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Creative Spark

It’s no secret that the stunning landscapes of southern Utah are a favorite for artists. The vistas and formations of Zion National Park, the sweeping desert views, the intricate formations of Bryce Canyon National Park, have all found their way onto canvas, print, or digital art. Spark creativity with a visit to the Southern Utah Museum of Art before heading out to create a masterpiece of your own. This state-of-the-art museum on the campus of Southern Utah University features the artwork of regional artists known for their landscapes, as well as emerging and distinguished artists from around the country. The robust collection from local artist Jimmie F. Jones exemplifies the beautiful landscapes of the area. Pick up a canvas and supplies from the Kolob Gallery art store in Cedar City before seeking the perfect landscape for your

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next piece. Experience the colors, shapes, and structures of southern Utah’s national parks in a whole new way with a creative medium of your choice. Sit beside a spring and listen to the babble of the water over stones as you recreate the landscape before you. Recreate the view over the twisting and sweeping crimson formations of Cedar Breaks National monument from an overlook. Or capture the breathtaking moment of turning the corner in Kolob Canyons as the cliffs of Kolob rise to meet you. With wide-open spaces, beautiful places, and wonder waiting to be discovered at every turn, Cedar City is an ideal place to take a breath, take a breath, and step away.V For information VisitCedarCity.com

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