THE KIMBALL ART CENTER WELCOMES THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

New board members from Vail Resorts, Deer Crest Club at the St. Regis Deer Valley, and the Park City School District join the Kimball leadership team.

Park City, UT – July 18, 2016

The Kimball Art Center is proud to announce that three new, dynamic board members are joining its 14-member Board of Directors. Cynthia Key, Stefani Kimche, and Wendy Rand each bring a valuable array of professional experience and dedication to their posts, and will each serve a three-year term.

 

"We are incredibly fortunate to welcome these three highly qualified women leaders onto our Board to help set the strategic direction for the Kimball's future,” said Robin Marrouche, the Kimball Art Center’s Executive Director. “Each has already contributed invaluable guidance and support of our mission over the years. The combined horsepower of these three women will help the Kimball reach new heights,” she added.

The new board members include Cynthia Key, Stefani Kimche, and Wendy Rand. (read more)

PARK CITY KIMBALL ARTS FESTIVAL CHANGES DATES FOR 2016

Kimball Art Center and Park City leaders collaborate to accommodate an international, world-renowned cycling event in August of 2016.

Park City, UT – January 5, 2016

The Kimball Art Center has announced that its traditional festival dates will be shifting this year at the request of Park City Municipal Corporation to accommodate the Tour of Utah cycling race. The 47th annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival will happen August 12th – 14th in 2016.

This unique, one-year schedule shift stems from Park City’s ever increasing demand to host world-class events. On the first weekend in August in 2016...(read more)

Kimball Art Center & Montage Deer Valley Host Winter Art Salon

A four-day event showcasing a variety of vendors and artists of a wide range of styles and price points

Park City, UT – February 2, 2016

The Winter Art Salon at Montage Deer Valley kicks off on February 12th through the 15th of 2016. Attendees will have the chance to buy art from internationally renowned artists and luxury goods vendors, participate in discussions and lectures with artists and art experts and enjoy kids' activities and workshops.

“This collaboration with Montage Deer Valley is giving us the opportunity to connect locals and visitors with world-renowned artists and their work,” says Robin Marrouche, Executive Director of the Kimball Art Center. “Susan Swartz, Sibylle Szaggars Redford and Nathan Sawaya are just a few of the international... (read more)

PARK CITY KIMBALL ART CENTER HOSTS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT BY EMMY AWARD-WINNER BEVERLY JOUBERT

Joubert's Illuminations of Africa's Wildlife launches alongside Sundance Film Festival January 21st

Park City, UT – January 14, 2016

The Kimball Art Center is proud to announce Illuminations of Africa's Wildlife: Its Beauty, Its Struggle to Survive; photographs by Beverly Joubert will be on exhibit January 21- April 24, 2016 at the art center’s new location on Kearns Boulevard.

Beverly Joubert’s work is a call to action. Big cats, rhinoceros, and elephants are in crisis, facing extinction after years of rampant poaching and habitat loss. As artists, conservationists, and National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, Beverly and her husband, Dereck Joubert...(read more)

KIMBALL ART CENTER ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEW SPACE IN OCTOBER

The grand opening features new exhibits, live music and an opportunity drawing to give the public a chance to win a car when they donate to the arts

Park City, UT – September 15, 2015

The Kimball Art Center today announced the grand opening of its new location will take place the weekend of October 23 – 25. This move is part of a planned expansion project designed to increase access to the nonprofit’s diverse and inspiring art education, exhibitions and events. Exhibits featured at the grand opening will include a new exhibit of prestigious prints titled Picturing the Iconic: Andy Warhol to Kara Walker, along with an outdoor exhibit, Rainworks, which will be making the move from the current Center to the new space.

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Kimball Art Center Partners with National Ability Center to Provide Art Programs for Veterans, Children and Families of All Abilities

Summer programs will serve all ranges of age and ability

Park City, UT – July 28, 2015

Today, the Kimball Art Center announced a partnership with the National Ability Center in Park City to provide customized art programs to veterans, children and families of all abilities.

