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Match: Igniting Creativity through Art & Literature

2019-09-04 19:00:00 2019-09-04 20:00:00 America/Denver Match: Igniting Creativity through Art & Literature Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Wednesday, September 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-04 19:00:00 2019-09-04 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

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.



 
 

AGE GROUP:   Teens   Seniors   Adults  

EVENT TYPE:   Workshops   Books & Reading   Arts & Creativity  

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Main Library

Phone: 801-524-8200

Hours
Mon, Aug 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Aug 18 1:00PM to 5:00PM


About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie (see related titles in our catalog) 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. The 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. A roof-top garden, 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

Sun, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium

Mon, Aug 19, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Computer Lab

Mon, Aug 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Tue, Aug 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Aug 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Aug 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Creative Lab

Wed, Aug 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Aug 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Thu, Aug 22, 9:30am - 10:45am
Level 4 Conference Room

Thu, Aug 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Aug 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Fri, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Aug 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab

Fri, Aug 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Aug 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sat, Aug 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Mon, Aug 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Computer Lab

Tue, Aug 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Aug 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Aug 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Aug 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Tue, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Rooftop Terrace

Wed, Aug 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Aug 28, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Rooftop Terrace

Thu, Aug 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Aug 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Thu, Aug 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Fireplace Level 4

Fri, Aug 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Aug 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Aug 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Sep 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Sep 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Tuesday, August 20 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Sep 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Sep 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Conference Room B

Wed, Sep 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Creative Lab

Wed, Sep 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Children's Gallery

Wed, Sep 04, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Rooftop Terrace

Thu, Sep 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Sep 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Thu, Sep 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Thu, Sep 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Fri, Sep 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Sep 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Friday, August 23 2019 at 9:00am

Fri, Sep 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Sep 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sat, Sep 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Sep 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Sep 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Sep 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Mon, Sep 09, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Sep 10, 9:00am - 4:00pm

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

Tue, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Sep 11, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Wed, Sep 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Sep 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, August 28 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Sep 11, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Rooftop Terrace

Thu, Sep 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Sep 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Thu, Sep 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Thursday, August 29 2019 at 9:00am

Fri, Sep 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Sep 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Friday, August 30 2019 at 9:00am

Fri, Sep 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Sep 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Sep 13, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
OFFSITE: The Leonardo

Sat, Sep 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Sep 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Sep 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Sep 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Mon, Sep 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Mon, Sep 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Monday, September 2 2019 at 9:00am

Tue, Sep 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Sep 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Sep 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Sep 17, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Tuesday, September 3 2019 at 9:00am