This Month at UAA

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

The Urban Arts Festival

The 7th Annual Urban Arts Festival
239 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

September 16th and 17th 2017 — at the Gallivan Center: The Urban Arts Festival now in its 7th year is the largest free art event in Utah.
– Over 200 Artist Vendors.
– Music and dance performances from over 50 different artists.
– Breakdancing battles and showcases.
– Live painting demonstrations from Utah’s top mural and street artists as well as a community wall for everyone to paint on.
– The Food Truck League featuring the best food trucks in Utah.
– The Custom Culture Automotive Arts area featuring over 40 amazing customized art cars and motorcycles and top national and international airbrush and pin striping artists.
– The Hard N Paint Street Basketball league and slam-dunk contest.
– The Digital Graffiti projection art and Virtual Reality art area. Featuring new media art exhibits and interactive displays including light and projection art and Virtual Reality exhibits.

The headliner for the 2017 Urban Arts Festival – Mix Master Mike!

RSVP, here! 

Urban Arts Festival VIP
239 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

The Urban Arts Festival is Sept 16th and 17th: Urban Arts Festival VIP Tickets are available NOW – Mix Master Mike Meet and Greet, you don’t want to miss this!!

The Urban Arts Festival VIP Tickets includes:

  • Access to the VIP Area all festival with the best views of all the Festival action and the Utah Arts Alliance Main Stage!
  • Exclusive Meet and Greet and Photo Op with Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys on Saturday the 16th from 1:30pm -2:00pm.
  • 2 drink tickets! Skip the bar lines all festival with access to the VIP bar!
  • Access to the Private Cityweekly Arts in Utah Party on Sunday the 17th from noon – 3:00pm at the Urban Arts Festival in The Digital Graffiti and VIP Area! Food and Drinks provided!
  • Proceeds benefit the Utah Arts Alliance a non-profit organization who’s mission is to foster the arts in all forms in order to create an aware empowered and connected community.

Click link to purchase today.

Volunteer Sign Up!
239 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

September 16th & 17thThe Urban Arts Festival is made possible by incredible volunteers like you. As the festival grows, so does the need for enthusiastic volunteers who are passionate about the arts and their community. In short, we need your help!

Sign up to volunteer here:
Or contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Vanessa Martineau — 

Urban Arts Gallery

7th Annual Blick Skate Deck Art Challenge
137 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Friday, September 15thOnce again, September will offer local artists the chance to create their own skate deck art and compete for first place! The public votes on their favorite decks during our gallery stroll reception on September 15th, and the winning artists will receive cash prizes, UAA swag, and more! but the exhibit is sure to be a vibrant and unique expression of Salt Lake creativity!

This show will hang September 5th through October 1st, with a gallery stroll reception onSeptember 15thRSVP, here!

137 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Friday, September 8th:  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/ TABLE 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.  RSVP here


Midnight Records Productions

At Counterpoint Studios, 2335 South West Temple, SLC

Midnight Records Productions at Counterpoint Studios is your Utah Arts Alliance community based full service audio recording facility specializing in affordable recording services for area artists, musicians and singer songwriters.



(At the SLC Arts Hub)

Salt Lake Capoeira is a capoeira school and performing group located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and directed by Mestre Jamaika (Mauro Romualdo), a three-time Brazilian Capoeira Champion with international performing and teaching experience. He leads a diverse group of talented, enthusiastic, and dedicated students.

Samba Fogo

(At the SLC Arts Hub)
Brazilian Dance Classes

Samba Fogo is Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian drumming, dance, song, and/or creative movement classes where students connect more fully to their classmates as they engage with exciting cultural content and gain a global perspective.

UAA Rental

The Art Factory

193 W. 2100 S. SSLC UT 84115

The newest addition to UAA programs, The Art Factory is a Creative Industries Incubator. It is located at 193 W. 2100 S. SSLC UT 84115, conveniently next to the Trax Central Pointe Station Stop.

The Factory has affordable studio, office, rehearsal & event space between 250-5,500 sq., ft. Rents start at $400/month, utilities included. Contact for more info or to arrange a tour.

Studio and Event Space at UAA

Artist Studios, Galleries, Indoor/ Outdoor Event Spaces

Make your next event a memorable one! Contact us to book our venues at the SLC Arts Hub, Urban Arts Gallery, the Art Garden, and Counterpoint Studios. Contact for more info.