Arts & Humanities

Developing new bodies of artwork

The annual Howard Clark Scholarship Exhibition in the Alvin Gittins Gallery is open now through Aug. 30, with a special reception on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 6-8 p.m.

Humans of the U: Jeff Metcalf

“I’m very excited about the novel (fiction) called ‘Wacko’s City of Fun Carnival.’ It is loosely based on my own experience of running away from home at 15 and a half and joining a traveling carnival. As my mother always told me, ‘How could somebody be born on Halloween, in a cab, in San Francisco and not have an interesting life?’ And, she was absolutely correct.”

U alumni coproducing ‘Run’

As U alumni, women in comedy and Latinas, Victoria Nones and Ana Breton’s collaboration came naturally as they teamed up to make a new reality docuseries.

Becky Menlove named NHMU interim executive director

Menlove is taking the reins from Sarah George effective Sept. 1 while the U conducts a national search for a new director.

Treasures from the shelves

A one-of-a-kind art collection is available to library patrons interested in the arts, architecture and creativity.

One is the loneliest number

Meet the “Power Couples” and discover the pendant form—works of art conceived as pairs—in a new exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Ballet student crowned Miss Utah 2019

Dexonna Talbot will be spreading her social impact initiative titled “Servesteem—increasing self-esteem through service” across the state.

Humor in science communication

Sara Yeo, assistant professor in communication, was awarded a $750,000 NSF grant to study how people respond to funny science messages on social media.

Andrew Patrick Nelson joins the U

The Department of Film & Media Arts welcomes new leadership.

Pioneer Theatre Company 35 and under discount

PTC offers patrons aged 35 or younger a 50% discount for performances on Monday-Wednesday.