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March 2018

Our Futures

March 2, 2018 - August 2, 2018

Epicenter has been invited by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts to co-create an exhibition (ACME Lab) and K-12 programming (ACME Session) as a part of their Art. Community. Museum. Education. ("ACME") outreach initiative. ACME is dedicated to rethinking the public role of museums and to transform how the UMFA connects with, engages, and learns from the community. Located in the UMFA Emma Eccles Jones Education Center, the ACME Lab is an exhibition space for art experimentation and exploration. Visitors…

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Our Futures Exhibit at UMFA

March 2, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 8, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Free

Epicenter has been invited by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts to co-create an exhibition (ACME Lab) and K-12 programming (ACME Session) as a part of their Art. Community. Museum. Education. ("ACME") outreach initiative. ACME is dedicated to rethinking the public role of museums and to transform how the UMFA connects with, engages, and learns from the community. Located in the UMFA Emma Eccles Jones Education Center, the ACME Lab is an exhibition space for art experimentation and exploration. Visitors…

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The Green River Rock & Mineral Festival 2018

March 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018

In partnership with the City of Green river, the second annual Green River Rock & Mineral Festival is tentatively scheduled for the weekend of March 23-25, 2018. Visit greenriverrocks.com for more information. The first festival was made possible through support from The National Endowment for the Arts, Emery County Travel Board, Sorenson Legacy Foundation, City of Green River, J. W. Powell River History Museum, Robber’s Roost Motel, Colorado River & Trail Expeditions, Alison Jean Cole, Lisa Ward, Anna Evans, Jim…

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May 2018

Glen Canyon: A River Guide Remembers

May 3, 2018 - March 23, 2019

“…Carved walls, royal arches, glens, alcove gulches, mounds and monuments. From which of these features shall we select a name? We decide to call it Glen Canyon.” -John Wesley Powell, August 3, 1869. Iconic Utah outfitter Ken Sleight began his river-guiding career in Glen Canyon during the mid-1950s, just as the Glen Canyon Dam blueprints jumped from the drawing board to remote desert terrain. The pulse of the Colorado River through the canyon would soon be halted by a cement…

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Frontier Fellowship: Wendy Wischer

May 5, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Born in Wisconsin 1971, Wendy Wischer currently lives and works in Salt Lake City, UT. She received an MFA from Florida State University (1995) and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin Madison (1993). With a focus on artwork in a variety of media from sculptural objects, to installations, to video, sound and public works. Much of the artwork is based on blurring the separation between the intrinsic history of working with nature and the cutting edge of New Genre…

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June 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Katie Hargrave

June 8, 2018 - July 8, 2018

Katie Hargrave is a professor of art and the Foundations Coordinator at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Her work has been shown at DIY spaces, commercial galleries, non-profits, and festivals, including Proof Gallery in Boston; Gallerie Analix in Geneva, Switzerland; the Manifesta Biennial in Murcia, Spain; the Soap Factory in Minneapolis, MN, to name a few. She is a member of the collaborative groups “The Think Tank that has yet to be named” and “Like Riding a Bicycle.” She’s interested…

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July 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Dasha & Jonathan

July 12, 2018 - August 16, 2018

Dasha Bulatova and Jonathan Herrera join Epicenter for one month for our inaugural Emerging Frontier Fellowship. Dasha Bulatova is a poet living in Oakland, CA. She holds a BA in Linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently an MFA student at the San Francisco State University. Her work intends to examine and interweave the poetics of space, ecology, and narrative. She believes poetry is an essential element of placemaking and a deliberate means of settling into a…

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October 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Jacob Kahn (session 2 of 2)

October 15, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Jacob Kahn is a poet originally from the Rocky Mountains. Currently, he is a bookseller and managing editor at Wolfman Books in Oakland, CA. The author of a poetic guidebook, “A Circuit of Yields: Conventional Wisdom for Giants” (Wolfman, 2014), and the chapbook, “Lowest Common Denominator” (Schoolprinter, 2017), he regularly contributes to Full Stop; other work can be found online. "I am very excited to be back in Green River and reconnect to a place I often went (very fondly)…

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November 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Thomas Richardson

November 2, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Thomas Grant Richardson holds an M.A. in ethnomusicology and is currently completing his Ph.D. in folklore from Indiana University. He has worked for Traditional Arts Indiana, Utah Folk Arts Program, New Mexico Arts, Museum of International Folk Art, and the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. He is currently an independent folklorist and documentarian based in Santa Fe, NM. "Every one has a story to tell, but not everyone is given the chance, or asked the questions they want to answer.…

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April 2019

The Green River Rock & Mineral Festival (2019)

April 5 - April 7
John Wesley Powell River History Museum Green River, Utah 84525 + Google Map
Free

In partnership with the City of Green River, the second annual Green River Rock & Mineral Festival is scheduled for the weekend of April 5-7, 2019. Go to greenriverrocks.com for an up-to-date schedule including all field trips. The festival is made possible by Epicenter, Alison Jean Cole, the City of Green River, Emery County Travel Board, Sorenson Legacy Foundation, Rebecca Hunt-Foster, Jim Kirkland, Kevin Bylund, Greg McDonald, Tim Riley, J. W. Powell River History Museum, Robber’s Roost Motel, and the…

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