Connect Schedule:

What: Connect @ Urban Arts Gallery
When: 7-9pm, every 2nd Friday of the month (except for January)
Where: 137 south Rio Grande Street, SLC UT (in the Gateway mall)
Rules: Bring up to 3 pieces of your original visual art (photography, painting, sculpture, etc). Network with other artists. Listen to our guest lecture series.


What: Connect @ Rustic Mtn Art
When: 7-9pm, every 3rd Thursday of the month
Where: 1120 south Richards St (approx. 50 West)
Rules: Show up ready to paint!

SEPT VOTESAbout Connect

Since 2010, Utah Arts Alliance has opened its doors every month to the arts community with its free program, “Connect.”

Connect in the Urban Arts Gallery, visual artists (painters, sketch artists, photographers, sculptors, mixed media, and culinary artists) are able to submit work for public showcase, vote for their favorite works to be entered into Urban Arts Gallery and December Connect, and hear from established artistsand organizations on the subject of art.

Connect in the Rustic Mtn Art Gallery, art lovers get a rare opportunity to mingle with like minds, learn new art techniques, and create art.


Program Schedule

Connect (7:00-9:00pm)

A community art event where artists are welcome to bring up to three pieces of their art to exhibit, network, hear from a guest lecturer, and vote for their favorite three pieces.

  • Voting (7:00-8:00pm)
  • Guest Speaker (8:00-8:20pm)
  • Results of vote announced after Guest Speaker is finished

Guest Speakers

Connect (at the Urban Arts Gallery) offers the community free guest lectures by some of the City’s most notable, talented, and connected arts folk.


December Connect Gala

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Utah Arts Alliance Presents
The 6th Annual CONNECT Gala
December 11, 2015
At the Urban Arts Gallery
137 South Rio Grande at the Gateway

Utah’s Premier Emerging Artist Awards Event!
Tickets $10 in advance online or at the Urban Arts Gallery (no fees if paid in cash at Gallery)
$12 at the door

One Night Only!
-Featuring artworks from artists selected over the past year at monthly CONNECT events
-Performances by members of the Utah Symphony Youth Guild
-Vote on which artists will be awarded $2,000 and other prizes
-Silent Auction
-Cash Bar

Show your support for Utah artists! 100% of proceeds go directly to Utah Arts Alliance programs.

Tickets available here :


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