Kimball Art Center

On today's Local News Hour:

( 02:09) The Mountain Trails Foundation weekly trails report.

( 08:19 ) Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects throughout the county.

( 24:09) Kimball Art Center Director Alday Milliken and Marketing Consultant Meisha Ross have details aobut this year's Arts Festival, the new exhibit opening and upcoming adult programs.

( 37:35 ) Park City Public Utilities Director Clint McAfee has an update on the Three Kings Water Treatment plant.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:10) - Utah Avalanche Center Report

(03:22) - Story: Latino Community Sees Disparity in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

(07:42) - Kimball Art Center Executive Director Aldy Milliken  talks about the reopening of their new location at The Yard.

(21:18) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of this week's city council meeting.

(43:29) - Historic Park City Alliance Executive Director Alison Kuhlow with an update from yesterday's board meeting.


On today's Local News Hour:

( 03:38) Park City Mountain Resort Chief Operating Officer Mike Goar has details on how the opening weekend went and a look ahead at the season.

( 20:15) Outgoing Park City Board of Realtors President William Winstead and Incoming President Mark Jacobsen have a look at the first three quarters of 2020 and a look ahead at 2021.

( 35:23) Kimball Art Center Ex. Director Alday Miliken and Development Manager Jaimie Mitchell has details about the center's virtual fundraiser/auction. 

Park City Municipal

The long-awaited Park City Arts and Culture District was the topic of Wednesday’s roundtable discussion with city government.

 

Park City purchased the five-acre parcel of land at the corner of Kearns Boulevard and Bonanza Drive back in 2017 and officials say despite complications due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, plans are on schedule.

 

KPCW

With too many details to work out and too little time, the Kimball Art Center cancelled this year’s Arts Festival.

Event organizers met with the Park City Council last week to see if there was a way that the festival could be held on a smaller scale and would keep artists and the public safe. While council members expressed concern, they seemed willing to move forward with the idea if it could be done safely.

Aldy Milliken

After a national search, the Kimball Art Center’s Board of Directors has named Aldy Milliken to serve as the new Executive Director. He takes over from Jory McOmber who left the center late last year.

Born in Boston, Milliken earned a Fine Art degree from Lewis and Clark College in Portland Oregon. He then moved overseas, living in Indonesia and Hungary, before spending 15 years in Stockholm, Sweden where he operated a contemporary art gallery.

Most recently, for the last eight years, he has served as the Executive Director for KMAC Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.

Today on the Local News Hour: 

( 8:42) - New Kimball Art Center Executive Director Aldy Miliken tells us about himself and why he wanted this job that he starts July 1st.

( 22:52) - Made in Park City Founder Abby Hatch has details on her new brand.

( 35:08) - Park City Education Foundation Associate Director of Communication and Development Jen Billow has an update on teacher grants and the McGuire Family Foundation Student Service Award.

Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong and Deputy Health Director Phil Bondurant have a recap of Wednesday’s meeting and an explanation of the stay at home order that goes into effect tonight at midnight. Park City Trails and Open Space Manager Heinrich Deters discusses the results of the e-bike survey and Kimball Art Center Communications and Marketing Director Amy Roberts has details about the center's online offerings to help the community creatively quarantine.

Kimball Art Center and Mark Maziarz

 

The Park City Council will discuss potential changes to the Kimball Arts Festival Thursday, including freeing the festival for all attendees and expanding the festival’s footprint to more of Main Street. 

 

 

Kimball Art Center and Mark Maziarz

After a test run this year “freeing the fest” for Summit County residents, the Kimball Arts Festival is looking to remove admission fees for all attendees for next year’s festival. 

The Executive Director for the Kimball Arts Center has announced he’s leaving that position.    Jory Macomber headed up the Kimball for the past two years.

Macomber has been director of the Art Center since early 2018.   In an e-mail sent to Kimball Art Center members, Macomber said he came to a difficult decision to leave a dynamic and growing organization.

On today’s program, Summit County Public Works Director Derrick Radke and Communications Manager Krachel Murdock talk about the opening of the Jeremy and Pinebrook roundabouts and the start of snowplowing. CEO of Voices of Utah Children Moe Hickey has details on the Talking Kids Tour where they are visiting all 29 counties in the state to discuss issues facing Utah children.

Cool Science Radio speaks with Roger Burrows, a Park City resident and author of several books including, 3D Thinking in Design and Architecture from Antiquity to the Future. Roger joins us today to talk about an upcoming workshop all about labyrinths at the Kimball Art Center on November 17, from 1 - 4:30, where all can experience the history, logic, and creativity behind building a labyrinth. 

KPCW Radio

In the summer of 1969 – the summer of Woodstock and the first-ever moon landing,  Park City staged its first arts festival on Main St. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports that one of the those who attended that first year was invited back this year – to sell his art that has been popular throughout the years.

KPCW Radio

Preparations are underway for the 50th annual Park City Arts Festival and a number of street closures are planned for Old Town in the next few days.

The Kimball Arts Center has 50 years of experience in planning the annual arts festival on Park City’s Main St. and it’s become a well-oiled machine. For the first time ever, the arts center is offering free admission for all 3 days – to full time Summit County residents, as long as you register and pick up your wristband at the Kearns Blvd. headquarters before you head up to Main St.

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