Early settlers of the state appreciated fine entertainment. Upon arriving in Salt Lake City they promptly designated locations for a social hall to host dances, concerts and plays.
Salt Lake City is home to Utah's flagship symphony, opera, ballet, theatre, and modern dance companies, as well as a variety of galleries and museums.
For the most current information on Salt Lake City's arts scene or for tickets and showtimes, call our Concierge at 801-258-6703.
Museums and Galleries
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts inspires critical dialogue and illuminates the role of art in our lives.
Address: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
The award-winning Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) exhibits groundbreaking artwork by local and international artists in its five gallery spaces, providing an opportunity to explore the human experience in ways that are both exciting and thought-provoking.
Address: 20 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
The Leonardo is an art, science, and technology museum in downtown Salt Lake City which opened on October 8, 2011. The mission of the Leonardo Museum (named after the artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci) is to fuse science, technology and art in experiences that inspire creativity and innovation in young people and adults. This program is aimed to attract those individuals, families and businesses who can help to create and build on Utah’s and the city’s brand as an innovation economy.
Address: 209 East 500 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Natural History Museum of Utah
The Natural History Museum of Utah is a museum located at the Rio Tinto Center on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The museum shows exhibits of natural history subjects, specifically about Utah's natural history. The mission of the museum is to illuminate the natural world and the place of humans within it.
Address: 301 Wakara Way Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is one of America’s premiere symphony orchestras, known internationally for its distinctive performances and recording legacy.
Address: Abravanel Hall 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Since 1978, Utah Opera has cultivated and entertained a growing audience of more than 150,000 annually around the intermountain area. We produce opera with artistic standards of distinction and with a fresh vibrancy - new works for our area as well as the classics.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
For more than a century, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has given voice to the hopes, joys, trials, and triumphs of people around the world.
Hale Center Theatre
Utah's premier family theatre. Each season it produces seven productions including dramas, comedies, and musicals. The productions are cast entirely from within the community using local artists who share their talents as a pastime rather than a profession.
Address: 3333 South Decker Lake, West Valley City, UT 84199
Pioneer Theatre Company
Pioneer Theatre Company, established in 1962, is a fully professional theatre in residence at the University of Utah, and is recognized as one of the country's major regional theatres.
Address: 300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Salt Lake Acting Company
The 40 year history of Salt Lake Acting Company is reflected in the expansive body of work it has produced and in the long-standing support of its most open and adventurous audience. SLAC produces seasons of thoughtful, provocative, regional and world premieres.
Address: 168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Plan-B Theatre Company
Plan-B develops and produces unique and socially conscious theatre. Established in 1991, with a particular emphasis on new plays by Utah playwrights.
Address: 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Ballet West is one of the top professional ballet companies in America. Under the artistic direction of Adam Sklute, former dancer and Artistic Director, Ballet West boasts a rich repertoire of experienced dancers and choreographers. Notable artists associated with Ballet West include Bart Cook, Finis Jhung, Jay Jolley, Victoria Morgan, Tomm Ruud, Michael Smuin, Richard Tanner, and Kent Stowell. This year the company celebrates its 50th anniversary of beautiful movement. Come support the Ballet as it presents shows like The Nutcracker, The Firebird, and The Little Mermaid.
Address: 304 Trolley Square Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is a professional dance company located in Salt Lake City, Utah. We are dedicated to furthering contemporary dance by creating and performing original and innovative works.
Address: 138 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Utah Repertory Theater Company
Utah Repertory Theater is a nonprofit semiprofessional theater group producing powerful, thought-provoking musicals, dramas, and Utah premieres.
Address: 616 Wilmington Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84106