The Museum of Peoples and Cultures hosts a variety of date nights throughout the semester. Each date night is themed and includes relevant activities and refreshments. Prices vary, but the average cost is between $10-15 per couple.
A museum sleep over, Dinosnorzzz gives you the chance to sleep under the belly of your favorite dinosaur, tour exhibits, participate in a series of paleontology classes, enjoy snacks, breakfast, and a Mammoth Screen movie viewing.
This ambitious exhibition of African art objects drawn from the UMFA’s permanent collection centers on themes of the spirit world and afterlife.
Africa: Arts of a Continent explores the spiritual and political power of Central African masks, the magic and mystery of ancestral African sculptures, and the enduring beauty of African objects used in everyday life. The installation debuts of one of the UMFA’s newest acquisitions: a late XXVIth Dynasty Egyptian sarcophagus.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts Marcia & John Price Museum Building · University of Utah 410 Campus Center Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0360
The BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures is pleased to announce their newest exhibit, “Nuchu: Voices of the Ute People.”
The exhibit celebrates the rich heritage of the Ute throughout northeastern Utah, including Utah Valley. In the exhibit, their voices tell the story of their vibrant history and life.
The exhibit contains items collected around the Vernal area of Utah during the 1930s and 1940s. The text and labels for this exhibit are taken from interviews with Ute tribal members over the past 15 years, providing an opportunity to hear how the Ute view the items and their own heritage. Helping to fulfil the MPC’s mission to train future museum professionals, “students have combed through hours of interviews and texts, collaborated on the design of the galleries, and built the displays,” Kari Nelson, curator of education, said.
Visit new frontiers with NASA BLAST (Bringing Light and SpaceTogether) at Thanksgiving Point. Meet the Andersons, just your average family learning and playing together, but with their eyes to the sky. Amateur astronomers and avid experimenters, the Andersons are bringing their backyard and fun to Thanksgiving Point to present NASA BLAST and share the science and majesty of space.
The eleven acres of Fullmer property lay astraddle the common boundary of West Jordan and South Jordan. The children went to school in West Jordan and to church in South Jordan, never making much of a distinction between them. They lived in a tiny one-bedroom home with no indoor plumbing or electricity but it didn’t matter. What mattered was boxing.
This family’s famous and journey began when the Fullmer boys noticed an outdoor boxing ring at Marv Jensen’s house on the way home from school. Gene began training at six and all of the boys trained daily. This display demonstrates the work ethic, close family ties, training, and positive philosophy of a great family.
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is Utah’s primary cultural resource for global visual arts. It is unique in its dual role as a university and state art museum. It is Utah’s only visual arts institution that collects, exhibits, interprets, and preserves a comprehensive collection of original art objects.
Thanks to the generous patrons, local and national foundations, the University community, and the citizens of the State of Utah, the UMFA’s collection now encompasses 5,000 years of artistic creativity. Since the mid-1900s, when the collection was around 800 objects, it has grown to over 17,000 art objects.
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Ashton Gardens, Farm Country, the Museum of Ancient Life, Museum of Natural Curiosity, the Butterfly Biosphere and the Emporium and restaurants offer stimulating and engaging experiences in a safe, family-friendly setting.