Our Mission

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The Museum enhances the University’s academic mission and furthers the appreciation and enjoyment of the visual arts for the general public by fostering critical thinking and visual literacy through the interdisciplinary exploration of art, ideas, and experience.

To realize our mission we:


  • Audiences through shared experiences with art.
  • Community organizations to create a stronger sense of place through art.
  • Current and future patrons of the arts in Utah County and beyond.
  • Diverse audiences, including: Students and faculty, the broader University community, the local community, the State of Utah, and the arts and cultural community.


  • Arts learning through exhibitions, programs, and teaching.
  • Interdisciplinary partnerships that embrace our role as a university and a community art museum.
  • Progressive art education programming for the public of all ages through collaborative programming and exhibitions.


  • Excellence in visual arts research, teaching, interpretation, exhibition, and programming.
  • Exhibition, interpretation, and creation of artwork as a means of raising awareness about social, political, economic, and environmental issues facing our society.
  • Development and preservation of collections in accordance with museum standards and best practices.
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Museum Hours

Tuesday: 1 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday – Monday
The Museum follows UVU’s calendar for holiday and inclement weather closures.

To arrange visits for large groups (10 or more), kindly refer to our Groups information section.

Meet our Staff

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Courtney Davis

Executive Director 

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Emily Johnsen

Associate Director

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Jessica Kramer

Collections and Exhibitions Manager

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Taylor Wright

Exhibition Designer



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Lisa Jensen

Arts Educator

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Caroline Marcyes

Visitor Services Coordinator

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Pat Debenham

Arts Education Assistant

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Talia Taylor

Visitor Services and Museum Store Assistant

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Eden Christensen

Student Employee

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Savannah Clyde

Student Employee

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Quetzal Martinez

Student Employee

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Sydney Naluai

Student Employee

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Whitney Willardson

Student Employee



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