- NEH Museum of Art at Utah State University continues to provide visually palatable and provocative exhibits. On display in the museum's Caine Gallery are photographs by USU faculty member R.T. Clark. Titled "Rocks, Hills and Mountains," these photographs represent Clark's love affair with the outdoors. Approximately 30 images of Utah, Idaho, Arizona and Alaska make up the show; and most of them are in color.
Continuing through April 9, the exhibit is part of the museum's Art Department Faculty Exhibition Series.Also featured in the museum is an exhibition of recent acquisitions for the permanent collection. These works have been acquired during the past two years and include more than 200 works.
Two of the important new works on display include "Beanstalk" by Gordon Onslow-Ford and "Blind Momentum" by Irving Norman.
The exhibit continues through May 7.
- It's time to "spring into art" at the Bountiful/Davis Art Center. Spring classes begin March 27 and continue through May 22. Offerings include classes in silk floral design, calligraphy, oil and watercolor painting (beginning, intermediate and advanced) and creative art for children. Also, two workshops in matting and framing have been planned. For information, call 292-0367.
- Thanks to a $1,400 federal grant administered through the American Association of Museums, the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery in Cedar City will make a careful evaluation of their facility. Within the year, a professional consultant will visit the gallery and assist the staff in exploring issues and solving problems. The staff is currently working on a checklist to acquaint the consultant with the resources, technical capabilities, governance and procedures of the gallery.
- Diane Balaban, director of the Kimball Art Center, will be conducting a watercolor workshop in landscape painting at Zion Canyon May 11-13. The workshop will accommodate both beginning and advanced students. Tuition of $195 includes lodging for four nights, four continental breakfasts, three box lunches, one evening meal, and three days of painting instruction. Space is limited. For details call 649-8882.
- Lectures, art classes, workshops, etc.
March 19, 3 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts - Lecture and film on exhibit "Westward to Promontory: The Photographs of Andrew J. Russell." Lecture will be given by Susan Williams, co-curator of the exhibition.
March 22, 8 p.m., FAV 150, Utah State University - Slide-lecture presentation by photographer Theresa Airey.
March 23, 9 a.m., FAV 109, USU - Photographer Theresa Airey will demonstrate photographic toning processes and critique student work. Call 750-1393.
March 23, 7:30 p.m., NEH Museum, USU (750-1412) - Gallery talk by museum curator Peter Briggs titled "Reason, Accident and Whim: Building the Museum's Permanent Collection."
April 1, 3:30 p.m., Courtyard Gallery, 444 E. Second South - Terry Tempest Williams will read from her new book "Coyote's Canyon."
April 3, 8 p.m., FAV 150, USU - Visiting artist's lecture featuring painter Phyllis Bramson.