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Visual notes: Art that shaped America at BYU, Navajo basket weaving in Salt Lake City

Published March 16, 2013 1:01 am

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Lenzi, Reynolds, Tachinni Exhibit

Utah Arts & Museums will present the exhibition with the artwork of Kristina Lenzi, Gretchen Reynolds and Eugene Tachinni.

When • Monday through Friday, March 18-25, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Monday, March 25, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • Rio Gallery, 300 S. 455 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Randall Lake: Landscapes & Still Lifes

Slusser Gallery will present oil paintings of Randall Lake during the March Gallery Stroll. Visit slussergallery.com for information.

When • Monday through Friday, March 18-22, and Monday, March 25, 9 a.m.-noon, 12:30-5 p.m.

Where • Slusser Gallery, 447 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Shaping America: Art and Identity

The exhibition will examine American identity, emphasizing the multicultural perspective intrinsic to the American experience. It will showcase approximately 80 works of art, including painting, sculpture and photography.

When • Monday through Saturday, March 18-23, and Monday, March 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University Museum of Art, North Campus Drive, Provo

Tickets • Free

Earth Day Art Contest

Children in kindergarten through the sixth grade are invited to enter the Ogden Nature Center's annual Earth Day Art Poster Contest. Entries are due April 6 by 4 p.m. Visit ogdennaturecenter.com for information.

When • Monday through Friday, March 18-22, and Monday, March 25, 10 a.m.

Where • Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden

Tickets • Free

Evening for Educators

During this free workshop for teachers and others with interest, participants will discover self-portraits, portrait paintings and portrait photography currently on display in the museum and in the UMFA's collection. Visit umfa.utah.edu for information.

When • Wednesday, March 20, 5:30 p.m.

Where • Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

'Around the Bowl and Around the Bend'

Pioneer Theatre Company's Loge Gallery will present "Around the Bowl and Around the Bend," an exhibit of paintings by local artists David Estes and Greg White.

When • Friday, March 22, and Monday, March 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where • Pioneer Memorial Theatre Loge Gallery, 300 E. 1400 South, Salt Lake City

Arts Night

Highland Park Elementary will hold its annual Arts Night. Enjoy music and dance performances by the students, check out the student artwork and participate in hands-on art and music experiences. Visit http://www.artsnight.org for information.

When • Friday, March 22, 5:30-9 p.m.

Where • Highland Park Elementary, 1738 E. 2700 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

'Weaving a Revolution'

Joann Johnson, a fourth-generation Navajo basket weaver, will demonstrate her weaving techniques.

When • Saturday, March 23, noon-4 p.m.

Where • Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $11; free with the price of admission

Cinematic Exhibition

Central Utah Art Center will hold a group exhibition featuring the art of Jeff Larsen, John Bell, Justin Nelson-Carruth, Matt Glass, Mary Toscano and Rosi Heyes, artists who explore connections between film and two-dimensional media in visual art. Visit cuartcenter.org for information.

When • Wednesday through Friday, March 20-22, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, March 23, noon-4 p.m.

Where • Central Utah Art Center, 175 E. 200 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free