusemp is a conceptual artist who is interested in steering people into unwittingly completing his pieces by taking an action the artist had laid out as the next obvious step.

Puusemp’s collection of press clippings, council meeting minutes and public documents from his brief stint as mayor of Rosendale (1975-1976), a small village, plagued by an overbearing tax structure and problems with its municipal utilities. Puusemp saw his position as an opportunity to take a political problem and morph it into an art work.

June 14-September 7

Tues-Sat 11am-6pm

Fridays 11am-9pm

 

This is the Place @ Rio Gallery
Aug 16 all-day
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery

This exhibition represents a group of visual artists as they consider this place so many call home. Just as we shape and build the landscape around us, the landscape has a remarkable effect on us, shaping and building culture. Utah was “the place” for many indigenous peoples prior to the arrival of the Mormon pioneers. More recently, the numbers of people who call Utah “home” have expanded to include the pioneers and their several generations of descendants, as well as contemporary migrants to the Wasatch Front. This exhibition explores the diversity and value of the community through artists, community participation and historical photographs. M-F 8-5. Gallery Stroll Opening August 16, 6-9pm

Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4

Come see the Marriott Library’s new exhibit on river running history, “Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau,” featuring items from Special Collections.

Materials include books, rare photographs, and films on topics such as USGS Surveys, French Kayakers, and SOCOTWA.

Scientist in the Spotlight – Fire Weather with John Horel @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Scientist in the Spotlight – Fire Weather with John Horel @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Join University of Utah meteorologist John Horel to learn about fire weather.

Aug
19
Mon
Justin Wheatley and Aaron Ashcraft Exhibition Opening @ Art Barn, Finch Lane Galleries
Aug 19 all-day
Justin Wheatley and Aaron Ashcraft Exhibition Opening @ Art Barn, Finch Lane Galleries

Two new exhibitions at the Finch Lane Gallery explore the theme of relationships.

Justin Wheatley’s mixed media installation Salt Lake City: Chain Link and Welcome Mats examines the city from an east side/west side perspective, while Aaron Ashcraft’s sculptured ceramics focus on the relationship of textures found in nature in his exhibition called Conversations.

The exhibitions run August 9 through September 27, with an artists’ reception on Friday, August 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Regular gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with additional evening hours during the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll on August 16 and September 20, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

All events are free of charge.

Aug
21
Wed
Face of Utah Sculpture 9 @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Aug 21 all-day
Face of Utah Sculpture 9 @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center

The Face of Utah Sculpture 9

Every year the Face of Utah Sculpture provides Utah artists a forum to present Utah culture through sculptural form. The origins of this dynamic exhibit, envisioned nine years ago by glass artist Dan Cummings, features both well-known and emerging Utah sculptors, showcasing both traditional and contemporary sculpture in a variety of techniques, styles, mediums and forms. The result is an exciting and eclectic mix of excellence in artistry in countless forms!

Jodee Bitner’s photography will also be on display, capturing unique angles or different perspectives of her father and brother’s sculptures, creating entirely new works of art.

Everyone is invited to meet the artists at the opening reception on July 11 from 6 – 8 p.m. Admission is free, and includes food, live music by Christian Coleman, a cash bar, and the finest new works by Utah’s best sculptors. A majority of artists participating in the exhibition will be on hand to discuss their artwork, and cash prizes will be awarded.

Exhibit run July 11 – Aug 28, 2013
Opening Reception is July 11, 6 – 8 p.m.

 

Aug
22
Thu
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery
Aug 22 all-day
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery

This exhibition represents a group of visual artists as they consider this place so many call home. Just as we shape and build the landscape around us, the landscape has a remarkable effect on us, shaping and building culture. Utah was “the place” for many indigenous peoples prior to the arrival of the Mormon pioneers. More recently, the numbers of people who call Utah “home” have expanded to include the pioneers and their several generations of descendants, as well as contemporary migrants to the Wasatch Front. This exhibition explores the diversity and value of the community through artists, community participation and historical photographs. M-F 8-5. Gallery Stroll Opening August 16, 6-9pm

Aug
23
Fri
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Aug 23 all-day
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution is the first comprehensive overview of Puusemp’s work produced between the mid-1960s and late 1970s. Puusemp is a conceptual artist who is interested in steering people into unwittingly completing his pieces by taking an action the artist had laid out as the next obvious step.

Puusemp’s collection of press clippings, council meeting minutes and public documents from his brief stint as mayor of Rosendale (1975-1976), a small village, plagued by an overbearing tax structure and problems with its municipal utilities. Puusemp saw his position as an opportunity to take a political problem and morph it into an art work.

June 14-September 7

Tues-Sat 11am-6pm

Fridays 11am-9pm

 

Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4

Come see the Marriott Library’s new exhibit on river running history, “Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau,” featuring items from Special Collections.

Materials include books, rare photographs, and films on topics such as USGS Surveys, French Kayakers, and SOCOTWA.

Aug
24
Sat
Porchfest Salt Lake 2013 @ University Gardens Neighborhood
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Porchfest Salt Lake- Saturday, August 24th from 1 to 10 p.m., porches become stages; gardens become art galleries; and over 100 local musicians and artists share their talents with whoever passes by.

The free annual event happens in the picturesque East Central neighborhood just west of the University of Utah (1200 East between 200 and 400 South, plus Reservoir Park).

Bring a picnic or enjoy delicious food options available from the University Garden Business District.