The Utah Arts Council will present "Copyright Issues for Visual Artists," a discussion by attorney Tyler Ayres, on May 20 from 6-8 p.m. in the Zephyr Room of the Rio Grande Depot (300 S. 455 West). Ayres will talk on how to protect your artwork and how to protect yourself from trouble with the law. To make a reservation, contact Laura Durham at 533-3582 or [email protected].

The Rockwood Art Studios, 1062 and 1064 E. 2100 South, will hold its "9th Annual Spring Open House" Friday, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. The home of more than 20 practicing artists, people are encouraged to visit each of the studios and peruse the work. For more information, call 467-3694 or [email protected].

The Syracuse Guild for the Visual Arts will hold its "Art Gala 2008" on May 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Arts and Crafts Room and Large Meeting Rooms of the Syracuse Community Center (1912 W. 1900 South, Syracuse). Thirteen artists will display more than 80 original works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, pen, mixed media and photography. Admission is free. For more information, call 825-1729.

The Utah Arts Council Traveling Exhibition Program will accept registrations for its 2008-09 program through May 31. The exhibition provides nonprofit organizations and exhibition locations around the state with access to curated art exhibitions for $125 a month. For further information and a list of available exhibits, contact Laura Durham at 533-3582 or [email protected]