UVU and BYU are cultural hotspots in Utah Valley

Monday, December 07, 2015

Wherever there is a university, there is likely to be plenty of opportunity for cultural activities. The Utah Valley is home to Utah Valley University (UVU) in Orem and Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo.


Utah Valley University is the second largest four-year institution in the Utah System of Higher Education, educating 33,000 students. UVU’s School of the Arts offers concerts, plays, a theatre camp, ballet, and jazz performances. It is home to the Woodbury Art Museum, which has a permanent collection of over 200 art works and hosts several exhibitions each year. If sports are your thing, UVU has a full roster of men’s and women’s athletics. The team name is the Wolverines.


Brigham Young University is located in Provo at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, with its distinctive letter “Y” gracing the side of Y Mountain. It educates over 30,000 students per year. BYU is home to the Museum of Art, “one of the largest and best-attended art museums in the Mountain West.” It offers numerous exhibitions, programs, and events. In addition to the museum, BYU has several visual arts galleries. The public can also attend musical, theatrical, and dance performances. The university’s team name for athletics is the Cougars.


If you’re looking for some culture, be sure to check out UVU and BYU. They’re not just for students.


Utah Valley University: http://www.uvu.edu/

Brigham Young University: http://home.byu.edu/home/

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