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Find Inspiration in the Salt Lake City Art Scene

BEAU’s location in Salt Lake City, Utah, provides an inspirational haven for artistic and creative people like you. The vibrant and dynamic Salt Lake City art scene includes some of the country’s top theater and music venues, art galleries and festivals. With the Rocky Mountains as a stunning campus backdrop, you’ll never have far to go to find inspiration.

Festivals & Music Venues

Salt Lake City is home to Sundance, the best independent film festival in the country. Each year, this winter event, founded by legendary actor and director Robert Redford, attracts more than 50,000 film lovers. Music fans will enjoy venues like Kilby Court and festivals like the Twilight Concert Series, which brings in world-renowned musicians. Art lovers will enjoy the free Living Traditions Festival and the Utah Arts Festival. At Salt Lake Comic Con, you can meet your favorite artists, authors and actors from TV shows and films, such as Star Wars, Star Trek and The Walking Dead. You can also geek out at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience, a three-day convention.

Art Galleries

From Studio A, a large fine art gallery, to Art at the Main, a cooperative gallery with contemporary art by Utah artists, art galleries are plentiful in the Salt Lake City area. Be sure to also check out Local Colors of Utah, a favorite of locals and tourists, Modern West Fine Art, a western art gallery; and Phillips Gallery, which has been representing regional art since 1965.


If you love the performing arts, you’ll love Salt Lake City. The Capitol Theatre, a 1913 landmark, hosts concerts and Broadway plays and is also home to Ballet West and Utah Opera. The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, known as The Rose, is a versatile venue that houses three theaters and space for performing arts companies. The Hale Centre Theatre offers a variety of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. And the Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) showcases original theater productions.