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Causes: Alliances & Advocacy, Arts & Culture, Arts Education, Performing Arts

Mission: To foster the arts in its many various forms, to provide quality venues and programs to educate and enhance the quality of life in Utah. The UAA serves as a liaison for other arts-related organizations with a capacity to maintain networking systems that benefit artists and serve as an arts distribution channel.

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1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Derek D.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Provides excellent services to artists, teachers and Utah residents. The Utah Arts Alliance has two locations: 1. The Utah Center for Arts is located at 2191 South 300 West. The Center hosts art exhibits from renowned and emerging artists with over 9000 sq ft. of exhibition space. The UAA also hosts poetry readings, independent film screenings, live music, dance performances, plays and more. Programs at the center include: The Center Gallery with monthly exhibitions. Artist Studios for Photographers, Painters, Sculptors, Musicians and Actors. Salt Lake Capoeira, Brazilian Martial Arts and Cultural Organization. SLC Photo Club, the UAA’s free group for photographers. Rubaiyat Dance Company. Mothermoon Expressive Therapy. Musicgarage.org The UAA's music performance program for youth and adults. Salsa Dancing Classes. Slam Poetry Events. Incendiary Circus, Fire Dancing Group, with free lessons bi-weekly. Modern Dance and Movement classes for adults and kids. The Center Stage, hosts productions from community and touring theater groups. 2. The UAA Main Street Center Located at 127 South Main Street SLC and houses the new UAA Gallery, Contemporary Design and Art Gallery, Odyssey Dance Theater Offices, UAA Music Recording Studios and ceramics and painting studios. The UAA also provides a central organization committed to advocacy, networking and support of Utah’s non-profit arts and educational groups. We believe that working together the cultural community is stronger and by sharing resources we can better provide services to the residents of Utah. UAA Affiliate member groups share in our vision for Salt Lake County and have joined with us to create a strong alliance.

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