Jun
1
Mon
2020
SoJo Summerfest in a Box
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

10:00 am – 7:00 pm – While supplies last

10778 S. Redwood Road

Come pick up a box of fun activities for you and your family. Each box is designed for a family of 5, families of 6 or more can pick up two boxes.

Proof of South Jordan City residency is required to receive a box.

Boxes will be offered to South Jordan Residents on Monday June 1 and any remaining will be offered for pickup to non-residents on Tuesday June 2.

Box 1 Box 2 Box 3
3 Pieces of Chalk
Letter Stencil
Bubble Concentrate
Bubble Wand
Magic Water Balloons
Temporary Tattoos
Ball & Mit Game (Lighted Ball)
Binoculars
Temporary Tattoos
Kickball
Hopscotch Puck
Temporary Tattoos

 

Jun
3
Wed
2020
SoJo Summerfest Virtual Mermaid Craft @ Virtual
Jun 3 all-day

Under the sea, everything is…craftier? On Wednesday, June 3rd, our SoJo Mermaids will be on video teaching viewers how to make special mermaid play dough.

Jun
5
Fri
2020
SoJo Summerfest Float N’ Floats
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Enter from 2200 W. and Park Road, or 11010 S. and Redwood Rd.

How about a parade, but in reverse! In this event, you pull up to get a refreshing root beer float (while supplies last) to enjoy as you ride in your vehicle past fantastic floats.

Jun
6
Sat
2020
SoJo Summerfest Best In SoJo Pet Show @ Virtual
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

 Watch our Best in SoJo Pet Show, hosted by Mayor Dawn Ramsey and Mrs. Utah 2020 on Saturday, June 6th at 9:00 am for the winners here and on the City’s Facebook page.

Join us live for the Best in SoJo Pet Show! Thanks for participating and congrats to all the winners. Don’t miss this “petacular” event!

Jun
11
Thu
2020
South Jordan Resident: Light Pole Banner Contest @ Online Submissions
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm

The South Jordan Arts Council is requesting South Jordan Residents to submit artwork for a Light Pole Banner Contest. All submissions must be family-friendly and appropriate for all ages. The goal of this project is to display artwork on light poles around the City to add vibrancy to the street. Designs that are bright, colorful, and represent South Jordan in a positive light are encouraged.  **2 artwork submissions per person**

Reminders:

  • Banners will be approximately 20 feet off of the ground
  • Vehicles will be driving past these banners, only allowing for a quick glance at the artwork
  • Simplistic, colorful designs look best

Contest ends on July 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm

The South Jordan Arts Council has sole decision-making authority. Selected artists will be contacted with more information on the banner creation process.

Contact sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov with questions.

Light Pole Banner Contest

  • Accepted file types: bmp, jpg, jpeg, gif, pdf, png, tif, tiff, raw, jfif, exif, ppm, webp.
  • The following terms and conditions shall also apply:
    • By submitting artwork to the SoJo Light Pole Banner Contest, Applicant understands and agrees that the City may use any artwork submitted, whether timely or not, for the City's own purposes, including (but not limited to) marketing campaigns, social media sites, websites, and official documents and publications, and may make any edits to said artworks or combine said artworks with other images and media, which the City, in its sole discretion, chooses to make.
    • Applicant represents and warrants that any artwork submitted to the SoJo Light Pole Banner Contest by Applicant is the original products of the Applicant, and does not violate any intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any kind enjoyed by any individual or entity, nor do any of Applicant's submissions feature artwork or intellectual property created or owned by another individual or entity.
    • Applicant agrees to execute such other documents and to take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to further the purposes of this Agreement.
    • Applicant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the City against all claims, damages, lawsuits, losses, liabilities, liens, costs, citations, penalties, fines and expenses, including (but not limited to) attorneys' fees, arising out of or resulting from the submission of Applicant's submitted artwork.
    • Time is of the essence with this Agreement, as well as every term, covenant, and condition contained herein.
    • If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall, nevertheless, be construed, performed, and enforced as if the invalidated or unenforceable provision had not been included I the text of the Agreement.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Jul
6
Mon
2020
Summering in SoJo @ Online
Jul 6 – Aug 23 all-day

Download the GooseChase app and search for “Summering in SoJo” for weekly activities.

