Museum Schedule of Exhibits
June 22, 2013 - Brigham City Historic Home Tour
The 1st Annual Brigham City Historic Home Tour is scheduled for June 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $10 for museum members and $15 for nonmembers. Pioneer homes selected for the tour are located between 100 North and 200 South between Main Street and 200 East. There will be docents at each home.
July 2 - August 24, 2013 - International Quilt Invitational Exhibition
Featured Art Quilter: Noriko Endo from Tokyo, Japan. Endo's "confetti quilts" will be presented.
Featured Traditional Quilter: Helen Butler from Alpine, Utah. Butler's award-winning quilt "Turkish Delight" will be one of the quilts hanging in the museum.
Art quilts by the following artists will also be on display: Lenore Crawford, Michigan; Kaye Evans, Utah; Linda French, Ohio; Suzanne Marshall, Missouri; Kathy McNeil, Washington; Andrea Perejda, California; Sharon L. Schlotzhauer and David M. Taylor, Colorado; Kate Themel, Connecticut; and Zena Thorpe, California.
August 10, 2013 - Workshop on Needleturn Applique by Helen Butler, Alpine, Utah
The workshop will be held Saturday, August 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the museum, 24 North 300 West, Brigham City. The cost is $15 for museum members and $25 for nonmembers. Class size is limited to 20. Registration can be in person; by mail (24 North 300 West, Brigham City, UT 84302); or visit www.brighamcitymuseum.org. Butler's quilt "Turkish Delight" won First Place in the Bed Quilts, Machine Quilted category in the 2012 American Quilter's Society (AQS) Show and Contest in Des Moines, Iowa. Butler's quilts also won Best of Show in the Springville Museum of Art's 2011 and 2012 quilt competition and exhibition.
August 23, 24 and 25, 2013 - Utah Plein Air 2013 Juried Art Competition
o August 22 and 23, 2013 - stamp canvases and other materials.
o August 23 through August 25, 2013 - create artworks outdoors.
o August 29 through August 31, 2013 - works accepted at museum.
o Open to all ages.
o Winners in painting and drawing category will receive $1,000, first place; $500, second place; and $350, third place.
o Winners in the photography category will receive $450, first place; $250, second place; and $150, third place.
o Artworks must be two-dimensional and produced outdoors in Utah (no studio retouching).
o Entry fee for painters and draftspeople is $35; photographers, $20.
o Artists can submit two works which must be stamped, framed and ready to hang.
o There is a limit of six stamps per person.
o Photogtraphers must submit EXIF data with prints.
o Maximum size is 30 inches on the long side for all works.
o Artworks accepted for exhibition will hang in the museum September 6 through October 5, 2013.
o Museum hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.
"En plein air" is a French expression that refers to the 19th century style of painting outdoors.