Thursday, July 26, 2012
SUU's SUMA Art Studio & Home Tour @ Cedar City, UT: AUGUST 18, 2012
WHAT: Go behind the scenes of the creative process and view in-home art collections by attending the SUMA Art Studio and Home Tour. The Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) Community Engagement Committee has created its second annual tour which includes five artist studios, two in-home collections, a luncheon at the home of SUU’s president and post-tour social with complimentary hors d’oeuvres at the Depot Grill.
WHO: SUMA, Southern Utah Museum of Art, Community Engagement Committee
WHEN: Saturday, August 18, 2012
TIME: 10:00am-4pm and beyond
WHERE: Various locations throughout Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: $50 per person, all participants must be at least 14 years of age.
INFO: For detailed info and requirements, call (435) 586-5432 or visit www.suu.edu/pva/suma.
A DAY OF ART
SUU’S SUMA ART STUDIO AND HOME TOUR
AUGUST 18, 2012
TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT: Go behind the scenes of the creative process and experience in-home art collections by attending theSUMA Art Studio and Home Tour. The Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) Community Engagement Committee has developed its second annual tour which includes five artist studios, two in-home collections, luncheon at the home of SUU’s president and post-tour social with complimentary hors d’oeuvres at the Depot Grill. Tickets are now on sale for this day-long fundraising event. The Tour is scheduled for Saturday, August 18, 2012, and begins at 10:00am with a break for luncheon at noon and continues at 2:00pm until 4:00pm. Tickets are limited, and must be purchased in advance. Cost is $50 per person, includes tour and luncheon. Tickets may be purchased online at www.suu.edu/pva/suma (no service fees apply) or in person at the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery on the Southern Utah University campus, Artisans Gallery 94 West Center Street, Cedar City, orGroovacious Records 173 North 100 West, Cedar City. Last year’s tour sold out, so please purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
The SUMA Art Studio and Home Tour showcases the creativity of five local artists who will explain their process in their work environments as well as spotlighting two remarkable local art devotees and their personal collections -- which include the works of renowned regional artists – not seen by the general public. Painting, ceramics, sculpture, photography and much more are among the media included in these exceptional collections.
A highlight of the luncheon will be an “Opportunity to Win” the original artwork created by southern Utah favorite Arlene Braithwaite for the Art Studio and Home Tour and the SUMA Art Hike posters. The donation for the “Opportunity to Win” is $10.00 per entry and may be purchased only at the luncheon.
Attendees must be at least 14 years of age and up. Each participant must have a ticket. Young children including infants are not permitted on the tour. No smoking, photography or pets in any of the homes will be allowed. For women, flat shoes are suggested due to the amount of walking on the tour. Note: two homes will require all participants to wear protective booties prior to entering home (booties will be provided). Participants must provide their own transportation. The tour is not handicap accessible.
Check-in for the tour will be held at Artisans Gallery 94 West Center Street, Cedar City, on Friday, August 17 at 2-4pm and on Saturday, August 18 at 9:30-10:00am. All participants must check in for the tour in person to receive the map and info packet for the tour. This information will not be mailed out.
The SUMA Community Engagement Committee (SCEC) has been formed to build public awareness for the Southern Utah Museum of Art. The multi-gallery museum will feature increased exhibition space including one gallery devoted to the works of renowned Utah artist Jim Jones, while additional galleries feature rotating exhibits. A benefit to all students from the local and SUU communities will be increased classroom and studio space for hands-on educational activities for K-12 school groups as well as art classes for university students. This remarkable venue will be located on the campus of Southern Utah University. Recent activities created by SCEC include the SUMA Art Hikes.
Spend a day experiencing art and the creative process behind it while benefitting the future of art in southern Utah. Make your plans now to attend the SUMA Art Home Tour. For more information, visit www.suu.edu/pva/suma or call (435) 586-5432.
To make a contribution to SUMA, please contact Donna Law, Director of Development: CPVA, at 435-865-8182 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Contributions can be made online at www.suu.edu/pva/suma.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by email at email@example.com.