Margaret Curtis: This, too. is on view in the Street Gallery through November 9, 2024

Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

In Memory

Jul 5, 2024 – Feb 22, 2025

Opening Reception Friday, July 12, 6–9 pm. Use form below to register for this free event! “…where we were, that valley we ran through, what the banks were like, the…

David Baddley: Carmel Diagonal

Jul 5, 2024 – Jan 11, 2025

Consider a memory or an experience. How do you encapsulate it? Does it reside solely in your mind, ready to be summoned at will? Or can it be documented by…

Milad Mozari: Language of Movement

Jul 5, 2024 – Jan 8, 2025

Spanning three decades and three continents of archival material, Language of Movement is Milad Mozari’s ongoing conversation with Ghaffar Pourazar, an Azerbaijani-Iranian computer animator turned Beijing Opera performer. The materials…

Margaret Curtis: This, too.

Jun 21, 2024 – Nov 9, 2024

Summers in the West have become hotter and drier. The results can be seen on mountainsides, which shift from green to yellow as temperatures rise where dry plant life becomes…

Kym McDaniel: If I could take me from that room, I would never give me back

Jul 5, 2024 – Oct 19, 2024

Influenced by her research in Crip Theory (an interdisciplinary field that merges Disability Studies and Queer Theory) as well as her embodiment as a disabled dancer, McDaniel uses sculpture, video,…

Christopher Kelly’s God Complex

Jun 21, 2024 – Aug 24, 2024

What does it mean to revisit a world of your construction after a 10-year hiatus: one where you are the creator, builder, and participant? Does its existence shift, change, grow,…

Nina Elder: What Sustains

Sep 1, 2023 – Aug 1, 2024

2023-2024 Art Truck Exhibition Nina Elder What Sustains: Landscapes for Curiosity and Connection How do rocks, trees, and holes in the Earth sustain your daily life? Artist and researcher Nina…

Upcoming Exhibitions

There are no upcoming exhibitions at this time.

Past Exhibitions

Paul Kos: Oracles

Jan 26, 2024 – Jun 29, 2024

Paul Kos is a conceptual artist for whom nature, culture, and language are best understood as process: as sites of labored emergence where transmutation and (mis)translation are constants. Continuing themes…

2024 Gala Art Auction

May 10, 2024 – Jun 8, 2024

Bid now By generously donating artwork, the local artists featured in the 2024 Annual Gala Art Auction Exhibition contribute to UMOCA’s mission in real and tangible ways. Auction proceeds will…

As the Lake Fades

Jan 26, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024

As The Lake Fades explores drought, climate change, and the environmental crisis facing Utahns today through the lens of the Great Salt Lake. The lake and our air quality are…

Jorge Rojas & Dr. Sasha Reed: The Biocrust Project

Jan 26, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024

Humans use both art and science to explore, understand, and communicate about our world. Despite this inherent connection, artists and scientists typically work in isolation. Canyonlands Research Center’s (CRC’s) Artist…

Moses Williams: Parable Bodies

Apr 11, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024

Parable Bodies considers the relationship between “living and non-living entities,” questioning anthropocentric ideals by positioning human and non-human bodies in a reciprocal exchange that emphasizes interconnectedness. Through this body of…

OUT LOUD 2024: Growing Pains

May 8, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024

Growing Pains unites the work of 21 LGBTQ+ teen artists participating in UMOCA’s eighth Out Loud program. Over the course of 12 weeks, the 2024 Out Loud series explored new…

On the Subject of Land

Mar 28, 2024 – May 25, 2024

Cullen Washington Jr. creates abstract mixed media paintings that underscore humanity. He is a native of Louisiana and received his BA from Louisiana State University and his MFA from Tufts…

Everything Is Collective: Expected Image

Jan 26, 2024 – May 1, 2024

Over the past five years, Everything Is Collective has made experimental works in response to how the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) uses visuality, photography, and images as a crucial…

Diane Tuft: Entropy

Jan 26, 2024 – May 1, 2024

Entropy is “a measure of disorder within a system,” which can increase if left unchecked. In the case of climate change, greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere, creating increasingly…

Jerrin Wagstaff: American Landscapes

Jan 26, 2024 – Apr 6, 2024

American Landscapes explores how the landscape of the American West shapes ideas about American identity today. As a starting point for the series, Wagstaff looks at idealized versions of the…