ArtsThe Arts Council organizes engaging cultural events to promote community interest, involvement and education in the arts.

 Past events sponsored by the arts council includeZAP literacy and photography contests, community orchestra concerts and our growing community theater productions. Past shows include "Fiddler on the Roof," "The Wizard of Oz," "Cinderella," "The Music Man," "Shrek, The Musical" and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers."

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Annie Cast Set

You can bet your bottom dollar that  the CH Arts Council summer musical  "Annie" is full of some great local talent. 

Auditions were held on Tuesday April 25 and Thursday  April 27, and the cast is now set.

Here they are:

Annie cast
annie“Annie” opens Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29 (with an additional matinee at 12:30 p.m.). The show will also be presented on July 31, and August 4-5.

All evening shows begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Butler Middle School Auditorium (7800 South 2700 East).

Tickets will go on sale in early July. Check back here or the Cottonwood Heights Arts Council Facebook page for previews and updates on the show.


  We Need Your Power Pole Art

power pole artWant a challenge? Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is looking for artists of all abilities to submit ideas for our power pole art project.

Entries are due May 15th. Chosen Participants will be notified by June 8, 2017.  

Please fill out this entry form and submit it with a sketch or rendering of your ideas to

If you have any questions, you can contact Kimberly Pedersen at

One Voice, Rocky Mountain Strings Together in Concert

RMSCottonwood Heights Arts Council is proud to host One Voice Children’s Choir with Rocky Mountain Strings in concert on May 4, 2017, at Brighton High School. The performance starts at 7 p.m.

These are two of Utah’s premier children’s groups, and both are going on separate international tours this summer. 

This is a free concert, with suggested donation of $3 per person. All proceeds will go to help with costs associated with the group’s international tours.

2017 Spring Photo Contest Display

photoThe Cottonwood Heights Photography Contest is over, and ribbons were presented for outstanding photos in several categories during an open house on March 4. 

Here are the results of the judging:

Best of Show:
The Red Aspen - Kerry W. Jones

Mayor's Choice: 
Being Koi - Kevin Wellard

People's Choice:

Black & White Predator - Tessa Halley
People's Choice - 2nd Place:
Morning Flare - Jason Carlton

Outstanding Photo by a:

Cottonwood Heights Resident:
To Honor - To Remember - Rick Kramer

Southwest Door - Deb Conover

Anticipation - Gary Cabana

Child (under 12):
Limited Speed - Ava Yazdian

Youth (12-18):
Black & White Predator - Tessa Halley

Taken in Cottonwood Heights:
Tranquility at Storm's End - Brent Howcroft

Outstanding Photo of:

A Scolding - Rick Kramer

Endurance III - Kerry W. Jones

Prairie Grave - G. Scott Hansen

The Boston Skyline - Sammie Jensen

Peddle Faster, I Hear Banjos - Logan Goldman

Split Rock - Jason Carlton

Water Creatures - Steve Chambers

Macro Photography:
Tiger Lily Tears - Jeri Abel

Honorable Mention:
Reflections of Freedom - Rose Cabana
Seeing Double - Ray Shook
Colorful Havana - Sheryl Padjen
Reflections on the Water - Linda Hansen
Ghost Town - Vlad Turchenko
Old Saltair Rail Car - Bill Gerrard
Frosty Fiesta - Makayla Garff
Autumn Reflections - A. Eugene Coleman
Enough to Bug Ya - Thomas Garff

In the People's Choice Award, a 2nd place award was given since there was only a one-vote difference.

There were a total of 106 entries submitted by 41 photographers. About 85 percent are residents of Cottonwood Heights, and 88 percent are amateurs. We are so appreciative of both the quantity and quality of entries.

Thank to everyone for participating!