This marks the continuation of a growing partnership between the National Ability center and Kimball Art Center started in 2013. The inclusive partnership ... (read more)

Kimball Art Center Secures new temporary home in park city

The Kimball will move in September 2015

Park City, UT – May 18, 2015

Today, the Kimball Art Center announced that it has signed a lease for a temporary location in Park City as part of a planned expansion project designed to increase access to the non-profit’s diverse and inspiring art education, exhibitions and events.

The Kimball Art Center's new location will be located just a mile ... (read more)

Kimball Art Center Looks for New Home

Park City’s Community Art Center explores new locations off of Main Street after Park City’s denial of its renovation plans.

Park City, UT – The Kimball Art Center announced today that it will not appeal Park City’s recent denial of its proposed renovation and expansion plans. Instead, the Kimball is researching several viable locations for its new building outside of Old Town Park City.

After months of working with the City to modify the Kimball’s submitted building design, Park City Planning Department officials recently announced that the latest renovation plans submitted ... (read more)

THE 45TH ANNUAL PARK CITY KIMBALL ARTS FESTIVAL SHOWCASES ARTISTS FROM MORE THAN 30 STATES & CANADA

Press Release

Park City, Utah – June 17, 2014

The Kimball Art Center will kick off the 45th Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival on Friday, August 1st, with activities wrapping up Sunday evening, August 3rd on Park City’s Historic Main Street. This is the Kimball Art Center’s largest fundraiser, and Park City’s second most prominent event. This year, patrons will see well over 50 new artists (of the 200+ artists featured) along with live music, local food purveyors, kids’ area with art activities as well as nighttime entertainment.

“We want to encourage locals and visitors to plan to experience our 45th festival,” says Robin Marrouche, Executive Director of the Kimball Art Center. “This year, we will have more new artists than ever before, and plenty to entertain all ages at the festival,” she adds. “When people come to the festival, they are ... (read more)

Art Exhibition “Dog Dogs” Will Debut At Kimball Art Center May 30th

Renowned Photographer Elliot Erwitt Captures Human Relationships With Dogs Through Stunning (And Charmingly Absurd) Imagery

Park City, UT– 2014 – The Kimball Art Center is pleased to announce a new exhibit in its Main Gallery beginning May 30th through August 10th, 2014. The gallery will feature unique photography from world renowned photographer Elliot Erwitt.

“This internationally recognized photography exhibit is the perfect showcase during the busy summer months in Park City,” say Robin Marrouche, the Kimball’s executive director. “It will appeal to our local community – especially our dog lovers - and to ...” (read more)

WASATCH BACK STUDENT ART SHOW RETURNS WITH NEW DREAM DAY AT CANYONS PHOTO CONTEST

Press Release

PARK CITY, UTAH – March 5, 2014

Students from Summit and Wasatch counties are invited to participate in the Wasatch Back Student Art Show with the theme: What Dreams Are Made Of. Student artists from kindergarten to high school seniors can enter their work for display at the Kimball Art Center. This popular exhibition runs from April 12th to May 25th, 2014.

“The Wasatch Back Student Art Show is one we look forward to each year,” says Jenny Diersen, Education Director of the Kimball. “It is important to give students the unique opportunity to show their work to the community in a public gallery space, where work from famous artists have ... (download)

Kimball Art Center Unveils Expansion Design Plans

Press Release

Park City, UT – March 4, 2014

Kimball Art Center has unveiled renderings of its proposed design plans that include building renovations and a 15,000 square-foot expansion of the center’s current Main Street location, which will include over 9,000 square feet of museum/exhibition space, large social areas, increased administrative spaces, a 4,000 square-foot Children’s Interactive Discovery Center, a 3,000 square-foot education studio, and expanded support areas. This expansion will double Kimball Art Center’s space to 30,000 square feet.

“We have been residents of historic Main Street since 1976, and are proud to be a gathering place for such a vibrant community. In order for the Kimball Art Center to continue to ... (download)

Expansion and Renovation News

Kimball Art Center

Park City, Utah – March 3, 2014

Kimball Art Center today unveiled renderings of its proposed design plans that include building renovations and a 15,000 square-foot expansion of the center’s current Main Street location, which will include over 9,000 square feet of museum/exhibition space, large social areas, increased administrative spaces, a 4,000 square-foot Children’s Interactive Discovery Center, a 3,000 square-foot education studio, and expanded support areas. This expansion will double Kimball Art Center’s space to 30,000 square feet.

