Utah Arts Alliance at SXSW

Utah Arts Alliance

Utah Arts Alliance’s Dreamscapes has been accepted as a finalist for SXSW Learn by Design 2020

Salt Lake City, Utah, 2/21/2020 – Utah Arts Alliance has been accepted as a finalist for this year’s SXSW EDU Learn by Design competition with their project Dreamscapes, an educational immersive art experience located at The Gateway. 

Learn by Design elevates groundbreaking work in the design of physical learning environments and how it impacts pedagogy and learning outcomes.

The competition celebrates the collaboration of designers and educators in the pursuit of design-based solutions to challenges within education through the use of physical space.

From classrooms and libraries to museums, special exhibitions, and more, the physical environments where teaching and learning occur are transformative tools to elevate learning outcomes. The competition is dedicated to showcasing imaginative and impactful designs of education spaces.

Selected finalists will present their projects in the live pitch event before a panel of educators, designers, early adopters, as well as SXSW EDU attendees, March 9-12, 2020.

“The SXSW EDU Learn by Design Competition provided an exceptional forum for showcasing our project to a broader community of like-minded peers working at the intersection of education, architecture and digital media.” – Armando Manalo 2019 Learn by Design finalist 

Utah Arts Alliance is a uniquely dynamic organization. There is nothing quite like it in Utah, or abroad. The Mission of the UAA is to foster the arts in all forms in order to create an aware, empowered, and connected community.

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.