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We Are All Water

Art Reception

2023-01-19 17:00:00 2023-01-19 18:00:00 America/Denver We Are All Water Art by Students from Salt Lake Valley Youth Center · Exhibit runs from Jan 5 through Feb 9 Day-Riverside Branch -

Thursday, January 19
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-19 17:00:00 2023-01-19 18:00:00 America/Denver We Are All Water Art by Students from Salt Lake Valley Youth Center · Exhibit runs from Jan 5 through Feb 9 Day-Riverside Branch -

Art by Students from Salt Lake Valley Youth Center · Exhibit runs from Jan 5 through Feb 9

Artist Statement

The STEM Community Alliance Program (STEMCAP) is a collaborative effort between the University of Utah and the Utah State Board of Education. The program, founded in 2016, provides STEM enrichment opportunities to Youth-In-Custody. On average, 126 youth are detained in juvenile detention centers or long-term secure care facilities on any given day in Utah. An additional 128 youths receive early intervention services daily. In 2021, 5,871 youths were served. The majority of the student artists in this show reside at Salt Lake Valley Youth Center in either the detention or the residential programs, though several students commute for the Day Skills Intervention Program. STEMCAP is proud to present the artwork of these students.

Artist's Bio

YIC students worked with STEMCAP to think creatively about water as a unifying element; a finite resource that connects all living things. Students considered the water issues here in Utah and how waterways affect whole communities. STEMCAP workshops focusing on drought, climate change, pollution and the drying of the Great Salt Lake informed their artwork. This exhibition consists of a collectively tie-dyed cloth shaped like the Jordan River, individual self-portraits that express aspects of each students' identity and their connection to water.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Exhibits | Arts & Creativity |

Day-Riverside Branch


Hours
Mon, Mar 04 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 05 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 06 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 07 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 10 Closed

About the branch

This beautiful facility was designed to complement the Rose Park neighborhood with sensitivity to its site on the Jordan River Parkway. An open space plan, with a large community meeting room and outside deck area, will accommodate this growing community for many years.

The south property of the Day-Riverside Branch is home to TreeUtah's EcoGarden, a "food forest" where all members of the community can learn about urban farming and organic gardening. The Day-Riverside Branch has a meeting room available for public use that features tables, chairs, a projector screen, and a piano.

Free parking is available to the west of the building, and free wi-fi access is provided throughout the library.

Upcoming events

Tue, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Fri, Mar 08, 10:15am - 11:00am

Fri, Mar 08, 10:15am - 11:00am
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Fri, Mar 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Fri, Mar 15, 10:15am - 11:00am

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Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Fri, Mar 22, 10:15am - 11:00am

Fri, Mar 22, 10:15am - 11:00am
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Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Tue, Mar 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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