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Saturday, March 30 • 9:50am - 12:30pm
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA): Race to Promontory exhibition Tour with curator Leslie Anderson

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This tour requires pre-registration.

Listed beginning and end times for this off-site event include travel time for the recommended transportation method.
Actual tour begins at 10:30am and ends at 12pm.
Transportation details are below.

Leslie Anderson, curator of European, American and regional art, will provide an in-depth guided tour of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts’ visiting exhibition Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West. This show, which features framed albumen prints by photographer Andrew J. Russell, stereograph cards by photographer Alfred A. Hart, photography by Charles Savage, and related ephemera, marks the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike ceremony.

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah is your destination for global visual arts. From ancient objects to the latest contemporary works, the UMFA galleries—reimagined and remodeled in 2017—showcase the breadth and depth of human history and creativity. The Museum’s collection of nearly 20,000 original works of art is the most dynamic in the region. As the fine arts museum for both the state and the University, the UMFA is a vibrant hub for cultural exchange among campus and community audiences.

Maximum Participants: 20

Fee: $10

Accessibility: Boarding accessible Trax (light rail), walking.

To travel as a group to this location, meet at the 600 South entrance of the Grand America at 9:50 a.m. Light rail tickets to campus are $2.50 one way or $5.00 round trip. Ticket kiosks accept cash and debit/credit cards.

Alternatively, to speed the ticket purchasing process, please consider downloading in advance the UTA GoRide mobile ticketing app from your favorite app store.

If you wish to travel independently, you can board the TRAX Red Line (To University Medical) at Courthouse Station and then follow these directions: https://goo.gl/maps/hqMZSVmCcr22. To Return, simply follow the directions in reverse.


Nicole Beatty

Arts and Humanities Librarian, Weber State University


Leslie Anderson

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Saturday March 30, 2019 9:50am - 12:30pm MDT
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)