It’s that time of year—the bustle of winter energy, the excitement for time shared with family and friends, and the time to reflect on a passing year. While you prepare for Winter Break, the College of Fine Arts and the arts organizations on campus are ready to help put you in the holiday spirit.
Here are the listings of the holiday-themed happenings in store over the next few weeks. Enjoy a safe, happy, and beautiful holiday season!
School of Music
It doesn’t feel like the holidays until you hear your favorite holiday tunes. Join the School of Music in celebrating the season with these events. These concerts are FREE to U of U students with a valid student ID (U & the Arts Pass).
December 4: Trumpet Ensemble Holiday Concert
December 6: Flute Choir Concert
December 8: Harp Ensemble
December 11: Annual Piano Outreach Christmas Concert
December 12 & 13: University Choirs Holiday Concert
December 14: Faculty Showcase Holiday Concert
Department of Art & Art History-December 9-11: Art & Art History Holiday Sale
Looking for the perfect gift? Students studying in the Department of Art & Art History have you covered. With a variety of one-of-a-kind items, you are sure to find unique student-created items at the annual Holiday Sale in the Gittins Gallery.
Babcock Performing Readers present “Merry Christmas, George Bailey” December 4-6
This professional group of actors and theatre practitioners will perform a staged reading of the holiday classic “Merry Christmas, George Bailey” based on the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The cast will be accompanied by KUER with radio sound effects.
Pioneer Theatre Company-December 5-20: “Peter and the Starcatcher”
The Tony-Award winning “Peter and the Starcatcher” graces Pioneer Theatre Company’s stage for a holiday offering that’s perfectly magical, and magically perfect, for audiences of all ages.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts-December 6: Holiday Market
Support local artisans at the annual Holiday Market. Featuring handcrafted items, complimentary gift-wrapping, and plenty of variety; this event will help you find gifts for all the arts enthusiasts on your list.
Kingsbury Hall-December 17-23: Redux NUT-Cracker
Odyssey Dance Theatre presents a new take on the holiday ballet classic “The Nutcracker” with “Redux NUT-Cracker.” Reimagined with hip-hop and jazz dance styles, this updated version keeps its original Tchaikovsky score to enlighten and surprise audiences with its familiar story.