As part of the Salt Lake City Arts Council's 1988 cultural assessment, a series of artists' meetings will take place on Oct. 8 at the Art Barn (Finch Lane in Reservoir Park).

Salt Lake City artists are invited to participate in these discussions, which seek to identify current trends and document existing needs in each discipline, to better plan the curltural future of the city.Meetings will be held as follows: performing artists, 10-11:45 a.m.; media and literary artists, 12:30-2:15 p.m.; and visual artists, 2:30-4:15 p.m. Questions may be directed to the Council, 596-5000.