DAC Programming

We strive to keep 80% of our programming free

Paid Programming

Summer Nights with the Stars

June – September

Our biggest program at Davis Arts Council! Summer Nights with the Stars welcomes 15-18 artists each year to The Kenley Amphitheater. Featuring local acts and national musicians, some of the biggest names in entertainment have graced The Kenley stage including The Beach Boys, Chicago, Styx, Olivia Newton-John, TOTO, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, and more!

Check out our list of past seasons!

Free Programming

Free Sunday Night Concert Series

June – August

The longest-running FREE outdoor concert series in the state! We are so proud of our Free Sunday Night Concert Series program because we get to showcase Utah’s most talented musicians every single week June through August. Join us for an hour of incredible music ranging from showtunes to classic rock and everything in between!

Free Friday Film Series

June – August

One of our FREE summer programs, the Free Friday Film Series occurs every Friday night from June though August. Bring your friends and family to The Kenley and enjoy the movie starting at 7:00 PM. Our movies are shown on a very bright LED screen so we don’t have to wait until dark!

Active Pages

October and December

Active Pages is our most popular free event, featuring a storytelling walk through Layton Park. We’ve adapted numerous pieces of classic literature including¬† Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” “Dracula” by Bram Stoker, and “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson, “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, and Chris Van Allsburg’s “The Polar Express.”

Small Stage Series

October – May

Our newest program in one of Utah’s smallest venues, our Small Stage Series features incredibly talented local musicians every month from October through May. Come Abbington Senior Living of Layton on the first and third Friday of each month to experience some of the best musicians Utah has to offer.¬† Past performances have included genres like singer/songwriter, barbershop quartet, and classical ensembles. This is also a great program for music students needing performance attendance credit.

Davis Arts Presents

Year-round

Davis Arts Presents is a new program where we partner with artists and arts organizations to present experiences that would be otherwise unavailable in Davis County.

If you’d like to collaborate with us, please email us at creative @ davisarts. org (removes paces before sending.)

Senior Stages

Spring

One of our favorite FREE programs, Senior Stages features entertainment written specifically for senior citizens. This program tours senior facilities throughout Davis County each spring. Past performances have included live music and original one-act plays.

If you want this FREE program to come to your facility, please call 801-546-8575.

Snow Horse Art Gallery

Year-round

The FREE Snow Horse Art Gallery is located at Davis Conference Center and Intermountain Layton Hospital. Both gallery locations feature artwork from local artists. The artwork changes quarterly so there is always new art to be seen. 

To apply to be exhibited, fill out our Visual Artist Application.

Insomnia Film Challenge

Summer

In one of our newest programs, local filmmakers will have the chance to show off their talents and compete in the Insomnia Film Challenge. Each team gets 48 hours to write, film, edit, and submit their original films. All entries will be screened for an audience, judged by a panel, and awarded prizes! Best of all, it is completely free!