Park City and Summit County offer an array of non-recreational activities during the summer

Although Park City’s summers offer an abundance of hiking, biking, fly-fishing, boating, and other warm-season activities, the mountain town also has plenty of non-recreational offerings. Visitors and residents can enjoy gallery walks at the end of the month, visits to the Park City Museum and the Alf Engen Ski Museum, outdoor concerts and movies, and more.

Below is a list of local organizations that help make Park City a vibrant and unique mountain town destination.

“Hometown Heroes” exhibition by Lindsey Vonn, added this year. Photo credit: Jon Green

Alf Engen Ski Museum at Utah Olympic Park
3419 Olympic Parkway.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Phone: 435-658-4240
Created in 1989, the Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation aims to preserve the history of skiing in the Intermountain region. To do this, the museum continues to showcase the contributions of local athletes, winter sports icons and others who have made their mark in the development, competition, safety, innovation and methods of teaching winter sports.
The museum also includes a hall of fame wall, historical equipment and a room dedicated to the 2002 Olympics.

Egyptian theater
328 Main Street.
Phone: 855-745-SHOW
Although the Egyptian Theatre, with a mission to enrich lives through the performing arts, has been a Main Street staple since the late 1800s. More recent performers have included Los Lobos, Dennis Quaid, Dar Williams and The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Upcoming concerts will include
Ana Popovic, Blitzen Trapper and the Jayhawks.

Kimball Center for the Arts
1401 Kearns Blvd.
Phone: 435-649-8882
The Kimball Art Center, known locally as KAC, offers free, world-class art exhibits and educational opportunities for visitors and local residents. KAC inspires and connects people through art by introducing visitors to creative process educational programs, including art classes
and artist presentations. The center’s newest exhibit, “More Than a Thousand Words,” features the work of 10 artists from Oakland’s Creative
Growth Art Center, will be presented until August 14.

Park City Movie
Phone: 503-866-8444
Park City Film is a non-profit, arthouse film organization showcasing the best of independent feature films, the documentary world and local filmmakers. Its mission is to create a community through cinema and offers a range of screenings. In the summer, Park City Film usually presents outdoor screenings through partnerships with different local organizations.

J GO Gallery Park City Gallery
J GO Gallery will showcase new acrylic works from Taralee Guild’s “Cathedral of Nature” series during the return of the Park City Gallery Association’s monthly walk. Photo courtesy of J GO Gallery.

Park City Gallery Association
The Park City Gallery Association offers the Last Friday Gallery Walk on the last Friday of every month. The walks, which feature 19 participating visual art galleries, typically run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and are free and open to the public.

Park City Institute
Phone: 435-655-3114
Park City Institute, formerly known as Park City Performing Arts Foundation, is a nonprofit organization that produces world-class performances and innovative ideas for the community. Founded in 1998, PCI showcases emerging and established artists in music, dance and theatre. It also offers outreach programs of these artists to local students.

Park Public Library
1255 Park Avenue
Phone: 435-615-5600
The Park City Library offers a program of literacy-inspired programs, including book clubs, classes for toddlers and parents, outdoor yoga, and live music on the patio. He recently opened the Sustainability Resource Center which includes a rotating exhibit of books and information focusing on different sustainability topics for teens and adults, an EcoPower bike, which generates electricity that feeds back into the grid , a green wall filled with plants that purify the air, an indoor herb and vegetable garden that is used to promote healthy eating and feed the library’s resident guinea pigs, and a seed library, where members of the public can fill out a form and take home up to six packets of seeds at a time to plant in their home gardens.

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Park City Museum
528 Main Street.
Telephone: 435-649-7457
The Park City Museum is dedicated to the preservation, protection, and promotion of Park City’s history and culturally significant historic sites. It does this through permanent exhibits that follow the city from its Wild West mining days to becoming an international mecca for winter sports. The museum also hosts local history activities, offers traveling exhibits in its Tozer Gallery, and presents lectures on Park City history.

Summit County Library
Kimball Junction Branch
1885 W.Ute Blvd.
Phone: 435-615-3900
The Kimball Junction branch of the Summit County Library is one of three Summit County Library branches in the area. The other two are located at
82 N. 50 East in Coaville and 110 N. Main St. in Kamas. Summit County Library branches are offering “Oceans of Possibilities” activities that include summer reading challenges, launch parties, storytimes and more this summer.

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