Governor Gary R. Herbert has elevated the division directors for Indian Affairs and Multicultural Affairs to his executive leadership team.
The Department of Heritage & Arts stands with the Multicultural Commission, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission on Human Rights, and Governor Gary R. Herbert in mourning the death of George Floyd. Members of the two commissions and the governor, who all met in an emergency meeting Wednesday, issued the following statement that we, as a department, fully endorse.
The keynote from poet Glenis Redmond will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 7. The keynote is free thanks to support from the Sam and Diane Stewart Family Foundation. Those who wish to attend can register at artsandmuseums.utah.gov/mwac. Attendees can also join an online discussion following Redmond’s keynote at 2:15 p.m.
Eight Utah artists in performing and visual arts have been awarded $5,000 fellowships to recognize their individual artistic excellence and support their professional careers.
Nearly 40,000 protective masks donated by municipal and education officials in Shanghai, China have arrived in Utah. The masks have an approximate value of $275,000. These donations are a result of the international diplomacy work and collaborative projects by the Utah Legislature’s International Relations and Trade Committee, Utah State Board of Education, Utah STEM Action Center, and Davis, Iron and …
The Rio Grande Depot is currently closed to the public and employees while the building is assessed for damage following Wednesday morning’s earthquake in the Salt Lake valley.
Budget bills approved by state legislators in a flurry of action Tuesday provides for measured short-term growth while setting the stage for a comprehensive tax reform effort. The new spending approved by the House and Senate included all of the requests made by the Department of Heritage & Arts. Among those funded requests are ongoing funding for a collections manager …