Self-Guided Campus Art Tours

The University of Utah is admired for its beautiful campus, but did you know that the U’s impressive buildings are filled with awe-inspiring art? These pieces of hidden gems (literally - be sure to visit the Sutton geology building) are accessible to the public, and allows visitors to see pieces of art typically shown in a museum. Visit any of these art pieces for free and at your own leisure. Please visit the building’s website for information on hours and public access.

Frederick Albert Sutton Building 

Frederick Albert Sutton Building

Frederick Albert Sutton Building
115 South 1460 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 - MAP

The Frederick Albert Sutton building is the home of the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah. This innovative "green" building showcases beautiful displays and art pieces related to earth sciences. Use the Quick Response Codes to access your own self-guided tour or watch Professor Marjorie A. Chan's virtual tour on YouTube, as she guides you through the building's stunning displays.

James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building (USTAR)

USTAR building
James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building
36 South Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 - MAP

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The Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) was established in 2006 through the leadership and vision of the Utah Legislature and the Governor to leverage science and technology innovation in support of Utah’s economy. Through this initiative, the James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building (USTAR) was built to integrate university and industry research. Known as one of the most technically advanced buildings in the state of UTAH, the USTAR building has wide-opened lab spaces and is filled with beautiful art related to science.  Below are few of the magnificent pieces you will see on your visit to the USTAR Building. You can also access a list of USTAR art on the Utah Division of Arts & Museums website.

John & Marva Warnock Engineering Building 

 Warnock Engineering Building

John & Marva Warnock Engineering Building
72 Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 - MAP

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The John and Marva Warnock Engineering Building is the academic home for engineering and computer science students at the University of Utah. The building is named for University of Utah alumni John and Marva Warnock who are pioneers and founders of the information age. For more information on the building's design and history, please visit Warnock Engineering Facilities Management

John R. Park Building 

john r park building

John R. Park Building 
201 Presidents Circle 
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 - MAP

The John R. Park building was built in 1914 in honor of the University of Utah's first president, Dr. John Rockey Park. The building is a historic wonder with beautiful wall murals, grand marble staircases, a bronze statue of Dr. Park, and several portrait paintings of the presidents who served at the U.