On the Track to Diversity

Local Artisan Collective/Wonderful World of Trains
The Junction

On the Track to Diversity is an installation inspired by the Spike 150 Celebration. Eleven different artists collaborated to bring this project to life. The work will be displayed in May 2019, just in time for the Heritage Festival 150th Anniversary in downtown Ogden.

Check out this railroad-inspired piece at The Junction! With an influx of train enthusiasts visiting from all over the world, Ogden’s vibrant community will be in the spotlight. On the Track to Diversity uniquely showcases the makeup of Ogden through art. The railroad theme within this piece is a perfect tie-in to the 150th celebration of the Transcontinental Railroad, a life-altering event that shaped Utah and Ogden City.

Nine Rails provides the community with opportunities to engage with art while strengthening Ogden’s overall art presence. The name Nine Rails is a tribute to Ogden’s rich history as a railroad town, so the theme within On the Track to Diversity is a perfect fit for the district. On the Track to Diversity showcases the talents of 11 local artists and helps tell the story of Ogden’s past, present and future through art.

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