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Artwork of the Week: John the Baptist

May 20, 2024
At first glance, the abstract imagery of this work may appear unfamiliar to those unaccustomed to its sacred language. However, for Russian Orthodox Christians, this icon is a beautiful invitation to meditate on sacred doctrine.

Artwork of the Week: Bride and Her Mirror Image

May 13, 2024
Muriel Magenta is a New Genre artist who works with installation, multimedia performance, video, and sculpture. Using an array of technologies and tools to create hybrid works, Magenta explores the interaction of media and audience.

Artwork of the Week: Boxelder Tree in Autumn

May 06, 2024
Florence Ware was an accomplished mural artist and Utah native. Born to artist parents, she obtained her B.F.A. at the University of Utah before studying at the Art Institute of Chicago.

"Come, Follow Me" - May 2024

May 01, 2024
Artworks for Mosiah 4 through 24

Hispanic Society Director visits 'Spain and the Hispanic World'

April 30, 2024
Guillaume Kientz has been Director and CEO of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library since 2021

Artwork of the Week: Les Rameaux (Christ Entering Jerusalem)

April 29, 2024
Yesterday marked the Orthodox Christian celebration of Palm Sunday, the day in which Christ the Savior entered Jerusalem for the last time before His crucifixion.

Honoring our New Graduates

April 26, 2024
We'll miss these students and the amazing things they did for the MOA, its collection, and its visitors!

Artwork of the Week: Louis Comfort Tiffany

April 22, 2024
This informal portrait of Louis Comfort Tiffany, President of Tiffany Studios and the son of the founder of Tiffany & Co., reflects both the artist’s skill at depicting light, and the attitudes of the wealthy in early twentieth-century America.

Artwork of the Week: Right to the Jaw

April 15, 2024
Mahonri Mackintosh Young, the grandson of President Brigham Young, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1877. Throughout his career, he created more than 320 sculptures