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2015 Utah Arts Festival

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  • 2015 Music Headliners

    From opening night, six major performing arts stages sizzle with endless momentum, showcasing the best of local, regional,national and international musical talents.

    HeadlinersFull Schedule

  • Kurt Wenner's 3D Art

    The Utah Arts Festival is excited to announce that Kurt Wenner, whose pioneering work in 3-dimensional pavement art has captivated fellow artists and art lovers alike for three decades, will be making his debut in Salt Lake City.

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  • Visual Arts

    The Artist Marketplace features 169 visual artists juried in from Utah, across the country, and beyond representing a variety of mediums: 2D mixed media, 3D mixed media, ceramics, digital, drawing & pastels, fiber, glass, graphics & printmaking, jewelry, metalwork, painting, photography, sculpture and wearable art.

    Artist Marketplace

  • Literary Arts

    Two venues host a variety of literary programs at the Festival. At the Big Mouth Stage, you can listen to national and local award winning poets, comics and storytellers or visit the SLCC Community Writing Center for writing activities, performances and workshops.

    Literary Arts

  • Fear No Film

    Fear No Film 2015 presents seven programs of short films identifying, exploring and deconstructing the "impulses" we all share. All aspects of impulse, whether from the perspective of the filmmaker, the viewer, or of collective humanity are explored in the 13th annual Fear No Film Festival representing filmmakers from Utah and from around the world.

    Fear No Film

  • Urban Arts

    Our style and rhythm is the city; our art is born in the streets. We seek beauty and voice for the many. We do not destroy; we create. Located southeast of the Library Crescent Wall.

    Urban Arts

  • Local Performers

    With a myriad of styles, bands and acts from all over Utah will delight art lovers with special music, dance and street theater performances in genres ranging from classical to jazz to alt rock.

    Schedule Dance Street Theater

  • Art and Technology

    As we explore the collision of art with technology for the 2nd year, we thematically "reevaluate materials and their meaning." Take your personal data and generate art, upcycle spare parts into little sculptures, and take regular, everyday materials and explore their artistic uses. Located on the grass north of the Leonardo.

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  • Festival for Kids

    Nourish your brain, stomach and spirit—a perfect place for kids of all ages. Engage and collaborate with onsite sculptures, create make-and-take projects with some of Salt Lake's most creative art-making nonprofit organizations and play an instrument.

    Kids Art Yard

  • Exhibitions, Workships & Commisions

    With offerings in visual, culinary, literary and performing arts, the Festival continues to expand meaningful art interactions for the community through artistic workshops and demonstrations.

    Workshops Commissions Fine Art Exhibition

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