Kimball Art Center: Upcoming Events Summer 2019 Updated

Park City Gallery Association - Kimball Art Center: Upcoming Summer 2019

Kimball Art Center Presents: Upcoming Events Summer 2019

Van Chu: Photographic Brushstroke
August 23, 2019 – November 3, 2019| Admission: Free
Van Chu’s photographic artworks carry the spirit of traditional Chinese painting but combined with the use of modern technology, acrylic, water and calligraphy ink, they depict a portrait of the artist himself as an outsider on the American shore, while giving tradition a breath of fresh air, determining to connect what came before us and what is yet to come.

Read and Re(View) “When Women Were Birds”
August 22, 2019 at 7:00pm – 8:30pm| Tickets
Join us as we discuss “When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice” by Terry Tempest Williams. Uniting art and literature, let’s come together for an engaging conversation that will expand our experience of the book as well as our featured exhibition.

Kimball Arts Festival – Park City
August 2 – 4, 2019| Tickets
You can attend the Park City Kimball Arts Festival, or you can experience it! Add to your Festival weekend by enjoying any or all of these additional events and activities designed to inspire, create, and support art Kimball Art Center. this year admission is free for registered Summit County PRIMARY residents all weekend long!

Wasatch Back Student Art Show
June 15, 2019 – July 7, 2019| Admission: Free
In this annual exhibition, K-12 students from Summit and Wasatch counties are invited to create work surrounding a common theme. In 2019, the theme will be “Storytelling”. In an incredible presentation of the creativity of our community’s young artists, more than 500 students participate each year.

John Hess: Permutations
June 15, 2019 – August 8, 2019| Admission: Free
Folding and shaping his work into many geometrical variations, John Hess has developed a unique approach to textile art. These double-woven dimensional reliefs exist alongside his more traditional flat woven pieces, each series drawing attention in their own way to beautiful nuances of color, shape, and pattern. Hess uses the subtle variation of motifs, scale changes, and inversion to create dynamism and visual tension, writing “The amazing transformation of many threads coming together to create wonderful shapes is magic.”
A highly-regarded member of Utah’s art community for decades, he has exhibited his work widely and received numerous public art commissions. Visit Artist Website
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