October 1st at the UAA

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

Utah Arts Alliance
UAA Online Gala Invitation


OCTOBER 3, 2020
6 PM – 630 PM

You are formally invited to this year’s 2020 UAA Gala! This year’s Gala will be socially distanced on a virtual live-stream at the Urban Arts Gallery for your convenience and safety.

Tune in instructions: Utah Arts Alliance Facebook Page and Utah Arts Alliance YouTube Page at 6 pm MST


Watch on YouTube
Watch on Facebook

This year’s Gala will guide us through highlight videos of UAA’s diverse arts programs. During this time, you’ll be invited to show your support by donating to the organization, which brings art and entertainment to our entire community. Please note, for each $25  you pledge, you will be given an opportunity to receive a wonderful incentive prize.

Also a highlight of the program will be the presentation of the “Philanthropist of the Year” Awards.

We’re proud to invite you to this event and look forward to seeing you there!

2020 GALA ANNOUNCEMENT!! For every $25 contribution you make during the Gala Live Stream event on October 3rd at 6pm, you get one drawing ticket with your name on it, so donate $100 and get 4 drawing tickets, donate $2000 and get 80 tickets. Two lucky winners will get a gift package from the beautiful Casa Blanca Hotel in Mesquite, Nevada. Each package consists of a free night stay and either a round of golf or a 50 minute Swedish Massage. Mesquite has many fantastic breath taking golf courses that golfers truly enjoy. Another great feature is the fabulous Casa Blanca swimming pool, complete with a water falls and slide. You will have until September 30, 2021 to utilize your prize. The Utah Arts Alliance will get the prizes to the winners.

116 Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, Ut

“Loud!” is a collection of artwork created by local artists of color. Guest curated by Essie Shaw and Rino, this exhibit will hang October 6th through November 1st, with a gallery stroll reception on October 16th from 6-9pm.

Featured artists include Alli Arocho, Pedro Hueramo Rico, Alyana Desouza, Henry Kemp VII, IZ (Isabella Morillo), Emilio Martinez, Melissa Kamba, Xolani G. Radebe, Uwana Eshiet, Alicia Cicalese, Ashley Odiilia, Alethia Lunares, Will Knight, Luis Novoa, Jessica Villeneuve, Quinci Hambrick (Indigo Sketches), Megan Estrada, Andrea Hardeman, and Amelec Diaz.
Admission is free and open to the public.

Shop for art anywhere, anytime with our online store!

110 West Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, UT

Dreamscapes is open. Get your tickets today!

The safety of the public and staff is our top priority. New installations have been designed to be safer and we have implemented policies to be compliant with CDC guidelines. We can enjoy immersive art during the pandemic as long as we all work together to keep ourselves and each other safe.

Purchase dreamscapes tickets here.
Follow us on social media for latest updates:
instagram (@dreamscapes.art)
facebook (/Dreamscapes SLC)

Get your limited edition Dreamscapes T-Shirt

New Dreamscapes Stickers Available for $1!

The runner up design for our t-shirt competition was the painting snail by Alex Gregory. We loved it so much we decided to make it a sticker design! Come for the stickers and stay for the immersive art!

Art & Craft Market at the Gateway

Join us for a weekly market at The Gateway, Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm. Shop local from a variety of local artists in this open-air street market. The Market will be open through October 17.

Do you want to be a vendor? Apply here!

To keep our artists and patrons safe, we will implement the following guidelines:

Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 am to 1 pm on Saturdays with local farms and packaged foods. Shop local Saturdays in Downtown SLC.

Hunt The Salt Lake Beast!

Decode the City, Uncover the Truth, Hunt a Cryptid in this socially distant Halloween Adventure
A mysterious Beast has been stalking and killing in the Salt Lake Valley for generations. 5 generations of cryptid hunters have gathered information, and now it’s up to you to find the lair of the Beast. Follow the clues, solve the mystery, and decode the city. The gamebook containing the sealed files can be purchased at the Urban Arts Gallery at the gateway.Pre-order digital copies of the gamebook at www.huntthesaltlakebeast.com
or on EventbriteThe first people to return to the Urban Arts Gallery with completed files, including the Beast’s true name and the location of its lair will receive a prize of $100 along with an original art piece.
The Book of the Beast is now on display at the Urban Arts Gallery. This artifact contains stories and information to help you on your journey. On the first of October, the sealed files will be available and the hunt will begin.

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


Connect Online continues

7-8pm (early entry log in at 6:30pm) That said, we are working towards getting back into our live events — stay tuned! Find out more here.

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.

Call for entries: ILLUMINATE Virtual STEAM Lab Events

We are accepting submissions for projects to be included in ILLUMINATE as part of our virtual STEAM Lab. Small, socially-distanced in person workshops will be included if the public health order permits. Selected projects must fit the theme of light art or creative technology and can be targeted to any age group.

For selected projects, ILLUMINATE will aggregate a calendar of STEAM Lab activities to promote through our marketing strategy that includes website, social media, print, television, radio and billboards. We can also offer space in one of our facilities to host your workshop or virtual event. Please contact us to discuss that option.

Events can be free or ticketed. Ticketed events will be managed through our online ticketing system. ILLUMINATE will cut your organization a check post event, based on our profit sharing model.

Email sky@utaharts.org with your proposal or if you have any questions.


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!

The Blocks, The Utah Arts Alliance & KUAA 99.9fm Presents “LOCALLY MADE LOCALLY PLAYED” a live music and entertainment feature. Recorded at Counterpoint Studios; showcasing Salt Lake City Musicians, Artists and Performers. Heard Monday’s and Friday’s on KUAA 99.9 FM at 10:00am.

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 jonathan@utaharts.org


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