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Encaustic paintings by Verdie Taggart at Lamplight Gallery.

OPENING THIS WEEK

Friday

Sprague Branch Library (2131 S. 1100 East, 524-8280) — "This Is/Was Sugar House: Photography by Susan Petheram" through Sept. 22. Artist's reception Thursday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m.

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS

A Gallery* (1321 S. 2100 East, 583-4800) — The gallery's 25th anniversary celebration with art by gallery regulars through July 28.

Abravanel Hall (123 W. South Temple) — Dale Chihuly's "Olympic Tower" and art from the Salt Lake County Art Collection.

Alice Merrill Horne Gallery* (617 E. South Temple, 236-7555) — Exhibit of the five paintings added to the Utah State Fine Art Collection during the 2007-08 fiscal year plus six recently conserved pieces.

Anthony's Antiques and Fine Art (402 E. 200 South, 328-2231) — Fine art and furniture.

Art Access II* (230 S. 500 West, 328-0703) — "Note to Self," featuring trompe l'oeil oil paintings by Shilo Jackson, through Aug. 8.

Art at the Main (Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, 363-4088) — "Dazzling Dust," featuring art by Julie Morriss, through Aug. 9.

Art Barn/Finch Lane Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) — Prints by Stefanie Dykes and photographs by Marnae Rathke through July 25.

Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts (Isaac Chase Home in Liberty Park) — "Everyday Art," on weekends, noon-5 p.m.

Cherry Street Gallery (4790 S. Cherry St., 281-0075) — Art by Ken Baxter, Dan Baxter, Ed Begay, Beso, Larry Christensen, Don Coy, Mike Fletcher, Steve Harvey, Jo Gilkey, Julie Jacobsen, Scott Ruston and Lee Anne Walker.

F. Weixler Gallery* (132 E St., 534-1014) — Contemporary and early Utah art. Paintings and sculpture by Clark Bronson, Valoy Eaton, Harrison Groutage, Frank Huff, Earl Jones, Dennis Smith, Karl Thomas, Lance Turner and Kimball Warren, as well as custom furnishings.

Gallery at Library Square (Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, Level Four, 524-8200) — "POP PLASTIQUES," featuring pop assemblages by British/American artist Jann Haworth, through July 26.

Hope Gallery and Museum of Fine Art (151 S. Main, 532-1336) — Featuring a distinctive collection of old Scandinavian and European masters from the 15th through early 20th centuries. Also features prints by Carl Bloch.

HORNE Fine Art* (142 E. 800 South, 533-4200) — "Painting Summer," featuring art by Ken Baxter, Jamie Wayman, Phyllis F. Horne and Karen Horne, through Aug. 30.

Ken Sanders Rare Books (268 S. 200 East, 521-3819) — "Roadside Utah," featuring landscape paintings by Leslie Thomas, through July 31.Also prints and photographs by Leia Bell, Trent Call, Scott Carrier and more, through August. Local Colors of Utah* (535 S. 700 East, 363-3922) — "Celebrate Utah," featuring paintings, photography, pottery, glass, jewelry, sculpture and fiber by local artists through Aug. 12.

Main Street Gallery* (299 S. Main, 535-4660) — Art by Kent Wallis, Scott Wallis and Eric Wallis. Also art by Sandra Rast and Court Naumann.

Michael Berry Gallery* (163 E. 300, 521-0243) — Works by Pilar Pobil, Willamarie Huelskamp, David Marti, Paul Heath, Kindra Fehr and more through Aug. 8.

Museum of Church History and Art (45 N. West Temple, Upper Level, 240-2299) — "Something Extraordinary: A Sampler of Women's Gifts," featuring assorted objects, gifts and talents of Relief Society women. "The Salt Lake Tabernacle: Gathering the Saints Under One Roof," through Jan. 11. "I Am a Child of God," featuring an educational exhibition of interactive and hands-on art for children, through Jan. 18.

