Secrets, skulls and monsters in October Gallery Stroll

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It's like trick-or-treat for hipsters: the October edition of the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, set for Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at various galleries around Salt Lake City.

Here are some highlights:

Cat Palmer's "I Have a Secret!" • Salt Lake City artist/photographer Cat Palmer has been collecting secrets from women all over the world since 2010 — and has taken these secrets (submitted anonymously) to inspire her art and that of some of her favorite artists: Cassandra Barney, Alison Armstrong, Melissa Peck, Zuzanna Audette, Erica Houston, Desarae Lee and Stefanie Dykes. Friday, Oct. 19, through Nov. 8 at the Gray Wall Gallery at the Arts Hub, 663 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City.

Crafts and photography • The Utah Division of Arts & Museums hosts its annual statewide exhibition, "Utah 2010 Craft & Photography." The exhibit features 59 pieces by 44 artists, chosen by guest jurors from 254 submissions. "The quality and diversity of the submissions are indeed impressive and are a great indication of our state's creative energy," said Margaret Hunt, the division's director. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 30 at the Rio Gallery, 300 S. Rio Grande Ave. (455 West), Salt Lake City.

"Falling" at Local Colors • Local Colors of Utah celebrates autumn with the works of its featured artists: painters Jane Autry and Catherine Darling Hostetter, and potter Cheryl Glenn. The Gallery Stroll reception includes cello duets by Rachel Autry Harris and Hannah Krauel. Local Colors of Utah, 1054 E. 2100 South, Salt Lake City.

Eek! Monsters! • Blonde Grizzly is presenting its third annual "Classic Monster Show," with artworks featuring the monsters you all know and love. Blonde Grizzly is at 213 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City.

"Danse Macabre" • The Slusser Gallery is presenting "Danse Macabre: An Exhibition of Art Celebrating All Things Dark and Strange." Dark, strange things include sugar skulls and altars of the dead. Live music will be provided by Satan's Fingers and Millie & The Moths. The Slusser Gallery is at 447 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City.

For a list of more participating galleries, visit