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UMOCA’s Fall Newsletter Features Interview with Artist-in-Residence Andrea Jensen

October 27, 2023

UMOCA Staff

Artist-in-Residence Andrea Jensen in conversation about her studio practice and exhibition Solastalgia. "The term “Solastalgia” is derived from both the Latin word for comfort and the Greek word for pain and suffering. It was coined by the philosopher Glenn Albrecht in which he describes it as the feeling of homesickness you have when you are still at home.”

UMOCA’s New Mobile Art Exhibition Explores the Complex Interplay Between Humanity’s Needs and Environmental Impact

September 21, 2023

UMOCA Staff

(Salt Lake City, UT—September 20, 2023) – The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) is excited to announce that the Art Truck will be hitting the road again this school year with a compelling new exhibition by artist and researcher Nina Elder. The exhibition, What Sustains, features intricate large-scale drawings…

“A Greater Utah,” UMOCA’s Sweeping Survey of Utah Artists, Highlights 6 Curators and 29 Artists to Explore the State of Art in Utah

August 1, 2023

UMOCA Staff

Press Release,

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is proud to announce that twenty-nine Utah-based artists selected by six Utah-based curators will be featured in the museum’s survey of contemporary art in the state—A Greater Utah

Chie Fueki Winner of $15,000 2023 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting

May 12, 2023

UMOCA Staff

UMOCA and the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation are pleased to announce that the New York-based artist Chie Fueki has been awarded the 2023 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting.

Request for Proposals: Pre-Design Services for Museum Facility Upgrades

February 22, 2023

UMOCA Staff

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is soliciting proposals from qualified Utah based firms/individuals to perform Pre-Design services for the following project—Utah Museum of Contemporary Art Facility Upgrades.

New Artists in Conversation Video Features Artist Talk by AIR Artist Jesse Meredith

December 14, 2022

UMOCA Staff

Overton Windows uses photographs of western Americana paintings and suburban spaces as well as construction materials and vinyl siding to examine the narratives and systems that enforce traditions of access and control in the American West.

UMOCA Announces Rich Walje as the New President of its Board of Trustees

December 13, 2022

UMOCA Staff

Press Release

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art announces former CEO of Rocky Mountain Power Rich Walje as the new president of the museum’s board of trustees.

The Best Gifts at this Year’s UMOCAxVSL Holiday Shoppe

December 7, 2022

UMOCA Staff

Annual UMOCAxVSL Holiday Shoppe, Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10am–6pm, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S W Temple, SLC The Annual UMOCAxVSL Holiday Shoppe is coming up fast! To give you a better idea of what you can expect from the Shoppe this Saturday, December 10, we’ve asked some of…

New Artists in Focus Video Features Performance by Artist Gregg Deal

November 30, 2022

UMOCA Staff

The Punk Pan-Indian Romantic Comedy is a music-themed talk and performance piece by Indigenous artist and activist Gregg Deal. This new work focuses on the music that has moved him throughout his life, speaking in stories and antidotes that follow a timeline of struggle, survival, and ultimately healing through the…

Out Loud 2023 Applications Open Now!

November 7, 2022

UMOCA Staff

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is now accepting applications for the 2023 Out Loud program! Through a 12-week workshop series, participants learn from visiting artists, explore new art techniques and mediums, and development their artistic voice. The program culminates in a museum exhibition of their work, and…