Palmers Gallery* (378 W. Broadway, Suite No. 3) — New paintings by John Sproul through Aug. 9.

Phillips Gallery* (444 E. 200 South, 364-8284) — Main gallery and Dibble gallery: "Annual Summer Group Show," featuring work by gallery artists, through Aug. 8.

Pickett Fairbanks Gallery* (39 I St., 363-7764) — "Big Summer Show," featuring art by Juli Augason, Brian Blackham, Sunny Belliston, Lane Bennion, Erin Berrett, Emily Chaney, Trent Call, Wendy Chidester, Rich Coombs, Eric Erekson, Mary Pickett Fairbanks, Angela Fife, Lindsay Frei, Jared Gillett, Chuck Landvatter, Aaron Lifferth, Zachary Proctor, Brad Slaugh and Tracy Strauss through August.

Q Street Fine Crafts (82 N. Q St., 359-1899) — Crafts by Boris Bally, Thomas Mann, Josh Simpson, Alessi, James Stewart and Carla Jimison.

Rio Gallery* (300 S. 455 West, 533-3582) — "Design Arts Exhibition" through Aug. 2.

Saltgrass Printmakers Gallery (2126 S. 1000 East, 467-1080) — Prints by Sean Caulfield and Akiko Taniguchi through July 31.

Salt Lake Art Center* (20 S. West Temple, 328-4201) — Main Gallery and Projects Gallery: "Present Tense: A Post 337 Project," featuring artwork and site-specific installations by 25 artists who participated in the recent art phenomenon, through Sept. 27. Street Level Gallery: "Interweave: Innovations in Contemporary Basketry" through Oct. 4.

Southam Gallery* (50 E. Broadway, 322-0376) — "Spring Exhibit," featuring paintings and sculpture by gallery regulars.

Sweet Branch Library (455 F St.) — "Reading the Back of the Sky," featuring art by Jamie Peterson, through Aug. 15.

Tanner Frames and Gallery (230 S. 500 West) — Lithographs by Paul Vinent Bernard through Aug. 8.

Utah Arts Alliance Main Street Gallery (127 S. Main) — "Calles de la Candelaria and Other New Works," featuring paintings by Layne Mecham, through Aug. 2.

Utah Artist Hands Gallery* (61 W. 100 South, 355-0206) — Latest work by Steven K. Sheffield through Sept. 15.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts (University of Utah, South Campus Drive, 581-7332)"Monet to Picasso From the Cleveland Museum of Art," featuring 74 works of art by such as artists as Monet, Degas, Cezanne, Renoir, van Gogh, Picasso and more, through Sept. 21. "A Fragile Empire: Rome and Her Glass," featuring glass work from the museum's collection. Artwork from the museum's permanent collection is continually on display.

Williams Fine Art* (200 E. South Temple, Suite 100, 534-0331) — Specializing in early Utah artists: John Hafen, Lee Greene Richards, LeConte Stewart and more, including contemporary painters.

OUTSIDE SALT LAKE CITY

Apple Frame Gallery (70 N. Main, Bountiful, 298-1227) — "The Second Annual Pioneer Show," featuring art from Glen Edwards, Barbara Edwards, David Koch, Elva Malin, Diane Turner, Scott Brough and Bryce Liston, through Aug. 25.

Art Around the Corner (Main Street and St. George Boulevard, St. George, 435-673-5595) — Outdoor sculpture by L'Deane Trueblood, Ed Hlavka, James Christensen, Matt Clark, Nate Johansen, Jeannine Young, Grant Speed, Annette Everett and others.

Art Cottage (26 W. Tabernacle, St. George, 435-668-5154) — Artwork by Annette Everett, featuring sculpture, oil, pastel and watercolor.

