Tali Alisa Hafoka's exhibition Carried Across on view now in the Street Gallery

Past Exhibitions

2022 Exhibitions

Bernard Meyers: Urban Abstracts

Aug 12, 2022 – Oct 15, 2022

“Photograph something not for what it is but for what it can become.” —Minor White Bernard Meyers uses images collected on walks through urban environments to explore the intersections of…

John Sproul: Here Between There

Aug 12, 2022 – Oct 15, 2022

John Sproul’s Here Between There uses the body to explore opposites—protection vs. exposure, public vs. private, acknowledgment vs. disregard, and conscious vs. subconscious—to understand the fallacy of power and the strength found…

WINDOWS + MIRRORS

Sep 4, 2022 – Sep 24, 2022

This student exhibition features work by artists aged 9-14 who participated in the Museum’s Artist-in-Training summer camp. Throughout the week-long camp, students learned about contemporary art practices and techniques. In…

UMOCA x Angie Smith Present: Stronger Shines the Light Inside

Sep 4, 2022 – Sep 24, 2022

Stronger Shines the Light Inside is an ongoing photography project that tells the personal stories of refugees in the United States. In 2015, Los Angeles-based photographer Angie Smith began documenting…

Utah Division of Arts & Museums Presents DesignArts2022 Utah

Jun 24, 2022 – Sep 17, 2022

Returning to a several decades old tradition of partnering with the State, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to serve as the host site for (UA&M) annual DesignArts…

Tobias Fike: When I Am Gone

Jul 13, 2022 – Sep 3, 2022

When I Am Gone is an attempt at coming to terms with the inevitability of death and an examination of the impact loss has on those left behind. Fike’s seemingly playful…

Alise Anderson: My Grandma is a Meme

Jun 24, 2022 – Aug 6, 2022

My Grandma is a Meme is an intergenerational collaboration between artist Alise Anderson and her late grandma, Trudy White. White meticulously, near compulsively, recorded her life, starting in the 1930s until…

Aloe Corry: Loose Limbs

Jun 24, 2022 – Aug 6, 2022

We are tossed by a torrent, limbs swaying, straining against floods —ankles, palms, and thighs.  Branching and burned out, measured and weeping. When the wind blows, we bend, break, and…

Jaclyn Wright: High Visibility (Blaze Orange)

Mar 18, 2022 – Jun 18, 2022

In High Visibility (Blaze Orange), artist Jaclyn Wright uses debris collected from gun ranges on public lands to explore the intersections of photography, capitalism, and colonialism. Employing original images as…

2022 Gala Art Auction Exhibition

May 13, 2022 – Jun 11, 2022

Featured Artists: Alise Anderson; Coleman Andersen; Mitchell Barton; John Bell; Collin Bradford; Thomas Campbell; Justin Chouinard; is it  Jared Lindsay Clark; Nic Courdy; Paul Crow; Annelise Duque; Patrick Durka; Daniel…

Kaleidoscopic: Life Through a Multi-Colored Lens

Apr 15, 2022 – Jun 8, 2022

Out Loud is an artistic platform for young LGBTQ+ voices in Utah. Through a 12-week workshop series, these teenage artists have explored new mediums and developed their artistic voices with…

Our Wake Up Call For Freedoms

Jan 21, 2022 – Jun 4, 2022

Founded in 2016 by artists Hank Willis Thomas, Eric Gottesman, Michelle Woo, and Wyatt Gallery, For Freedoms formed as an artist-led organization that produces artist activations, community programming, exhibitions, and…

Mitsu Salmon: Somatic Tracing

Apr 15, 2022 – Jun 4, 2022

Transformation doesn’t happen in a linear way or at least not one we can always track. It happens in cycles, convergences, and explosions. -adrienne maree brown Somatic Tracing is a…

New Knowledge: Built from Old Bones

Mar 25, 2022 – May 10, 2022

Sheila Pepe is best known for her large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made from domestic and industrial materials. Since the mid-1990s Pepe has used feminist and craft traditions to investigate…

Charles Edward Williams: Black River

Jan 21, 2022 – Apr 30, 2022

In Black River, artist Charles Edward Williams examines his evolving and complicated relationship with his father. The exhibition centers on his response to his father’s abuse of power, control, and position.…

Edge of Discovery Presents Shattering the Pictures in Our Heads 

Jan 21, 2022 – Apr 30, 2022

Descendants of the Western Shoshone and the Northern Paiute are two closely related tribes that once freely occupied the lands in the tri-state area of what are now known as…

Myleka Bevans: We’re going to talk about it.

Feb 9, 2022 – Apr 2, 2022

Here we find the scattered shards of unattended grief, the pieces of unwept loss, and the shavings of old wounds swept into the corner… There is something feral about grief,…

Lilly Agar: A Hug Away

Jan 21, 2022 – Mar 12, 2022

“This project is a tribute to life,” said artist Lilian Agar, who paints portraits of members of the Salt Lake queer community in bright, hopeful colors, paired with audio files…