The Salt Lake Art Center has received a $5,000 grant from the Staples Foundation for Learning. The grant will be used to help fund three art programs that assist children from low-income families, at-risk teens and children from home shelters: KidsmART, ArtWORKS and ARTbytes.

The Southern Utah University Department of Art and Design will feature printmaker Brent Haddock in this week's Art Insights presentation. The event will be Thursday evening at 7 in the J.L. Sorenson Physical Education Building, Room 101. Haddock will present "Making and Selling Nontoxic Prints in Utah." The event is free and open to the public.

The Center for Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology will present "Meta: Media Experiments in Technology and the Arts" this Thursday and Friday evening at 7. The two-evening event includes installations, visual art and performances by faculty and students in the New Media Wing of the Art and Architecture Building (formerly the Museum of Fine Arts). General admission is $5; faculty and students get in free with ID.

The Utah County Art Board announces a call for entries for its juried Spring Show that will run April 30-June 29 in the Utah County Gallery (151 S. University Ave., Utah County Health and Justice Building). For art specifications and more information, call 491-7288 or 754-3605 or e-mail

The Salt Lake Art Center, 20 S. West Temple, will host another of its Art Talks this Wednesday evening at 7. Community members will discuss "An Ugly Confrontation: Domestic Violence Dissected and Discussed." The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 328-4201 or visit

The Rockwood Art Studios, 1062 & 1064 E. 2100 South, will have its semiannual open house this Friday, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, 4-7 p.m. For more information call 467-3694 or e-mail

Ogden City Arts announces a call for entries for Ogden/Weber County artists who wish to be part of creating an installation. The finished piece will remain in front of Ogden City Arts for six months. For more information call Dori Mosher at 393-3866.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Utah Artists Project announces a call for entries for its second annual "Vision and Voices" exhibit that features work by artists with a mental illness. The exhibit will be at Phillips Gallery, 444 E. 200 South, from June 15-July 13. Deadline for submissions is May 1. For more details, contact Jacque Smithe at 273-4091.

The Intermountain Society of Artists announces a call for entries for its 2007 Spring Show. This year the exhibit will be at the Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 745 S. Main, from May 11-June 8. For more information and to download an entry form, visit