Thursday March 26th, 2015 - 10:00 am (25 total times)
The presence of text in art has greatly increased in the modern era, but the relationship of language and visual art have a much longer history. [con]text examines this history as represented in the UMFA's permanent collection. From an ancient Egyptian wall relief to medieval illuminated manuscripts to the contemporary practices of John Cage, Bruce Nauman, and Willie Cole, this exhibition looks at the way visual artists have harnessed the power of language to document, to inspire, to inform, and to persuade. [con]text also explores how language itself constantly evolves, leading to both the loss and creation of meaning. Visit umfa.utah.edu for information.
Friday March 27th, 2015 - 8:00 pm (3 total times)
"Play-by-Play," will provide developmental rehearsal periods for three new plays in early 2014, with the playwright working alongside a professional director and cast for a week-long residency, culminating in three public readings of each play available at a very modest cost. Mr. Wheeler's: Life is a challenge when you work at a moribund fast food restaurant in a decaying inner city. But don't underestimate the resilience of the scruffy band of young people who work the breakfast shift at Mr. Wheeler's. Tickets may be purchased through the PTC Box Office by calling 801-581-6961 or at tickets.pioneertheatre.org.