If you have plans to visit Salt Lake City or if you are a local like me, check out the new interactive art installation, Love Letters. I had to opportunity to stop by this week and experience a world of books, letters, typography, and art. I have been on a little bit of a reading hiatus after finishing Verity and The Idea of You, but after my trip to Love Letters, I am diving deep back into the books.
The interactive museum begins with a statement
“It’s all art, and we’re all artists. We invite you to take a closer look at books and the stories they contain, and then to look even closer still. Peering into words, then letterforms. Our hope is that you’ll begin to find the art within your own words and that you’ll use your creativity to tell your story and hear other peoples’ stories. Language is a gift, and you have the power to connect with others through it. What do you want to say? Keep creating and telling your story.”
And then you will be immersed in a world created by local artists. Today I am excited to share a few of the rooms with you. I picked out just a few of my favorites to share here, but there is so much more to enjoy.
I spent a little over an hour there and really took time to explore and photograph the space. The suggested time is 1.5 hours, but if you go with a large group or with kids, plan for closer to 2 hours.
If you are in Salt Lake City between now and September 1st, be sure to go to Love Letters. Tickets should be purchased in advance on their site and are under $20. This installation is located downtown in The Gateway and there is plenty to eat, drink and do within walking distance. I recommend grabbing a drink at Seabird or coffee from La Barba.
Let me know in the comments if you plan to stop by or share any similar experiences you’ve enjoyed!
Photos by Camber Weiss.