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Nonprofit Overview

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

Mission: To foster the arts in all forms in order to create an aware, empowered, and connected community.

Programs: Shared resources the arts hub is the organization's main facility in salt lake city which houses thirty-five artist studios, office space for arts non-profits, dance studios, an event center, and community gardens. Artists at the arts hub include musicians,live performers, photographers, dancers, and visual artists. The arts hub serves over 34,000 people each year. The arts factory is another uaa facility that is south salt lake city's community art center and creative industries incubator. The arts factory includes artist studios, office space for arts non-profits, dance studios, and a cultural events center.

urban arts gallery the urban arts gallery showcases contemporary works by over two hundred emerging and established utah artists. Featured art encompasses everything from street art to fine art and encourages appreciation of city life, cultural diversity, and a myriad of art mediums. The urban arts gallery hosts over 33,000 visitors each year.

art festivals the urban arts festival is a unique and exciting free community event hosted by the organization. The festival showcases hundreds of artists, performers, and musicians and is attended by over tens of thousands of visitors each year. Illuminate - utah's light art and tech fest - is a free two-day community art event and a celebration of innovation and imagination for the community, art lovers, and families. The festival features installations by artists, live music and performances, kids activities, a kids short film fest, interactive light art demonstrations, virtual reality art displays and much more.

recording studio counterpoint studios houses the organization's recording arts program, midnight records productions. The studio provides affordable audio recording and video production with state-of-the art recording capabilities.

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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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