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The Arts — Youth

Many of the U's arts and culture entities offer a variety of programs for children and families. From painting to acting to planting to dancing, there's an enriching activity for everyone in the family.

Natural History Museum Family Programs

Learn More About Natural History Museum Family ProgramsDig deep into the natural wonders of the world with immersive learning and hands-on activities from the paleontologists and scientists at the world class Natural History Museum of Utah.

Preparatory Music Program

Learn More About Preparatory Music Program The School of Music has been developing the talents of young musicians for more than 30 years on instruments such as guitar, organ, piano, and the strings.

Red Butte Garden Youth & Family Programs

Learn More About Red Butte Garden Youth & Family Programs The Red Butte Garden is a wonderful place for the family to enjoy the outdoors and to learn about the vegetation and animal life that abounds in the gardens. From summer camps to Saturday classes, Red Butte Garden is teeming with activity.

Tanner Dance Program

Learn More About Tanner Dance Program At the Virginia Tanner Dance Program, the studio—now located in the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex—is a sanctuary for children, where they can step into an environment that nurtures positive growth and development.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts Family & Children's Programs

Learn More About Utah Museum of Fine Arts Family & Children's Programs The UMFA has an array of opportunities for children and their families to explore the world of art that is accessible at the state's flagship fine arts museum. 

Youth Education Art Classes

Learn More About Youth Education Art Classes The creative juices will flow in these art classes that will elevate skills. Get the hands dirty with sculpture, dabble in watercolors, show the world a sense of style, be an architect for a week, or let the comic book heroes take flight through the U's Youth Education Program. 

Youth Theatre

Learn More About Youth Theatre The University’s Youth Theatre is dedicated to empowering youth to skillfully participate in the performing arts as a vehicle to explore their creativity, engage in their community and think critically about the world. For over 25 years, Youth Theatre has provided high quality theatre arts programs for young people along the Wasatch Front.

We are proud to launch our new Create Success Initiative: students’ comprehensive destination for resources and reminders to help them make their academic dreams into realities. It’s all based on data we crunched from our alumni about what made them most successful. We boiled down all their tips and experiences into one place with links to help current students get connected to academic resources, extracurricular activities, financial aid information, academic advisors and more. So, students: bookmark, pin, favorite and revisit often to create your own success.

Create Success Initiative

October 16, 2018

Last Updated: 6/20/17