The Folk Arts Program documents, supports, and publicly presents the traditional arts and lifeways of Utah’s cultural communities.
Utah Folklife Podcast
Folk Arts Collection
Chase Home Museum
Mondays in the Park: This free concert series, produced in partnership with Salt Lake City Arts Council, is held on Monday evenings in July and August at the Chase Home Museum in Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park.
Folk Arts Workshops: Learn more about diverse folk art traditions. Spend time at the Chase Home with local folk artists in these hands-on workshops. Artists, dates, and prices vary. Visit the Chase Home Facebook page for the most up-to-date info on workshops.
Funding to support folk, ethnic, and traditional arts is available on an annual basis. The opportunities assist individual artists and cultural communities in developing, perpetuating, or presenting their own traditional art forms.
- Folk Arts Apprenticeships support master folk artists to pass on cultural traditions to selected students.
- Folk Arts Cultural Preservation Grants assist individual artists, organizations, and cultural communities in documenting and presenting their traditional art forms.
More information about our grants can be found here.