Events on Temple Square and in Salt Lake City
Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, is home to many groups dedicated to the arts. Many performances are held each month, and admission is generally free, with a few exceptions. Admission is, however, limited to visitors age 8 and older. For more information, call (801) 240-3323 or visit lds.org/events.
Ongoing Events on Temple Square
Thursdays, 8:00 p.m.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsals
Weekdays and Saturdays at noon and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Church History Museum
The museum is located across from Temple Square on West Temple Street.
Admission is free.
Daily 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Exhibits focusing on the life of Jesus Christ, ancient and modern prophets, the construction of the Salt Lake Temple, and the importance of families.
North and South Visitors’ Centers
Events on Temple Square
To read about General Conference time (early April and early October) at Temple Square, please go here.
Friday, May 31
The Bells on Temple Square will present “Bells in Motion,” its annual spring concert, on Friday, May 31, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle.
Easter Exhibit in the Church History Museum
This exhibit includes contemporary and historical works of art depicting the final week of the Savior’s mortal ministry. The exhibition is free to the public and will be on display through June 17, 2013.
The display includes a relief sculpture in gold entitled The Sacrament of the Last Supper by world famous twentieth-century Spanish artist Salvador Dalí as well as a fired ceramic blackware pottery set of the The Last Supper by world renowned Navajo artist Harrison Begay, Jr. It also features a number of interpretive pieces that invite patrons to consider the broader effect of Easter events in their personal lives.
The Church History Museum is located directly west of Temple Square at 45 North West Temple Street in Salt Lake City. The museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and most holidays. The museum will be closed on Easter Sunday. For more information, contact the museum at 801-240-4615 or visit history.lds.org/place/church-history-museum.
Events in Salt Lake City
The Leonardo: Mummies of the World
Opening Feb 16
The New York Times calls it “Magical and Mythical.” Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, presents a collection of naturally and intentionally preserved mummies.
Enter the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science, engaging interactives and multi-media exhibits, the exhibition reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people. Mummies from every region of the world offer unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.
This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies and important artifacts from Asia, Oceania, South America, Europe, as well as ancient Egypt, dating as far back as 6,500 years.
Visit theleonardo.org for more info.
Sessions@The Leonardo Presents Kickstarter’s Charles Adler
Area Universities Announce Their Performance Seasons:
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Bike Share Website Launch
On Sale Now
A Bike Share program is a network of many Bike Share stations, where members can take ANY bike, from ANY station, as many times as they like for a small membership fee. A 24-hour Access Pass, 7-day or Annual Membership lets you take UNLIMITED 30min trips at no extra charge! Every time you dock a bike, you get a fresh 30min.
Instead of renting one specific bike (bike rental), your GREENbike Membership gives you access to ALL THE BIKES at every downtown Bike Share station. Return your GREENbike to ANY Bike Share station so someone else can take a ride.
Visit greenbikeslc.org to become a member.
The Color Run Returns to SLC
Registration Open Now
Race August 24
The Color Run™, the largest 5k event series in the nation, will be returning home to Salt Lake City on August 24, 2013. Registration for the event is now open to individuals, families and teams.
With no winners or official times, The Color Run celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality, bringing the community together to create a five-kilometer canvas of colorful fun in which thousands of participants have different colors thrown on them at each kilometer.
Visit TheColorRun.com for more info. Use Code “COLORDTOWN” for $5 off.
Worried about parking when you come downtown? Don’t be. We have over 25,000 parking spaces in addition to a wonderful public transportation program. For more information, check out the link here.