Art in the Village (1100 W. 7800 South, Gardner Village, 255-8900) — Original paintings by Linda Curley, David Jackson, Bonnie Conrad, Colleen Howe, Sandra Rast, Debbie Broadhead, C. Rogers Atkinson, Elizabeth Stanley, Rebecca Blue and more. Also sculpture by Stan Watts, Adam Reeder, Ed Spears, Shari Hamilton and Claudia Packer.

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (Braithwaite Liberal Arts Center, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, 435-586-5432) — "The Tempest: Anatomy of a Production," featuring costumes, props and scenery created by the Shakespearean Festival Properties, through Aug. 30.

Canyon Gallery (265 S. Mountain Road, Fruit Heights, 801-544-4262) — Art by Ken Corbett, Linda Curley, David Jackson, Colleen Howe and Sandra Rast.

Coda Gallery (804 Main, Park City, 435-655-3803) — Art by Cassandra Barney, Heather Barron, David Dornan, Aaron Fritz, Charlie Snow, Ben Steele and more.

Coleman Studios (117 N. University, 225-5766) — Art by Kirk Richards and other local artists.

Crandall Historical Printing Museum (275 E. Center, Provo, 377-7777) — The only working Gutenberg press in the world and a replica of the Grandin press from Palmyra.

Datura Gallery (845 N. Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, 435-674-9595) — Art by Laurie Burns, Cheryl, Gary and John Collin, Elva Malin, Holly Pendergast, Melodie Williams, Roland Lee and more.

David J. West Gallery (801 Zion Park Blvd., 435-772-3510) — Photographs of the Southwest and Rocky Mountains by West.

Eccles Community Art Center (2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, 392-6935) — Main Gallery: "34th Annual Statewide Competition," featuring artwork from around Utah, through Aug. 30. Carriage House Gallery: The paintings of Catherine Darling Hostetter through Aug. 30.

Fairview Museum of History & Art (85 N. 100 East, Fairview, 427-9216) — Works by Avard Fairbanks, Lee Udall Bennion, Ella Peacock, Max Blain, Dale Peel, John Heber Stansfield, Edith Roberson, Ted Wassmer and others.

Gallery 25 (268 Historic 25th St., Ogden, 334-9881) — New works by Lauri Eskelson and a retrospective of her father, Charles Groberg's (1913-92) paintings, through July.

Gallery at the Station (Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, 629-8446) — Sculpture by Benjamin R. Hammond and paintings by Robert A. McKay through July 29.

Gallery Mar (580 E. Main, Park City, 435-649-3001) — Oils by Brad Stroman and sculpture by Fran Nicholson through July.

Great Basin Cooperative (449 Main, Park City) — The gallery opening, featuring a retrospective of 50 paintings by Gary Ernest Smith.

John Wesley Powell River History Museum (885 E. Main, Green River, 435-564-3427) — Works by Mike Fitch, Brady Fairbanks, Carel Brest Van Kempen, Kent England, Richard Miles, Richard Prazen, Gary Prazen, Cliff Green, Paul Twitchell, Arlo Johnson, Jo Baxter, Joseph S. Venus, Lori Nicholas, Rebekah Hartvegson, Chris Trainor, Anton Rasmussen and Jean Gasser.

Julie Nester Gallery (1255 Bonanza Drive, Park City, 435-649-7855) — "Moving Pictures," featuring new work by gallery artists, through July 29.

Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 435-649-8882) — Main and Garage Galleries: "Robert Glenn Ketchum: From/for Nature," featuring photography by Ketchum, through July 21. Badami Gallery: "Sharon Maney LoManto: Logical Consequences," featuring monochromatic, minimal sculptures, through Sept. 2.

Lamplight Art Gallery (170 S. Main, Bountiful, 298-0290) — Art incorporating multiple mediums by gallery co-founder Colleen Parker. Also encaustic work by Verdie Taggart. The exhibit runs through July.

Moab Art Works (35 N. Main, Moab, 435-259-3010) — "Barriers to Entry," featuring photographs by Brian Parkin, through July.

