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First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City - Summer Forum

Presented by First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City at First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City UT

Jul 10 2022
First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City - Summer Forum

“Japanese/American Art of Chiura Obata UMFA Topaz Internment Camp Art School”

“Japanese/American Art of Chiura Obata UMFA Topaz Internment Camp Art School”

Luke Kelly – associate curator of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts will share the Art of Japanese/American artist Chiura Obata. Obata was a professor of art at  UC Berkeley before being held in the Topaz Internment Camp near Delta, Utah. He created an art school of about 700 students there. The Obata family recently gifted 35 of his pieces to the UMFA.

To view the recording of Richard Okabe’s “Stories of Topaz” – from

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ADMISSION INFO

The event is free a $5 donation or whatever you can afford is requested to support the Summer Forum series.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

There will be a discussion by our panel, followed by a Q&A segment to about 11 AM.  Then we will adjourn to our patio for a social hour.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City

569 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

If your event is being affected, canceled, or postponed due to the response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, please provide the details below.:

Due to Salt Lake County going to a high transmission rate, masks will be required in the buildings. They are not required on the patio for social hour.