Art Scene Selections: Feb. 17-March 3
Banff Mountain Film Festival
The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival is stopping in Ogden for two nights this month to showcase 12 of this year’s award-winning films that represent achievements in outdoor storytelling and filmmaking worldwide. Held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the festival then hits the road on a world tour that includes Ogden’s Peery’s Egyptian Theater thanks to Ogden resident Janifer Larson, who has been making Peery’s one of its stops for 21 years as a fundraiser for the Snowbasin Ski Team. This year’s adventure films include subjects such as skiing, snowboarding, culture, winter hiking, biking, climbing and, of course, dog stories.
Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd.; $20 per night/$35 both nights; ogdenpet.com/events.
Winter Market by Farmers Market Ogden
Farmers Market Ogden hosts the Winter Market at the historic Ogden Union Station for six weeks of “supporting local growers, makers, businesses and more.” Attendees can find fresh local produce, prepared foods and artisan goods at the Saturday market and enjoy live music and free community yoga at 10 a.m. Farmers Market Ogden is an authorized EBT/SNAP provider. Check Facebook and Instagram (@FarmersMarketOgden) weekly for the full lineup of musicians, performers, vendors and more.
Saturdays through Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave.; free; facebook.com/farmersmarketogden.
‘LAND BODY’ Exhibit Opening at OCA Center
It’s the last week to see the winter exhibit “LAND BODY,” presented by Ogden Contemporary Arts and curated by Kelly Carper, that explores the connections between the human body and its landscapes from the perspectives of eleven female-identifying artists. The exhibited works are woven together with themes including environmental issues and climate concerns, female identity, human impact on nature, and more, with a focus on desert environments by artists from Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona in a variety of mediums. The exhibit opened in December 2021 and closes on Sunday.
Now through Sunday (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays); OCA Center, 455 25th St.; free; ogdencontemporaryarts.org.
Black & White Competition
The juried exhibition of artwork from Eccles Art Center’s 18th Black & White Statewide Competition is open to the public in the Main Gallery. The biennial competition was open to recently made, original works by Utah artists in most mediums. All works are black, white and/or shades of gray. Winners were announced at the exhibit opening during the February First Friday Art Stroll in Ogden. The public is invited to visit the Eccles Art Center and Carriage House Gallery during regular gallery hours to see the art pieces.
Now through Feb. 26 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday); Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave.; free; ogden4arts.org.