Happy New Year From The Leonardo!

Haworth receives Governor’s Mansion Artist Award.

Jann Haworth, creative director at The Leonardo, received the Utah’s Governor’s Mansion Artist Award for Visual Arts and the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in June 2017.


Artist from Sudan, Dominic Raimondo, brings creativity to the visitors of The Leonardo.

The Leonardo partners with artist, Dominic Raimondo, one of the former lostboys of Sudan, to host a clay bull workshop during Welcoming Week.


Programs for the public happen all year long. We were fortunate to partner with Salt Lake Design Week to bring Lance Wyman to our museum.

Salt Lake Design Week and The Leonardo host “An Evening With Lance Wyman” on October 19. Lance shared his experience creating the look of the games for the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. His graphic system has been cited as “one of the most successful in the evolution of visual identification.”


Pixie and the Party Grass Boys launch debut CD at the Leonardo.

Local band, Pixie and The Partygrass Boys play at The Leonardo for their first ever live-in-studio album release in June.


Yearly Innovation Idol competition held this year took an unexpected turn this year as fifth graders awarded funds to the most innovative idea.

Leo After Hours is a quarterly event that covers entrepreneurs, sustainable energy, flight technology, and more.


New York City receives live broadcast of Geralyn Dreyfus from The Leonardo on 50/50 Day.

In May 2017, The Leonardo joined the global conversation of gender inclusiveness and equal representation through multiple showings of Tiffany Shlain’s film ‘50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present and Future of Women and Power’, to the public. 


Education at The Leonardo receives national award from IEEE for STEAM education.


Wine and dine events at The Leonardo continue to sell out.

Libations @ The Leonardo partners with The Wine Academy of Utah and local chefs for incredible monthly dining events.


Young entrepreneurs compete for the most innovative project during Mind Riot at The Leonardo.

Mind Riot is a three-day entrepreneurship competition designed for Utah high school students that want to change the world. Students will learn about social entrepreneurship from professionals in the fields of science, business and technology. Students will form teams and design a product or service that would solve a social problem.


Events for adults at The Leonardo continue to grow!

The Leonardo After Dark partners with local alcohol distilleries, performers, DJs, bands, and more to bring a unique experience to the museum for our 21+ audience.


Advocates for LGBTQ initiatives. Bruce Bastian and Kate Kendall receive keys to the city at The Leonardo.

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski chose National Coming Out Day to honor longtime LGBTQ activist Kate Kendall and philanthropist Bruce Bastian with a Key to the City at The Leonardo.


Reached 1.25 million visitors this year!


All of these are made possible from generous contributions made from YOU! Your support and donations help us make a difference in the community. We ended 2017 on a high note and want to carry the success to 2018. Consider donating today and keep the spirit of creativity and innovation alive!


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