Dreamathon Open One More Weekend!

By Rachael Herrscher

Did you miss the Dreamathon at Granite High School last week?  You've got another chance to experience it! Haven't heard about it yet? Check it out: The Dreamathon is an interactive experience and exhibit aimed at empowering kids to pursue their dreams and realize their potential.  The D... Read More

What to do with left over pumpkins

By Megan Harris

Do you still have pumpkins outside left over from Thanksgiving? I do because I live in Utah and it's cold enough to freeze my pumpkins! Don't throw them away just because they're covered in snow. I decided to do something fun with my pumpkins for Christmas. They were still good and solid so I decor... Read More

Oodles of Doodles at the UMFA

By Aimee Cook

"Do you scribble, squiggle, and sketch? Make your mark at the UMFA with art-making, fun activities, and performances. Let your imagination get carried away at this free family celebration as you explore the many ways to draw." Oodles of Doodles at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts... Read More

Making My Kitchen Table Into a Mini Preschool

By Megan Harris

School has arrived. I am a newbie at this, my oldest is starting kindergarten on Tuesday. Well, he meets his teacher and they do the assessment, then he starts school. I am so excited for him and a little nervous and anxious. He'll do GREAT, I know it. He is so eager to learn, he does better at list... Read More

Kids Summer Art Camps in Orem

By laurielarsen

Can you believe the school year is almost over? Here at my house, the kids are counting down the days till summer vacation begins. As for me, I am racking my brain to come up with things to keep them entertained for three months. Enter the Scera Art Studios in Orem. They are offering several them... Read More

Women’s History Month: Anna Atkins

By Bryton@TheLeo

Welcome to the new blog for The Leonardo here on UtahMama! I’m Bryton, The Leo's Communications Specialist. I'm very excited to be here and I hope I can contribute some fun things and maybe stoke your curiosity a little bit! The Leonardo is a new museum in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. We’re... Read More

An art exhibit kids can run through in downtown Salt Lake

By Carrie Finlinson

Right next door to the Capitol Theatre (on 50 West and 200 South) there is the most curious art exhibit. Instead of the once vacant lot, there are now 1,000 flexible poles covering the grounds--sort of like a grey field of tall grass. My daughter and I ran past the display on our way to see Mary Pop... Read More

Color Me Mine

By Jocelyn Cooley

Heard of this place? I hadn't, up until a few weeks ago! A friend had a birthday and wanted to go there, so we went along to check it out. Color Me Mine is in the Provo Riverwoods (north side) and it's basically a ceramics studio. Except the hard part is done for you, which is making the pot/glass/... Read More

Interview with artist J. Kirk Richards

By Emily King

Artist J. Kirk Richard  has a new project in the works that will benefit a great charity along with celebrating the beauty of mothers. I got the chance to interview him to find out more about the man behind the paintings,  his career & process. We also get a sneak peak at 2 more new works ... Read More

Snow Driven: for lovers of art & snow

By Emily King

In her latest series, Emily King focuses on Park City’s appeal to both its inhabitants and visitors - snow. Her simplified color forms cut from paper capture the many different winter scenes and sports of this popular resort community. Emily King will be the featured artist at the Gallery Str... Read More