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
13
Tue
“A Folk Story” @ CUAC
Aug 13 all-day
"A Folk Story" @ CUAC

This August CUAC is pleased to present “A Folk Story”, a group exhibition co-curated by Margherita Belaief and Marta Fontolan. The show will be comprised of video works and installation and will be on view August 16th through October 12th.
The public opening will be during Gallery Stroll on Friday, August 16th 6-9PM.

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday-Friday 12PM-7PM
Saturday 12PM-4PM
Closed: Sunday-Tuesday

Face of Utah Sculpture 9 @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Aug 13 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.

 

Justin Wheatley and Aaron Ashcraft Exhibition Opening @ Art Barn, Finch Lane Galleries
Aug 13 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
14
Wed
Face of Utah Sculpture 9 @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Aug 14 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
15
Thu
Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission @ Clark Planetarium
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission @ Clark Planetarium

Join Clark Planetarium on August 15, for “Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission,” presented by Jason Steffen, PhD.

Artist concept of the Kepler telescope in orbit. Credit: NASA

NASA’s Kepler mission has revolutionized our understanding of planets and planetary systems. It is NASA’s first mission capable of finding Earth-size planets in or near the habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where the surface temperature of an orbiting planet might be suitable for liquid water.

There are two ticket options available: reception and lecture or lecture only. Space is limited for both the reception and the lecture. Member discounts are available. For ticket pricing or to buy tickets please click here.

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
17
Sat
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Powerful earth processes have shaped our dynamic planet including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions.

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores the science behind these phenomena, the tools used to study and predict them, and stories of human responses to these events.