Welcoming Week Salt Lake - 2019
Emerald Hills Institute | 3780 S West Temple #100 | 4 to 7 pm
An exhibit is highlighting stories of Turkish asylum seekers.
For more information visit event on Facebook.
Salt Lake City Main Library | 210 E 400 S
Features works from eight artists who represent a variety of backgrounds, countries of origin, political perspectives, and art practices, but all answer the same question: What does it mean to be American in Salt Lake City?
The Leonardo Museum | 209 E 500 S
An exhibit about a global community of creative change-makers addressing the issue of landmines to create sustainable peace and prosperity around the world.
Stories of Identify
The Chase Home Museum | Liberty Park | 1150 South Constitution Drive | 4 to 6 pm
Storytellers will share their experience with becoming American.
We, too, sing America: A Dialogue with Poet Willy Palomo
Downtown Salt Lake City | Between Main Street and West Temple on 300 South | 10 - 10:45 am
Poet Willy Palomo, the son of El Salvadorian refugees, will be leading a discussion surrounding his storytelling process through poetry.
“We, too, sing America” is part of “Celebration of the Hand: We Are Makers” a collaborative project inspired by the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®, which took place from August 9-11, 2019 at the Utah State Fairpark. Celebration of the Hand: We Are Makers will be on view in fourteen frames in downtown Salt Lake City through September 15, 2019. For information about the exhibit can be found here.
Sunnyvale Farmers Market | 4013 S 700 W | 12 - 2 pm
The Sunnyvale Farmers Market provides an avenue for local refugee farmers to sell their produce while developing business and marketing skills. The farmers specialize in growing specialty, culturally relevant, crops that are common in countries around the world but difficult to find and grow in the United States.
Center Civico | 155 S 600 W | 5 - 9 pm
Salt Lake County Library | 2266 E. Evergreen Ave | 7 to 8 pm
Multicultural stories, and music that embraces us all as we build common ground.
Salt Lake County | 2266 E. Evergreen Ave | 10:30 - 11:00 am
Storytime for toddlers at the Salt Lake County Library.
Central Park | 2797 S 200 E | 5 - 7 pm
The New Roots Farmers Market at Central Park provides an avenue for local refugee farmers to sell their produce while developing business and marketing skills. The farmers specialize in growing specialty, culturally relevant, crops that are common in countries around the world but difficult to find and grow in the United States.
Church & State | 370 S 300 E | 5 to 7 pm
Meet New American (former refugee and immigrant) entrepreneurs who are enriching Salt Lake City’s business landscape at this exciting pitch competition!
Rooted: Art from Home
Salt Lake City Main Library | 210 E 400 S | 6 to 9 pm
An immersive art event for youth artists to tell their stories of migration through five mediums: dance, film, fashion, and poetry, and still art.
The Gateway | 400 W 100 S | 11 am - 9 pm