September at Utah Arts Alliance

Fostering the arts in all forms in order to create an aware, empowered, and connected community. 

Urban Arts Festival

The 2018 Urban Arts Festival! 
Gallivan Plaza, 239 Main St. Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City: The Urban Arts Festival now in its 8th year is the largest free art event in Utah.

THE URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE, 2018
● Over 150 artists displaying and selling everything from paintings, photography, and prints to jewelry, clothing, and sculpture.
● Music from over 40 different groups—featuring hip-hop, rock, blues, funk, and DJ’s.
● Dance performances from top dance groups—featuring breakdancing battles and showcases.
● Hard N Paint Street Basketball league and slam-dunk contest.
● Digital Graffiti – Virtual Public art viewable on the UAA’s Augmented Reality App.
● Urban Fashion Show.
● Live painting demonstrations from Utah’s top mural and street artists as well as a community wall for everyone to paint on.
● Food Truck League featuring the best food trucks in Utah.
● Vendors and booths from non-profit groups and sponsors.

VIP TICKETS! 
Gallivan Plaza, 239 Main St. Salt Lake City

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Urban Arts Gallery

The 8th Annual Skate Deck Challenge
116 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

“Take life’s trials and turn them into tricks.” –Anonymous Salt Lake City

Friday, September 14th: The 8th Annual Skate Deck challenge is a diverse, imaginative, and unique community art event. Throughout September, the walls of the Urban Arts Gallery will be filled with skate deck artwork created by local artists. The public is invited to vote on their favorite decks during our opening reception on September 14th, and the winning pieces will receive prizes and serious bragging rights. This show will hang September 4th through September 30th, with an opening reception on September 14th from 6-9pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Connect
116 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

September 14: Do you know an artist who needs to share their work?!

Connect is the free event where every artist can show their work! It’s easy! Bring up to two pieces of ready-to-hang work. Bring your own easels! Vote for your favorite 3 pieces. Top 5 selected artists showcase their work in the gallery until our next event. All top selected are entered to win a portion of $4,000 at the end of the year. (View event schedule below)

EVENT SCHEDULE
6:30-7pm (Early Art Submission)
7pm (Event Begins)
7:30pm (Voting Begins)
8pm (Voting Closes) Group Activity Begins!
8:20pm (Announce Top Selected Artists)

MUSIC

Midnight Records Productions

At Counterpoint Studios, 2335 South West Temple, SLC

Midnight Records Productions is the discounted full service recording arts program at Counterpoint Studios providing discounted audio and video recording services at Counterpoint Studios. We specialize in affordable recording services for local artists, singer/song writers, bands, musicians, teachers, and pianists. Studio tours available on request.

Preview our services at midnightrecordsproductions.com and email us directly krigby@midnightrecordstudio.com

KUAA Radio  99.9 FM

At the Arts Hub 663 west 100 south, Salt Lake City


Your very own local radio station is broadcasting live with Bad Brad Wheeler, 2-7pm! Check out our recent article in Salt Lake Magazine, here! Be sure to turn your dial to 99.9FM and listen to your very own community radio station! Listen online, here!

ART FACTORY

The Art Factory!

Have you heard about the Art Factory? We have studio space and performance space for all your creative, arts industry needs! We provide special discount rates on our venue rentals for Utah Arts Association members. Learn more by contacting Jonathan King: jonathan@utaharts.org

Tuesday Art Factory Open Rehearsals 


Every Tuesday: Come practice you CIrcus, Vaudville, and performance skills along with fellow performers each Tuesday. The space offers classes and open stage and performance hall opportunities.

Other Events/ Programs at the Art Factory!

September 8th:
Shadow Puppet Class

September 21st:
Polynesian Culture Night

September 22nd:
Moxie Movement Ariel Night

UAA RENTAL

UAA Space Rental!

Are you a creative professional, local nonprofit, and/ or event-thrower? Then we’re happy to help with all your studio space and venue-ing needs. We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact our venue Manager: birdie@utaharts.org

PARTNER PROGRAMS

Connect at Draw Inc.
752 E 6th Ave, SLC UT 84103

September 28: Do you know an artist who needs to share their work?!

Connect is the free event where every artist can show their work! It’s easy! Bring up to two pieces of ready-to-hang work. Bring your own easels! Vote for your favorite 3 pieces. Top 2 selected artists showcase their work in the gallery until our next event. All top selected are entered to win a portion of $4,000 at the end of the year. (View event schedule below)

EVENT SCHEDULE
6:30-7pm (Early Art Submission)
7pm (Event Begins)
7:30pm (Voting Begins)
8pm (Voting Closes) Group Activity Begins!
8:20pm (Announce Top Selected Artists)

Make Salt Lake

A Makerspace is a space and/or organization where members gather to create, invent and learn. Make Salt Lake offers access to education, tools and other makers. Interests vary from electronics to plastics and woodworking and beyond.

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