The Springville Museum of Art has 145 paintings of Soviet Impressionistic art on display through Oct 24. The show is the second largest exhibition of "Official" Soviet Art yet shown in the United States. Most pieces in the exhibit are owned by Jerald H. Jacobs, James Dabakis, Roy and Ann Jesperson, Vern and Judy Swanson and John and Lisa O'Brian.
- The Intermountain Society of Artists will have its monthly meeting Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 at the Utah Gallery, 6280 S. Redwood. James Schnirel will be the featured artist and demonstrate abstract watercolors. For more information call Susan Johnson at 1-801-255-8424.- Ken Corbett will have an exhibition of his portraits, featuring new oils inspired by his seven children, at Al Rounds Studio, 1299 E. 4500 South, on Friday, Sept. 11, 6-9 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 12, noon-5 p.m. Corbett is known for his portraits of Brigham Young, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Frank-lin and Joseph Smith.
- The 1998 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival will be held Sept. 11-20, showcasing visual, performing, folk and culinary arts. On Sept. 19 artists will hold their famous Quickdraw Art Sale and Auction where artists draw, paint and sculpt while spectators watch.
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- The Utah Arts Council presents the Utah Folk Masters in a day of demonstrations and performances on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Pioneer Building of the Utah State Fairpark. Some of the demonstrations will include pinata making, rawhide braiding, Navajo basket weaving, Hmong batik, Armenian needle arts and many more. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $4 for children six to 16. A family pass is $20. For more information call 801-533-5760.
- Global Artways, a local nonprofit organization developed to encourage artistic skills, announces new fall classes that are free to the public. Classes for all ages are held at the Sorenson Multi-Cultural Center, 855 W. California Ave.. For more information and to pre-register call 1-801-974-2424.