Prizes will be awarded to random participants daily, winners will be notified through the GooseChase app. Prizes include a cooler backpack, fanny packs, and water bottles.

Each week we will:

  • Watch the weeks themed movie on Disney+, blu ray, dvd or any other medium.
  • Have activities and trivia based on the movie.
  • Have a Terrific Tuesday craft kit pick up at the Gale Center starting at 10:00 am, while supplies last. (Craft will also be based on the movie)
  • Visit different areas of South Jordan.
  • Have fun with your family!

Movies, dates and crafts:

Week 1: National Treasure (June 29 – July 5) Craft: Invisible Ink

Week 2: Brave (July 6 – 12) Craft: Family Tapestry

Week 3: Star Wars (any of them) (July 13 – 19) Craft: Glow in the Dark Sensory Bottles

Week 4: Captain Marvel (July 20 – 26) Craft: Flerken Slime

Week 5: Wall-E (July 26 – August 2) Craft: Grow Your Own Herbs

Week 6: Tangled (August 3 – 9) Craft: Paper Lanterns

Week 7: Cool Runnings (August 10 – 16) Craft: Backyard Olympic Medals

Week 8: Artemis Fowl (August 17 – 23) Craft: Treasure Hunt

Visit our social media pages for more information each week.

Jul
22
Wed
2020
Towne Center Crosswalk Mural(s) – RFP @ Online Application Only
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – Aug 7 @ 12:00 am

CALL FOR UTAH ARTISTS: Request for Proposals

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, August 6, 2020

COMMISSION BUDGET: $3,000 – for each crosswalk mural.

PROJECT BACKGROUND

The City of South Jordan and the South Jordan Arts Council are requesting proposals for the commissioning of two professional murals on the center crosswalks located at 1665 Towne Center Drive. As part of the South Jordan Art Council’s Vibrancy Project, the purpose of this project is to create a sense of community and add vibrancy to the Towne Center plaza. The plaza includes seating areas, picnic tables, restaurants, and local businesses.

The organizations mentioned above are pleased to provide an opportunity for any Utah artist or Utah artist lead team to respond to this RFP with a mural proposal. **Proposals can be for one or both crosswalks**

SITE DIMENSIONS

Crosswalk A: Length 18ft & Width 20ft                    Crosswalk B: Length 18ft & Width 17ft

ARTWORK GOALS

The South Jordan Arts Council seeks a site-specific mural that:

  • Is visually engaging for passersby and those who use and visit the plaza.
  • Is simplistic yet interesting – The designs should be simple enough to easily maintain them by a non-artist if desired.

PROJECT BUDGET & ELIGIBILITY

The total budget for this project is $6,000 ($3,000 per crosswalks, artists can create a proposal for one or both crosswalks). The budget is inclusive of artist’s fees and related expenses for design, include all costs associated with the creation and completion of the mural/artwork, including artists’ travel, prep work, materials, supplies, surface preparation, installation, and an anti-graffiti protective coating. Any fees incurred for design/artwork related engineering or assistance from any contractors shall be the responsibility of the artist.

DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

  • Artwork shall not contain any standards, traffic signals, or sign icons.
  • Artwork shall not contain logos, text, advertising, or promote a specific business, political party, or religion.
  • No directional markings.
  • Artwork must be contained within the white “stop arm” lines that are already painted on the crosswalk.
  • Colors will be limited to five (5) per crosswalk.
  • Unless otherwise requested and pre-approved, paint for the artwork must be one of the following brands/types:
    • Watco Anti-Slip Traffic Paint
    • Transpo Color-Safe Durable Pavement Marking Material (paint) – H&C
    • COLORTOP Water-Based Solid Color Concrete Stain available at Sherwin Williams
  • Colors: Colors utilized must be reproducible and the color name and number shall be submitted with this application.

PROJECT SCHEDULE

Application Deadline – Thursday, August 6, 2020

Notification of Artist Selection – Monday, August 17, 2020

Contract Preparation – Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Day 1 of Artwork Installation– Saturday, September 5, 2020**

Day 2 of Artwork Installation– Saturday, September 12, 2020**

**Installation will coincide with the South Jordan Farmers Market. Artists will only have two days (Saturday, September 5 and Saturday, September 12) to complete the murals.**

Dates are subject to change, except for the application deadline of Thursday, August 6, 2020.

