ACME Session | Railroad Stories: Community Voices and Regional Perspectives

Wed, Mar 20
  • 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Transporting the UMFA into the community, ACME Sessions are a series of public meetups where participants can imagine and articulate new models of education and community engagement through hands-on activities and dialogue. Bimonthly Sessions are held at Salt Lake City Public Library branches and bring together Salt Lake City’s most creative, inventive, and cross-disciplinary minds to explore relevant topics and issues within society.Presenters in the Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium:Katherine Kitterman, Historical Director, Better Days 2020Darren Parry, Chairman, Northwestern Band of the Shoshone NationJudge Michael Kwan, President, Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants AssociationFred E. Woods, Professor, Church History & Doctrine, Brigham Young University Luminaria Presenters and activity leaders:Luminaria co-founders Christine Baczek and David Hyams will discuss the photographic technologies and challenges of the Race to Promontory era, provide sample prints and plates for handling, and share photographic equipment used to create those images. Exhibition Programming & Lecture Sponsor: The Hal R. and Naoma J. Tate Foundation

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