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Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City
The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in the city of Salt Lake City, a performing arts venue, was opened in 1997. The famous Sundance Film Festival also takes place here every year. The Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation and the Plan-B Theater Company also perform here.

Contact 138 West Broadway
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
www.slccfa.org/rose-wagner-performing-arts-center/

Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City
The Abravanel Hall in the city of Salt Lake City is a concert hall that opened in 1979. Back then under the name Symphony Hall. The modern-style concert hall is one of the city's landmarks and can accommodate up to 2,800 visitors. Abravanel Hall is home to the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera.

Contact 123 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
www.utahsymphony.org/

Ellen Eccles Theater in Logan
The Ellen Eccles Theater in Logan City was built in 1923 and was initially known as the Capitol Theater. The Ellen Eccles Theater originally served as a venue for vaudeville shows and operas. After it was almost demolished in 1988, however, the decision was made to renovate the Ellen Eccles Theater and today it serves as a venue for theater and ballet performances. The Ellen Eccles Theater holds a total of 1,100 visitors.

Contact 43 South Main
Logan, Utah 84321
www.centerforthearts.us

Museums and exhibitions

Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts in the city of Salt Lake City was opened in 1951 and is an art museum in two ways. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is the art museum of the University of Utah and the state of Utah. The museum regularly changes the works of art on display every 2 to 3 months. The museum's collection comprises a total of over 17,000 works of art from all over the world and begins in antiquity. The museum rightly enjoys an excellent reputation and should be worth a visit.

Contact 410 Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
http://umfa.utah.edu/

Utah Museum of Natural History in Salt Lake City
The Utah Museum of Natural History in the city of Salt Lake City was opened in 1963 in the former George Thomas Library and is located on the campus of the University of Utah. This natural history museum places special focus on Utah's geology, mineralogy, paleontology and botany. The museum's collection includes over 1.2 million exhibits and the highlights of the exhibition are certainly the skeletons of the dinosaurs.

Contact 1390 E. Presidents Circle
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
http://umnh.utah.edu/home

Salt Lake City Church History Museum
The Museum of Church History & Art in Salt Lake City opened in 1984 and is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Until 2008 it was called the Museum of Church History and Art. The museum specializes in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the collection contains various exhibits from almost 2 centuries of the history of this church. If you are in Salt Lake City and would like to find out more about the history of the Mormons, the Church History Museum should not be missed, especially since entry is free.

Contact 45 N. West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
www.lds.org/churchhistory/museum

Springville Museum of Art
The Springville Museum of Art opened in 1937, making it the oldest art museum in Utah. The Springville Museum of Art building is built in the Spanish colonial style and has a special reputation for its collection. This specializes in works of art from Utah and begins in the days of the pioneers. The museum's collection comprises a total of over 1,500 works of art. What is special is that the collection or exhibition is arranged chronologically. Although the museum specializes in Utah art, there are also works of art from other parts of the United States and even from the former Soviet Union. Oh, admission is free.

Contact 126 East 400 South
Springville, Utah 84663
www.smofa.org/

Monuments and memorials

Four Corners Monument
The Four Corners Monument marks the location in the American Southwest where the states of Arizona, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico meet. It is the only place in the United States in which four states are involved. The monument, where visitors can symbolically place their four limbs in the four different states, is a tourist attraction. It consists of a granite disc and a smaller bronze disc, which shows the borders of the four states with a cross.

Contact http://www.navajonationparks.org/htm/fourcorners.htm/

Salt Lake City
Joseph Smith Memorial Building The Salt Lake City Joseph Smith Memorial Building is the former Hotel Utah, named after him in honor and memory of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon Movement. The building was built from 1909 to 1911. The building was built in the Renaissance style and has been on the list of historical buildings since 1978.

Contact 52 N Main St
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

Salt Lake City
Seagull Monument The Salt Lake City Seagull Monument was completed in 1913 and commemorates the difficult Mormon era in Utah. According to the story, crickets devoured the first settlers' harvests and after the settlers were heard after numerous prayers, gulls, probably from nearby Great Salt Lake, came and ate up the insects. This memorial was erected in memory of this history and the importance of the seagulls for the first settlers. Incidentally, the California gull is the state Google of the state of Utah. The Seagull Monument is located in front of the Salt Lake City Assembly Hall in Temple Square.

 
 
 
 
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