Programs & Events

Every year FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake hosts several programs to raise funds and awareness for our work.

Please check back soon for the latest updates on our upcoming events.

The Alfred Lambourne Prize

Alfred Lambourne Prize FRIENDS celebrates the relationship between local artists and one of Utah’s most precious natural resources, Great Salt Lake. Through artistic expressions, we enhance our capacity to build awareness about the Lake and our need to preserve and protect it for the future. In 2014, FRIENDS of Great…
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Why We Care

  • The Great Salt Lake evokes wonder and mystery alone, it's vastness and solitude a splendor to behold. The Spiral Jetty, by assuming the spiral shape referenced time and again by cultures and physicists, is a vehicle for contemplation, journeying, perfection. Robert Smithson chose the Great Salt Lake as a setting for his artwork thoughtfully. He knew the combination would be magical.

    Susan Kirby, Alfred Lambourne Prize Participant