Jan 31 2019
Race to Promontory:The Transcontinental Railroad &...

Race to Promontory:The Transcontinental Railroad &...

Presented by Utah Museum of Fine Arts at Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Celebration | 6-9 pm | Remarks at 7 pm
Celebrate the sesquicentennial of “The Wedding of the Rails” at Promontory Summit with the UMFA! Click here to learn more.

Be among the first to see The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West documenting one of the world’s most important achievements: the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869.

Join us to kick off the statewide celebration of Spike 150! Enjoy delicious food and drinks with our community and celebrate this remarkable exhibition of over 150 photographs, stereographs, and other historical memorabilia from the collection of Union Pacific Railroad Museum.

Cocktail Attire | 21 years and over invited
Small plates, desserts, and craft cocktails

Purchase tickets by January 14, 2019. Click here to find links for purchasing tickets.

The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West is organized by the Joslyn Art Museum and Union Pacific Railroad Museum

Exhibition Sponsors
George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, Presenting Sponsor
Union Pacific
The State of Utah
Utah Division of Arts & Museums
Spike 150 Commission

Programming and Lecture Sponsor
The Hal R. and Naoma J. Tate Foundation

The Race to Promontory Celebration Host Committee
Virginia Barlage, chair
Toni Bloomberg
Tom and Lynn Fey
Carolyn and Kem Gardner
Sue and Al Landon
Suzanne Marquardt
Mary S. McCarthey and Tom McCarthey
Marcia and John Price
Naoma Tate
Diane and Sam Stewart

 

Admission Info

Ticket information can be found at the link provided.
Questions? Call Renee Fitzpatrick | 801.585.7174

Phone: 801.585.7174

Dates & Times

2019/01/31 - 2019/01/31

Location Info

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112