SELECTION CRITERIA & PROCESS

The City of South Jordan and The South Jordan Arts Council will review all of the properly submitted applications and will recommend the artist/teams for the commission.

In selecting the artist/team for this project, the following criteria will be considered:

  • Final artwork that is one-of-a-kind, site-specific, and meets the project goals;
  • Artistic excellence, innovation, and originality as evidence by visual documentation and supporting materials;
  • The artist’s final work meets all operational, maintenance, American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), and public safety requirements;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and budget and to perform work in a timely, professional manner;
  • The artist’s professional experience is adequate to meet the demands of the project including the ability to work with stakeholders, project managers, and community members.

The artist or artist lead team selected for the project will sign an agreement with the City of South Jordan.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Submissions that arrive on or before 11:59 pm on Thursday, August 6, 2020 and meet all of the application requirements will be reviewed. To be considered for this project, applicants must submit all of the required materials via this website. There is no application fee to apply or to use the online application system. No other method of submission will be accepted. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. The applicant’s name must appear on all submitted materials.

Art Proposal

  • (first name _ last name.proposal.pdf) Artists must submit a color, scale visual rendering, and a written description including project intent, dimensions, materials and a preliminary budget. (2 pages maximum)
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, tiff, tif, doc, docx, odf.
  • (first name _ last name.title1.jpg, first name _ last name.title2.jpg, etc.) Three to five (3-5) jpeg images of unique examples of past work. If applicable, please provide examples of completed past work of similar, scope, scale, and budget. Each image must not exceed 1MB in size. Five images per application, not per team member. Each image must include the title, date of completion/installation, media, dimensions (height x width x depth, in feet), location, final project cost and a brief description of the work.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, tiff, tif.
  • (first name _ last name.references.pdf) A list of two professional references with contact information (name, title, organization, mailing address, phone number, email address), and relationship to each reference.
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, tiff, tif, doc, docx, odf.

All materials not specifically requested as part of this application or exceeding the maximum page length or format requirements will not be considered or reviewed by the Selection Committee.

Incomplete submissions or any application that has not been submitted within the parameters set forth above, as determined by the Arts Program Coordinator, will not be reviewed or considered.

QUESTIONS
All questions regarding this RFP are to be directed only to the Art Program Coordinator for the City of South Jordan at the email address listed below. Applications may be disqualified if any unsolicited contact related to this RFP is made with an employee of the City of South Jordan, the South Jordan Arts Council, or any project stakeholders and partners that are not the Arts Program Coordinator. All communication will occur electronically via email.

Contact: Haley Greene, sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov

Jul
24
Fri
2020
SoJo Plein Air Contest- Quick Draw @ Virtual Event
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm

SoJo Plein Air Contest – Quick Draw from afar! Since our 2020 Plein Air event was canceled in May due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are bringing the event to YOU from afar! This fun, fast-paced, Plein Air painting contest is open to all ages & abilities and is free to participate.

Submission Deadline: All art to be submitted via email to sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov by 5:00 pm on August 7, 2020.

Categories: Professional 18 years older, Amateur 18 years and older, or Youth 17 years old and younger.

Guidelines:

1. Artists have 3 hours to produce their art in one sitting.

2. Art must be produced in real life, either on location outdoors or indoors using still life. The art must be original work of the artist including the composition. *Please practice all social distancing recommendations.*

3. Any Medium may be used to produce the art, except for photography, computer-generated/assisted art, marker, or crayon.

4. Artists will photograph and submit the beginning blank canvas, ½ way at 1.5-hour progress, and then the final piece at 3 hours. All entries, with the attached three photos, should be emailed to sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov before the deadline.

5. When submitting, please enter one of the three categories: Professional 18 years and older, Amateur 18 years and older, or Youth 17 years old and younger. Please include name, category, age, city, title of work, mediums used, address, and phone number.

A final gallery of all submitted pieces will be posted on the City of South Jordan Facebook page and on this event page. Judging will be by a panel of experts and the top 3 winners in each category will receive a prize.

By entering this show artists allow the City of South Jordan and/or the South Jordan Arts Council to use their art images in advertising other art events without receiving compensation.

Art deadline: August 7, 2020

Aug
1
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Aug
8
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm