Enjoying the Best of Art and Culture in Salt Lake City

From a variety of museums to operas and symphonies, there is a lot of culture and art to enjoy in Salt Lake City, Utah. This vibrant city is full of wonderful attractions for those who love to immerse themselves in creative outlets and be entertained by some of the most talented performers in the country. So if you are planning a vacation to Salt Lake City and you love the arts, be sure to schedule in some time at these local attractions to get the most out of what the city has to offer you.

Below are just some of the best places to find the most incredible art, history, music, and entertainment throughout the city of Salt Lake.

Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center

If you and your family love exploring museums that offer you a glimpse into the Earth’s past, even to see what it was like billions of years ago, you will absolutely have a blast at the Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center. This new museum is filled with artifacts, dinosaur bones, and science exhibits on myriad topics. Plus, its great location allows you to experience incredible views of the nearby Salt Lake Valley. And because it is open to visitors every day of the week, you can take some time out of your stay in Utah at any time you wish to visit this extraordinary museum.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Pioneer Memorial Museum

If you want to learn more about Utah’s unique history, visit the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Pioneer Memorial Museum, where you can explore timeless artifacts throughout the museum’s six floors to learn more about the first people who settled in Utah.

Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre was renovated and brought back to life in 1978, but it has been a special location in downtown Salt Lake City since 1913. It still boasts turn of the century architecture, so if you love catching glimpses of older buildings that help you see what it was like living in Salt Lake City in the early part of the 20th century, be sure to spend a bit of time here. While you are at the Capitol Theatre, you can also purchase tickets to enjoy one of their many events and theatrical presentations.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

If you want to see the evolution of humanity’s creative genius, be sure to schedule a visit to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts while you are visiting Salt Lake City. It features artifacts from over 5,000 years of human history. You will be able to observe more than 18,000 pieces of art from around the world, learning about different times and cultures along the way. Sign up to also participate in one of the museum’s many special exhibitions, films, artist talks, and family-friendly activities. From ancient cultures to more modern societies, you will see how human creativity served its own growth and evolution throughout the ages.

About the Author:

Jessica Bowen likes to explore museums, art galleries, and theaters to find the best in American culture, history, and art, so Salt Lake City is a perfect destination to learn and see new things. Whenever in Utah, she makes sure to book a stay at the Rodeway Inn Hotel in Vernal Utah.

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