Museum of Art (Brigham Young University, North Campus Drive, Provo, 378-2787) — "Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art," featuring 30 works of art by national artists working in the 1960s, like Morris Louis, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt and others, through Jan. 3. "Dismantling Geneva Steel: Photographs by Chris Dunker," featuring 60 pigment prints from Dunker's three-year coverage of the plant taken with a large format camera, through Nov. 1. "Masterworks of Victorian Art From the Collection of John H. Schaeffer," featuring drawings and paintings from the era's best artists, through Aug. 16. "American Dreams," featuring 115 pieces of art from the museum's permanent collection, including prints, sculpture, photography and painting.

Redstone Gallery (1678 W. Redstone Center Drive, Park City, 435-575-1000) — Art by gallery regulars.

Repartee Gallery (4801 N. University, Riverwoods, Provo) — Highlighting work by James C. Christensen, Kurt Knudsen, Barbara Lyman, Jack Morford, Greg Olsen and more. Also, original works in oil and watercolor, sculpture, pottery, stained glass and more.

Sears Art Gallery (Eccles Fine Arts Center, Dixie State College) — "We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe: A Photo History of Latinos in Utah," featuring maps, documents and photographs, through Aug. 8. "A Sense of Spring," featuring mixed media by Don Parker, through August.

Sego Art Center (169 N. University, Provo, 599-0680) — "Was Ist Surrealismus," featuring an installation by Utah artist Brandon Boulton. Also the inagural show of St. Louis artist Colin Tuis Nesbit. Both exhibits run through July.

Springville Museum of Art (126 E. 400 South, Springville, 489-2727) — "35th Annual Quilt Show," featuring quilts from around the country, through Sept. 4. "Wayne Thiebaud: 70 Years of Painting," featuring 84 paintings and drawings by the artist, through July 27.

Staples Art Center (120 S. 100 East, Elsinore, 435-527-4170) — Showing art by Pat Matheny, Emmi Anderson, Jean Higginbotham, Sondra Mills, Sue Brady, Barth Hansen, Rachel Olsen and others.

Terra Nova Gallery (41 W. 300 North, Provo, 801-374-0016) — "unCommon Ground," featuring artwork by Brian Kershisnik, Chris Thornock, Ron Richmond, Steven Adams, Brad Aldridge and Doug Fryer, through July 25.

Torrey Gallery (80 E. Main, Torrey, 435-425-3909) — Works by Doug Snow, Tony Smith, Paul and Silvia Davis, Patty Kimball, Denis Phillips, Andrew Skorut, Bonnie Posselli, Cordell Taylor and others.

Twiggs & Moore Art Gallery (200 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, 435-673-6363) — Roland Lee, Leonard Parkin, David Jackson, Colleen Howe, Bonnie Conrad, Linda Curley and Darwin Dower.

Utah Cultural Celebration Center Art Gallery (1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, 965-5100) — "Face of Utah Sculpture IV Exhibit," featuring sculpture from more than 40 artists, through Aug. 20.

UVSC Woodbury Gallery (University Mall, Orem, 801-426-6199) — "The da Vinci Experience," an international traveling exhibit featuring working mechanical models based on the drawings found in Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks. Visitors can fidget, fiddle, build and explore 11 of da Vinci's devices. The exhibit runs through Oct. 4.

Winborg Masterpieces Art Gallery (55 N. Main, Suite 208, Logan, 435-792-4278) — Oil paintings and giclee prints by Larry Winborg and Jeremy Winborg.

Worthington Gallery (789 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, 435-772-3446) — Pottery by Greg Worthington, Jim Stewart, Bruce Larrabee and Pat Cluff. Also, paintings by Jim Jones, Willamarie Huelskamp, Rebecca Livermore and Lynn Berryhill. Wind sculptures by Lyman Whitaker.

Zion Natural History Museum (Zion National Park) — "2 Work in Zion," featuring paintings by Kate Starling and paintings and woodcuts by Royden Card, through Aug. 18.