Glen Nelson: Hello and welcome to another episode in our monthly podcast. I'm your host Glen Nelson. You've just heard the first verse of "Weepin' Mary," a song written in 1990 by David Fletcher in an unreleased demo recording of 1998 with soprano Sarah Aspland singing and the composer of the piano. On today's podcast, I'm here with composer/songwriter David Fletcher to discuss his life and music. What a pleasure D., welcome.Read More
We’ve placed all of our books published by the Center on sale today. Here’s a list:
Mormon Cinema - $19.95
Nzambi (God) - $9.95
Immediate Present - $19.95
The Kimball Challenge at Fifty: Mormon Arts Center Essays - $9.95
These can be purchased directly from our website, or on Amazon.Read More
Today, we’re starting a daily posting of interesting facts in the history of our culture’s art. These (almost-365) stories come from the worlds of film, literature, music, visual art, theater, dance, and pop culture. Some are wacky and funny; others are emotional and beautiful. All can be found on our tab On This Day… as well as on Instagram and our Facebook page.
If you like them, visit our social media platforms and share them with friends.Read More
Glen Nelson: Hello and welcome to another episode in our studio podcast. I'm your host Glen Nelson. Today I'm here with Ruby Gilmore and Addy Hawley who have performed with the Metropolitan Opera and American Ballet Theatre Companies at Lincoln Center in New York just eight blocks north of where we are this afternoon. Ruby is a singer and Addy's a dancer. They are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and they also happen to be teenagers. Welcome.
Ruby Gilmore: Hi.Read More
NEW YORK, New York – September 28, 2018 – The Mormon Arts Center is pleased to announce a Call For Submissions. It is open to scholars, curators, artists, performers, and others who desire to engage with the goals of the Mormon Arts Center to display and perform artwork by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New York City and elsewhere, to publish scholarship and criticism about art of our culture to reach a wider public, and to establish a comprehensive archive of artwork by members of our faith, 1830 to the present.Read More
Beginning of Opportunity: October 1, 2018
Deadline for Submissions: Review of submissions is ongoing, but the deadline for 2019 projects is December 15, 2018.
Help us shape the future of Mormon art
The Mormon Arts Center is pleased to announce a Call For Submissions. It is open to scholars, curators, artists, performers, and others who desire to engage with the goals of the Mormon Arts Center to “display and perform Mormon art in New York City and elsewhere; to publish scholarship and criticism about Mormon art to reach a wider public; and to establish a comprehensive archive of Mormon Arts, 1830 to the present.”
The Center wishes to invite people to develop presentations, events, exhibitions, performances, Center programs, and scholarly works for publication to be completed over the next three years. These projects, including book launches, will debut primarily but not exclusively at the annual Mormon Arts Center Festivals in New York City.Read More
Glen Nelson: Hello and welcome to the Mormon Art Center's Studio Podcast. In this episode, we'll sit down with historian Richard Lyman Bushman to discuss his new book, The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History. The book is just out, published by Yale University Press, and it gives me an excuse to get Richard into the interviewee's chair and pummel him with questions about the meaning of life or if not that, at least the meaning of his latest book. Welcome Richard.Read More
We're very happy to announce that Andrew Maxfield’s composition, They All Saw a Cat, which the Mormon Arts Center commissioned and premiered at our Festival is having another life. On September 29, the BYU Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor Kory Katseanes, will give the orchestral premiere of the work as part of a free family concert series at Brigham Young University.Read More