August 15th, 2020 at the Urban Arts Gallery

Our mission is to foster the Arts in all forms in order to create an aware, empowered, and connected community.

Shop in Utah is here!

The COVID-19 Impacted Businesses Grant Program, known as ‘Shop In Utah,’ is a grant program for businesses.

This $25 million initiative provides grants to businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies must offer a discount, coupon, or another offer with an estimated value to their customers of at least 50% of the grant amount to qualify for the program.

We are excited to announce that we have been selected!

We are offering $5 off Dreamscapes tickets and 20% off all Gallery purchases through September 15th!

Introducing Urban Arts Festival Elements! Mark your calendars for our COVID friendly festival updates!

Sign up to volunteer for Urban Arts Fest Elements! Volunteer Training is on August 21st and there are shifts available the following week. Sign up for shifts here!

Take a look behind the scenes of Mural Fest 2020!
Check it out here.

We have extended dates through the end of October!

Do you want to become a vendor? Sign up here!

116 Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, Ut

Call for Art!

Skate deck titled “Dreamy Decay” by Tera Faulkner from the 2018 Skate Deck Show
Continuing an annual tradition, Urban Arts Gallery presents “The 10th Annual Skate Deck Challenge”, a vibrant and diverse collection of artwork made with blank skate decks. Local artists are invited to submit artwork—the only rule is that it must be made with a blank skate deck! The result is a colorful and delightful glimpse into the endless creativity of Salt Lake City. Blank skate decks are available at the gallery for $30, or you’re welcome to provide your own. The deadline to deliver completed decks is Sunday, August 30th by 8:30pm at the latest. This show will hang September 1st through October 4th. Admission is free and open to the public. Questions? Contact us at staff@utaharts.org
You read that right. Thanks to a grant from Shop In Utah, we can give every customer 20% everything in the the gallery and the online store. It’s never been a better time to replace those canvases from Ikea with real art from your friendly neighborhood artists! If shopping online, use Promo Code SHOPINUTAH at checkout.
“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”
-Alfred Stieglitz

“Aperture” is a diverse collection of work by local Utah photographers. These skilled artists have captured a variety of images–from beautiful natural landscapes to intriguing urban scenes–and the Urban Arts Gallery is devoting the month of August to showcase their best work.

Featured photographers include Amanda Losness, Charlie Hampton, Devin Jordan, Emily Bourne, Geoff Doiron, Greggory Wood, Janna Jensen, Jeremy Blackner, Madelyn Boudreaux, Nathan Gentry, Nick Pedersen, Paul Black, Steve Rasmussen, and Tamara Buck.

“Aperture” will hang from August 4th to 30th, with a gallery stroll reception on Friday, August 21st from 6-9pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

PPA: Personal Protective Art”

PPA – Personal Protective Art” is a community exhibit of artistic face masks. Check it out here!
See more masks here
Find both “Aperture” and “PPA” on our online store!

Shop for art anywhere, anytime with our online store!

More of our programing is adapting to social distancing with Utah Arts Alliance Online

Connect is a free, regular pop-up art exhibit that invites all visual artists to showcase up to two pieces of their art. Connect provides the necessary tools for establishing a career in the arts gained through lectures, workshops, and activities. Attendees participate by voting for their favorite pieces, which helps prepare and educate the artists.

Connect is perfect for emerging artists and art lovers. The program was established in 2010 by Utah Arts Alliance in Salt Lake City, UT. Learn more here.

MUSIC

KUAA Radio  99.9 FM

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

KUAA Radio is our multilingual, multi-cultural community radio station. Be sure to dial in at 99.9FM, or Listen online, here!

KUAA Radio  Underwriting

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

UAA 99.9 FM, Salt Lake City’s newest independent, listener supported community radio station, broadcasting programming that is innovative, human-driven and free from commercial influence. Because KUAA doesn’t have commercials, we rely on individuals and businesses in our community to underwrite and sponsor the station, to help keep us on the air and growing!

What is underwriting? 
KUAA 99.9 FM is a non-commercial community radio station supported by contributions and not advertising. When you make a business contribution, your support is acknowledged via on-air messages. This is called underwriting. Underwriting and sponsorship are a great way for you to help support the station, let listeners know about your business or upcoming events and its tax deductible!

Why underwrite with KUAA 99.9 FM?
Underwriting is a critical piece of KUAA’s funding. Your underwriting support shows you have an interest in the community in which you do business and want to participate in it. KUAA listeners care about their communities and want to support local businesses. Underwriting messages on KUAA are a great way to keep your business on their mind when they are looking for products or services you offer. Listeners will want to support you because they know you share many of the values, they hold dear.

Counterpoint Studios

Counterpoint Studios is a world class recording studio located in the heart of Salt Lake City. They provide state of the art recording services at a non profit rate. Learn more about them here.

UAA Shared Resources Program

Need creative workspace? Participate in our Shared Resources Program at the Arts Hub!

For more info, email travis@utaharts.org

UAA STUDIOS AND EVENT 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!
For Special Event Rental Contact our Events Manager: Jonathan@utaharts.org