Update August 5th: sadly this event has had to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
The new school year is just around the corner, and Salt and Honey Makers Market at Visit Salt Lake Visitor’s Center is teaming up with the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) for a Back-to-School giveaway and event on Saturday, August 12 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. UMOCA (located at 20 S West Temple) will be giving away free school supplies for kids K-12. UMOCA will also be offering guided crafts for kids – and children who bring their completed craft to the Salt and Honey Gift shop inside the Visit Salt Lake Visitor Center will receive a free cookie. And from noon – 4 p.m., Dexterity Salon will be providing free haircuts. There will also be music and outdoor activities on the patio between the two locations including chalk art and bubbles. And for mom and dad, Salt and Honey will be offering a 15 percent discount on all purchases made that day and UMOCA will be offering 10 percent discounts on gift items. “Events like this champion the rich cultural offerings of Salt Lake and shine a spotlight on the local art community,” said Kaitlin Eskelson, President & CEO of Visit Salt Lake. “We are so excited to partner with UMOCA to support our vibrant community of local artists and artisans.” “This is a perfect partnership between UMOCA and Salt and Honey at Visit Salt Lake.,” said Laura Hurtado, Executive Director for UMOCA. “We are great neighbors, and this thoughtful collaboration really helps us highlight the importance of art in our lives.” Salt & Honey / the Visit Salt Lake Visitor Center Center is located in the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center at 90 So. West Temple. Phone 801-534-4901. UMOCA is located at 20 South West Temple in Salt Lake. Phone 801-328-4201.