The Fairview Museum of History and Art will exhibit nearly 50 works of art recently donated by Theodore Milton Wassmer. In 1995, Wassmer and his wife, Judy Farnsworth Lund, donated 100 works of art, bringing the total to 150 pieces in the collection. The artwork will show from May 9-June 20 at the museum in Fairview, Utah. For more information call the museum at 435-427-9216.
- Artspace has been awarded $10,000 from U.S. Bank to support the Artspace Institute of Art and Imagination, a creativity-based program for children ages 8-18. The institute brings students, many on tuition-waiver scholarships, into the studios of professional artists for classes in visual art and other subjects.- The Left Bank Gallery will show the mixed media abstractions of John Alan Nyberg and the ceramics of H. James Stewart through May 30. Nyberg's abstractions carry a theme of chaos theory and are cutting edge works. Stewart is one of Salt Lake City's best known ceramic artists. Many of his thrown and hand built clay sculptures invoke Native American motifs. The Left Bank Gallery is open Wednesday-Saturday, 5-9 p.m.
- The Wasatch Front Potter's Association will have its annual Spring Pottery Sale on May 4-6 at the East Ballroom of the Olpin Student Union building on the University of Utah campus. The show will run from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, and from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesday. Participating artists are K. Rasmussen, Sharon Brown Mikkelson, Aaron Ashcraft, Wendy Wood, Alex Zolla and Richard Barker.
- The Utah Watercolor Society and the Utah Arts Council invite all artists and high school students interested in watercolor to attend its monthly meeting on May 5, 7:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake County Commission Chambers, 2001 S. State. The guest speaker will be Joseph Bohler, a member of the American Watercolor Society.
WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES
- Navajo painter and printmaker, Emmi Whitehorse, will lecture in the Peery Lecture Hall (room 101) of the Marriott Allied Health Building on the Weber State University campus on Wednesday, May 6 at 8 p.m. For more information call the Department of Visual Arts at 626-7689.
- Wayne Chubin and Andrew Glantz will discuss their art at the Wednesday Art Talks at the Salt Lake Art Center on May 6 at 7 p.m.
- Inkley's will conduct photography classes May 4-9 at their store on 2150 S. State, Salt Lake City. Beginning at noon, professionals, advanced photographers and photo instructors will present classes free of charge.