The proposed design increases the space for museum and art exhibitions and creates additional public meeting space, administrative offices, socials areas, and extra storage rooms. If the proposed plans are approved, Kimball Art Center anticipates starting construction in 2015.

In addition to the Main Street expansion, Kimball Art Center also plans on renting or purchasing a second campus that will create even more opportunities for art appreciation and education in the community. Plans for the second site – which are still in beginning stages – will primarily house education studios and programs, and will allow Kimball Art Center to proved a greater range and frequency of classes, more parking, and easier accessibility for student drop offs.

The plans were designed by the world renowned Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), an award-winning, international architectural firm whose founder was named The Wall Street Journal’s Innovator of the Year for architecture in 2011. BIG has partnered with Park City’s Elliott Work Group who will be the local architect firm for this project.

NELSON MANDELA, HRH PRINCE CHARLES AND DALE CHIHULY AMONG ARTWORK FEATURED AT THE WINTER ART SALON IN DEER VALLEY

ONE-OF-A-KIND INTERNATIONAL EVENT BENEFITS COMMUNITY ART CENTER

Park City, Utah – February 5, 2014

On Friday, February 21st, Zions Bank and Stein Eriksen Lodge will present The Winter Art Salon in Deer Valley to benefit the Kimball Art Center. This remarkable weekend-long event features art Nelson Mandela created recalling the time spent ... (download)

ART OF THE TIMEPIECE DEBUTS AT KIMBALL ART CENTER IN FEBRUARY

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE A PRIVATE COLLECTION SHOWCASING THE EVOLUTION OF TIMEPIECES

Park City, UT - February 4th, 2014

The Kimball Art Center is pleased to announce a new gallery-wide exhibit beginning February 7th and running through April 6th, 2014. All three galleries within the Kimball Art Center will be dedicated to showcasing nearly 200 watches, clocks and timepieces dating back to the mid 1700’s. ... (download)

Art Exhibition “Spiral Bound” Debuts at Kimball Art Center In December

ADAM GREENER’S PLAYFUL & WITTY DRAWINGS STRIKE A CHORD WITH THE CHILDREN IN ALL OF US

Park City, Utah – November 18, 2013

The Kimball Art Center is pleased to announce a new exhibit in its Garage Gallery beginning December 3rd running through January 5th, 2013. The gallery will feature new work by celebrated illustrator Adam Greener titled “Spiral Bound.”

“Few artists can transport you back to your youth with such slyly ‘innocent’ humor,” says Kimball’s Executive Director ... (read more)

Press Release - Veterans Tribute

A Collaborative effort between the Kimball Art Center, National Ability Center & Park City Institute

Park City, Utah – October 23, 2013 – This week in Park City two exhibitions and a live performance will focus on honoring veterans and the sacrifices they have made for the United States. (read more)

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT “SOLDIER BOY. SOLDIER GIRL” DEBUTS AT KIMBALL ART CENTER IN OCTOBER

October 1, 2013

Park City, Utah – October 1, 2013 – The Kimball Art Center is pleased to announce a new exhibit in its Garage Gallery beginning October 18th through December 1st, 2013. The gallery will feature new work by celebrated photographer Lynn Blodgett titled “Soldier Boy. Soldier Girl.” (read more)

Kimball "pARTners" with SRAM

July 23, 2013

Park City, Utah – In 1817, Baron von Drais introduced a contraption called the hobby horse to Europe, which many historians agree was the precursor to the bicycle. It had two wheels, handlebars, but no pedals. The rider would straddle the machine and walk. By the 1890s, bicycles were everywhere and began popping up in the United States. Since then, they have not only have added joy and practicality to the lives of their owners, they have also inspired artists including painter Marcel Duchamp, sculptor Marcel Breuer and, more recently, Knox Martin, whose 1979 six-story painted mural "Woman with Bicycle" can be seen in New York City. (read more)

Park City Kimball Arts Festival Release 2013

July 11, 2013

Park City, Utah – The Kimball Arts Center is delighted to announce the stellar lineup for the 44th annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival, with more exhibiting artists than ever before and a colorful variety of food and evening entertainment options. The festival will take place in the center of Park City’s historic district from Friday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 4th. (read more)

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