Kimball Art Center

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Kimball Art Center Communications Director Amy Roberts who has details on this weekend's Arts Festival. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Assistant Manager Matt Dias have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including a late addition to the agenda that lowers the proposed Treasure/Armstrong open space bond to $48 million and 2018 Summer Cocktail Contest Winner Trevor Brown of Tupelo and Restaurant Association Director Ginger Rhies share the winning recipe “Cherry in the Rye.”

The Kimball Art Center is inviting people to get their tickets now for a formal gala set to kick off the Kimball’s Art Fest weekend.

Amy Roberts, the Kimball’s communication director told KPCW the event is set for Thursday night, August 2nd, at the Dejoria Center near Kamas.

She said it’s a formal event, complete with gowns for the women and tuxes for the men. She had further details on the event, being organized by gala chair Maren Mullin.

Niki de Saint Phalle. Dawn (jaune), 1993 © 2018 NIKI CHARITABLE ART FOUNDATION, All rights reserved. Photo Pietromarchi

The Kimball Art Center is welcoming a new exhibit.

The Kimball Art Center will be welcoming an exhibit featuring the art of  Niki de Saint Phalle starting this Friday evening. Nancy Stoakes is the curator for the center.

“The Kimball is so excited to be presenting the fantastic work of Niki de Saint Phalle. (Her) work has recently been presented in retrospective exhibitions at these fantastic institutions in Europe.” Stoakes said, “To be able to bring it here to the Kimball and share it with our community is such an exciting opportunity.”

The Park City Christian Center is presenting the third annual Latino Arts Festival. David Boyle has more:

The board of the Kimball Arts Center has unanimously chosen the Bjark Ingels Group (known as BIG) to design its space in the new arts and culture district along Kearns Boulevard. Rick Brough has more:

The Kimball Arts Center is hosting local student's artwork from now to May 27th. David Boyle has more:

The next Art Talk sponsored by the Kimball Art Center is Thursday. It features author Chuck Newall, who has assembled a collection of gardens - each with its own story and emotional message. Rick Brough has more.

Kimball Art Center

After being named the new Executive Director of the Kimball Arts Center in July, Lindsie Smith has resigned and an interim director has been named as the search for a new director begins again.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Last December, long time Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche announced that she was resigning from the job. At that point, a national search for her replacement began and after several months, Lindsie Smith was named as her replacement..

to Obituary for Irene Cho in San Francisco Chronicle

A memorial will be held at the Kimball Art Center in early October for Irene Cho -- an independent film producer and an activist in the Park City film scene -- who died last month. Rick Brough has more.

Parkcity.org

The city council approved a Professional Services agreement with Lochner Inc for a little over 1.3 million dollars for the State Route 248 Corridor and Safety Improvement Project.  Carolyn Murray has this report and more on Thursday’s meeting.

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