Welcome to City Art

CITYART is a grass roots organization that provides a unique and refreshing forum for the literary arts by bringing together people who are interested in presenting and/or listening to poetry, short stories, memoirs, short plays, multi-media presentations, and other literary forms.

CITYART presents weekly programs at the wonderful downtown Salt Lake City Library featuring invited readers. Readings are presented on the first three Wednesday evenings of the school year months at 7pm. Programs are usually followed by an Open Reading at which audience members may briefly read from their own work. Interested audience members are encouraged to volunteer to help with future programs, or to help organize youth activities.

CITYART promotes the arts by providing public forums for artists to enable them to present their art to the Utah public. Our mission includes coordinating diverse artistic events, publishing and promoting the work of local poets and providing an Open Reading platform for our audiences.

Over the life of CITYART we have published volumes of poetry by Utah writers and a once yearly literary magazine, and sponsored workshops for students, in addition to the weekly reading series presented at the Salt Lake Public Library. We present 28-30 readings per year all free and open to the public. We occasionally bring in prominent out of state poets and writers.


CityArt welcomes your contribution!

A Warm Welcome

Video of our readings is now available!

Click here!http://www.youtube.com/user/slcityart/