Race to Promontory:The Transcontinental Railroad & the American West Exhibition Premiere Celebration

Thu, Jan 31
  • 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Celebration | 6-9 pm | Remarks at 7 pmCelebrate the sesquicentennial of “The Wedding of the Rails” at Promontory Summit with the UMFA! Click here to learn more.Be among the first to see The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West documenting one of the world’s most important achievements: the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869.Join us to kick off the statewide celebration of Spike 150! Enjoy delicious food and drinks with our community and celebrate this remarkable exhibition of over 150 photographs, stereographs, and other historical memorabilia from the collection of Union Pacific Railroad Museum.Cocktail Attire | 21 years and over invitedSmall plates, desserts, and craft cocktailsPurchase tickets by January 14, 2019. Click here to find links for purchasing tickets.The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West is organized by the Joslyn Art Museum and Union Pacific Railroad MuseumExhibition SponsorsGeorge S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, Presenting SponsorUnion PacificThe State of UtahUtah Division of Arts & MuseumsSpike 150 CommissionProgramming and Lecture SponsorThe Hal R. and Naoma J. Tate FoundationThe Race to Promontory Celebration Host CommitteeVirginia Barlage, chairToni BloombergTom and Lynn FeyCarolyn and Kem GardnerSue and Al LandonSuzanne MarquardtMary S. McCarthey and Tom McCartheyMarcia and John PriceNaoma TateDiane and Sam Stewart 

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