April Challenge.

Our Challenge to you this month is to visit an Art Museum.

Shanna and Elizabeth visited the  Springville Museum of Fine Art in Springville Utah which is about  1 1/2 hours south of where they live.

The Springville Museum of Fine Art is Utah’s first museum for the visual fine arts. Dedicated as a “Sanctuary of Beauty and a Temple of Contemplation” by David O. McKay, the Museum houses over 2,600 works. Utah art, twentieth-century Soviet Realist art and American art, comprise the Museum’s permanent collection.

With over 15 exhibitions annually, the Museum is a key promoter and contributor to the arts in Utah. Artwork is displayed throughout 29 galleries in this 45,000 square foot facility and a beautiful outdoor sculpture garden.

Visiting an art museum offers a plethora of benefits, enriching both mind and soul. Firstly, it provides a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in diverse cultural experiences, allowing visitors to explore various art forms, styles, and historical periods. This exposure fosters cultural appreciation and understanding, promoting empathy and tolerance. Additionally, art museums stimulate creativity and critical thinking, encouraging viewers to interpret and analyze artworks, thereby enhancing cognitive skills. Moreover, the serene ambiance of galleries offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life, promoting relaxation and mental well-being. Beyond personal enrichment, art museums also contribute to community development and tourism, attracting visitors from near and far. Ultimately, a visit to an art museum transcends mere sightseeing; it becomes a transformative journey of discovery, inspiration, and enlightenment.

Let’s have a traveling museum visit tour and all be inspired to paint!

We’d love for you to share your experience and maybe your favorite painting from the museum  in our Facebook Inspired to Paint Students page so we can all be inspired!