Free Events

UtahPresents offers free community events in conjunction with many performances.

Upcoming Events: (click tab at right for more details about each event)

Liquid Collaboration and the significance of water in the west
Gittins Gallery: Feb 2-17

Panel: The Intersection of Science and the Arts in Promoting Water Sustainability
February 10, 12 – 1PM, Architecture Bldg, Rm 127 

Preshow music and discussion
Kingsbury Hall, Feb 11, 6:15 – 7:15PM

 

Liquid Collaboration and the significance of water in the west

New Media collaborations between artists and engineers

Gittins Gallery: Feb 2-17

Reception Feb 2, 5-7, with artist talk at 6PM

This exhibit showcases connections between the different disciplines as a means of analyzing, problem solving and encouraging the viewers to consider the value and impact of collaboration beyond their specific fields of study.

Collaborative Teams:
Wendy Wischer & Erik Brunvand
Justin Watson & Tim Grant
Tatiana Larsen & Peter Jensen


Panel Discussion: The Intersection of Science and the Arts in Promoting Water Sustainability
February 10, 12 – 1PM, Architecture Bldg, Rm 127

Co-sponsored by Global Change & Sustainability Center
Lunch provided

Panelists:

Mina Girgis
Producer & CEO, The Nile Project

John Mbaku
Professor, Economics, Weber State University

Dan McCool
Professor, Politcal Science, U of Utah

Kip Solomon
Professor,
Geology and Geophysics, U of Utah

Wendy Wischer
Assistant Professor, Art/Art History, U of Utah

Moderator: Brenda Bowen
Associate Professor, Geology & Geophysics U of Utah


Preshow music and discussion
Kingsbury Hall, Feb 11, 6:15 – 7:15PM

See local dancers from Wofa Afro Fusion Dance demonstrating traditional African dance and hear from Nile Project founder and CEO, Mina Girgis

Dancing 6:15 – 6:30PM and 7:00 – 7:15PM

Mina Girgis 6:30 – 7:00PM