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Match: Igniting Creativity through Art & Literature

2019-08-07 19:00:00 2019-08-07 20:00:00 America/Denver Match: Igniting Creativity through Art & Literature Utah Museum of Fine Arts 210 East 400 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Wednesday, August 07
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-08-07 19:00:00 2019-08-07 20:00:00 America/Denver Match: Igniting Creativity through Art & Literature Ignite your creativity through Match, a new monthly series art adventures at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Each month, activities and discussion are based around a different book. Utah Museum of Fine Arts 210 East 400 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Ignite your creativity through Match, a new monthly series art adventures at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Each month, activities and discussion are based around a different book.

Through micro-conversations and in-gallery activities, this partnership between the Salt Lake City Public Library and the UMFA will get you thinking creatively in words, images, or whatever form inspires you.

SCHEDULE
Wednesday, July 3 · The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild

BookPage calls it, “A blistering, uninhibited and hilarious satire of the London art scene . . . The writing is so good, interweaving a complex set of love stories of different kinds: romantic love, filial love, love of art.”

Wednesday, August 7 · Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy

Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to Washington and learned the meticulous work of code-breaking. Their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and gave them access to careers previously denied to them.

Wednesday, September 4 · Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected by Nnedi Okorafor

A guidebook for anyone eager to understand how their limitations might actually be used as a creative springboard, Broken Places & Outer Spaces is an inspiring look at how to open up new windows in your mind.

Wednesday, October 2 · Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned morbid curiosity into her life’s work. She cared for bodies of every color, shape, and affliction, and became an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead.


Wednesday, November 6 · TBA

Wednesday, December 4 · The Glass of Fashion by Cecil Beaton

Peppered with Beaton's drawing, the Glass of Fashion draws you back into a time of over-the-top hats and amazing costumes. Gossipy and rich, Beaton's descriptions from a swiftly changing fashion world, combined with his flamboyant life, make his memoir a colorful work of art.


 
 

AGE GROUP:   Teens   Seniors   Adults  

EVENT TYPE:   Workshops   Books & Reading   Arts & Creativity  

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Main Library

Phone: 801-524-8200

Hours
We're closed Monday January 20
Mon, Jan 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jan 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jan 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 18 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jan 19 1:00PM to 5:00PM


About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie in conjunction with VCBO Architecture, opened in February 2003 and remains one of the most architecturally unique structures in Utah. This striking 240,000 square-foot structure houses more than 500,000 books and other materials, yet serves as more than just a repository of books and computers. It reflects and engages the city's imagination and aspirations. A six-story curving, walkable wall embraces the public plaza, with shops and services at ground level, reading galleries above, and a 300-seat auditorium. A multi-level reading area along the Glass Lens at the southern facade of the building looks out onto the plaza with stunning views of the city and Wasatch Mountains beyond. The Rooftop Terrace, accessible by walking the Crescent Wall or the elevators, offers a 360-degree view of the Salt Lake Valley. Spiraling fireplaces on four floors resemble a column of flame from the vantage of 200 East and 400 South. The Urban Room between the Library and the Crescent Wall is a space for all seasons, generously endowed with daylight and open to magnificent views.

Upcoming events

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Computer Lab

Wed, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Thu, Jan 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Creative Lab
This event is full

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Jan 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena Gallery

Fri, Jan 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Tuesday, January 21 2020 at 5:00pm

Tue, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Jan 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Room

Tue, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Children's Gallery

Wed, Jan 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Jan 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Jan 29, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab

Wed, Jan 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Canteena

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Thursday, January 23 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Jan 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Jan 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Feb 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Feb 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Story Room

Mon, Feb 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Tuesday, January 28 2020 at 5:00pm

Tue, Feb 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wed, Feb 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Feb 05, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Wed, Feb 05, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, January 22 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Feb 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Feb 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Thursday, January 30 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Feb 08, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friends Used Book Sale Area

Sat, Feb 08, 12:45pm - 5:00pm

Sat, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, Feb 08, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Story Room

Tue, Feb 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, February 5 2020 at 5:00pm

Tue, Feb 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Feb 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Tuesday, February 4 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Feb 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Feb 12, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, January 29 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Feb 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fireplace Level 2

Wed, Feb 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lower Urban Room

Thu, Feb 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Thursday, February 6 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Feb 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Feb 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Feb 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Feb 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Story Room

Sun, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium

Tue, Feb 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Tuesday, February 11 2020 at 5:00pm

Tue, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm