Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 745 S. Main, Bountiful, will host a special lecture as part of its "Reunion Exhibition" on Friday evening at 7. Robert Olpin, Vern Swanson and William Seifrit will discuss the art and importance of LeConte Stewart and Alvin Gittins. For more information call 292-0367.
Weber State University Union Building, second floor Breezeway, will exhibit art by Ruby Chacn, in conjunction with the La Raza Youth Conference, on Friday. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utah State University's Visiting Artist Program will host a lecture by photography critic A.D. Coleman on Monday evening at 7 in the Eccles Conference Center, Room 216. Coleman will discuss "Hypermedia Arcades: Open Platforms, Open Sources, Open Forms." A former columnist for the Village Voice, New York Times and the New York Observer, Coleman's essays appear in magazines around the globe. For more information, call 435-797-7373.
Appleframe Gallery, 70 N. Main in Bountiful, will host "LeConte Stewart Country," featuring invited plein air painters who will paint on location in Davis, Weber, Morgan and surrounding counties then hold a "Wet Paintings Sale" Friday and Saturday. Participating artists are Rob Adamson, Ken Baxter, Michael Bingham, Keith Bond, Scott Brough, G. Russell Case, Linda Curley Christensen, Rob Colvin, Nancy Crookston, Jerry Fuhriman, Susan Gallacher, Glen Hawkins, Phyllis Horne, Colleen Howe, John Hughes, David Koch, Elva Malin, Steve McGinty, Kirk Randle, Jaren Sanders, A.D. Shaw, J. Ken Spencer, Bryan Taylor, Diane Turner, Larry Wade and Simon Winegar. For more information call 298-1227.
Entrada Institute will host artist Frank McEntire at the Robber's Roost Bookstore, Main Street in Torrey, Saturday evening at 7:30. McEntire will discuss and show slides of his work. For more information, call 435-425-3141.
Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo campus, will open the first phase of its re-installation of its permanent collection of American art Thursday on the museum's lower level. The "Envisioning America" section of "American Dreams" will be in the Russell & Phyllis Marriott, Milton & Gloria Barlow and Robert W. & Amy Barker galleries. The remaining two sections will open Feb. 24, 2006, on the museum's main floor. For more information, call 422-8251.