The Museum’s focus is consistently centered on traditional aesthetic values through Utah, Soviet, and American art.
The collection of over 2,500 works consists of art in these three artistic concentrations. The collection of Utah art, has more than 1,500 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures ranging from early pioneer to contemporary works of art. The 20th-century Russian and Soviet art is mostly in the Soviet Impressionist and Soviet Realist styles, dealing with political, social and economic aspects of the former USSR. And the American art collection holds realist paintings and sculpture from 1900-1960.
Diverse media examine the icons that shape the visions of the American West
Quilts of all styles and sizes
Works from the permanent collection explore 3 types of sanctuaries
Works celebrate a diversity of religious experience and belief
Explores the first artistic expressions of the LDS faith in the 60's and 70's
Artworks explore the influence of family history on personal identity
Works depict the different phases and elements of the Hero's Journey