Thomas F. Rugh will be stepping down as executive director of the Museum of Utah Art & History to accept a position with his former employer, TIAA-CREF. Rugh will continue to serve as a board member, his assignment being Chair of the National Advisory Council.

Universe City Department of Visual Arts, 2556 Washington Blvd., Ogden, will host an Art Talk on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Suzanne Storer will discuss her ceramics and drawings on display in the gallery. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 489-4589.

Juniper Sky Gallery and Datura Gallery, 851 N. and 845 N. Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, will hold "The Art of Giving" holiday sale on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Participating artists are Laurie Burns, Hollymae Pendergast, Susan Cary and Ben Behunin. For more information call 435-674-1994 or 435-674-9595.

The Intermountain Society of Artists will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday evening at 7 at Wheeler Historical Farm, 6351 S. 900 East in Murray. For more information visit

The E Street Gallery, 82 E St., will close its doors on Nov. 30 after exhibiting local artists in all mediums for over five years. Beginning Tuesday, the gallery will begin a sale to liquidate its inventory. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information call 359-2979.

Twiggs & Moore Gallery, 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan, will host artist Liz Lemon Swindle on Saturday from 5-8 p.m. Swindle will sign prints of her religious works. For more information call 255-3004.

Mayor Peter M. Corron and the Salt Lake County Council invite the public to view recently acquired art in the Salt Lake County Art Collection. An "Art-For-All" public reception will be held Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. at the Salt Lake County Government Center, North Building Atrium (2001 S. State).