Utah Arts Alliance celebrates Star Wars Day

Utah Arts Alliance

Utah Arts Alliance celebrates geek culture on Star Wars Day, “May the 4th be with You.” There are several ways to join in on the fun, so dust off your Vader helmet and get ready to honor this world-wide pop culture phenomenon with other fans in your community

URBAN ARTS GALLERY Star Wars/Heroes and Villains (May 4 – May 30):
Continuing an annual tradition, Urban Arts Gallery presents, “Star Wars/Heroes and Villains”. The May exhibit opens on May 4th and hangs through May 30th, featuring local fan art from the Star Wars Universe and beyond. This show invites local artists to submit art celebrating their favorite franchises from popular geek culture, such as Marvel, DC Comics, and other beloved sci-fi and fantasy titles. The result is always a diverse and delightful collection of artwork for fans of all ages.

URBAN ARTS GALLERY “May the 4th be with You” (May 4, 6 to 9 pm):
May the 4th be with You is a special day for the Urban Arts Gallery. This is a hybrid event, meaning you can stream the event online or attend in person. The May exhibit will be unveiled and artists will be there to discuss their works. This year’s event includes a Star Wars costume contest. To participate, report to the Urban Arts Gallery no later than 8 pm. Winners will be announced at 8:30 pm. Prizes included tickets to Clark Planetarium’s “Rock the Dome” show, Dreamscapes: Salt Lake City’s Immersive Art Experience and FanX!  

DREAMSCAPES: Salt Lake City’s Immersive Art Experience
Dreamscapes will be open on May the 4th…on a Tuesday! Tour Salt Lake City’s Immersive Art Experience from 5 to 10 pm. Reserve your time slot in advance at dreamscapesslc.org 

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.