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Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

February 28, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm [NOTE TIME CHANGE] | 650 N 1100 E, Logan, UT 84322

 

Join Museum Registrar, Zaira Arredondo for a behind-the-scenes tour of Particle & Wave: Paperclay Illuminated. Featuring forty-five artists from across the world who incorporate paper pulp and organic fibers into their clay, this exhibition explores creativity and connection. After the tour join your colleagues for dinner at a local restaurant (pay your own way).

 

Registration required. UMA Members: Free | General Public: $15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POSTPONED | Brigham Young University Museum of Art

March 27, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | North Campus Dr, Provo, UT 84602

 

Come behind the scenes of the BYU Museum of Art! Join designers, fabricators, and curators for a unique look at the latest exhibitions. The MOA team will offer insights on exhibition layout, creating displays, touching up frames, and much more! After the tour join your colleagues for dinner at a local restaurant (pay your own way).

 

Registration required. UMA Members: Free | General Public: $15

 

 

Red Hills Desert Garden

May 16, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 375 Red Hills Pkwy, St. George, UT 84770

 

Come see fossils in the wild! Curator Andrew Milner volunteer David Slauf will share how the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site has partnered with the Washington County Water Conservancy District to preserve fossils at the Red Hills Desert Garden. Afterward, join your colleagues for lunch at a local restaurant (pay your own way).

 

Registration required. UMA Members: Free | General Public: $15

 

 

Antelope Island

June 19, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm | 4528 W 1700 S, Syracuse, UT 84075

 

Experience history on Antelope Island with a guided hike to the Frary Homestead (1 easy mile round trip) and a tour of the Fielding Garr Ranch. Ranch Manager Carl Aldrich will talk about aspects of managing a heavily-visited historic site. Stick around after the tour for a campfire dinner. We will provide hot dogs (and vegetarian burgers upon request), fixings, and sides. Bring your own (non-alcoholic) drink.

 

Registration required. UMA Members: Free | General Public: $15

 

Tell the gate staff that you are attending the UMA event. Allow 20 minutes from the gate to the Frary Homestead parking.

 

 

   

 

BONUS John Wesley Powell River History Museum

June 26, 2020 | time TBA | 1765 Main St, Green River, UT 84525

 

Join UMFA's Virginia Catheral and Annie Burbidge Ream as they demonstrate how to teach in a museum! They will emphasize facilitative teaching, question-based strategies, and visual thinking strategies that can be applied to any exhibition in any museum! Plus you will get a sneak peek of the Smithsonian's Water | Way exhibition, which opens its statewide tour the next day! Afterward, join your colleagues for lunch at a local restaurant (pay your own way).

 

Registration required. This training is free to all attendees.

 

 

   Topaz Museum

August 14, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 55 W Main, Delta, UT 84624

 

The Topaz War Relocation Center was a Japanese internment camp during WWII. Jane Beckwith, the caretaker of the site, will provide a tour and discuss her experience with saving the remains and opening a museum in downtown Delta. Afterward, join your colleagues for dinner at a local restaurant (pay your own way).

 

Registration required. UMA Members: Free | General Public: $15

 

 

Church History Museum

November 6, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | 45 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150

 

Join us for a tour of the Sisters for Suffrage exhibition at the Church History Museum to learn how to make an object-based show come to life! Curator and educator Tiffany Bowles will speak about planning the exhibition and creating educational elements. Plus, it is a great chance to learn about the story of Utah's role in women's suffrage. Afterward, join your colleagues for lunch at a local restaurant (pay your own way).

 

Registration required. UMA Members: Free | General Public: $15

 

Attendees can park for free in the lot west of the Museum (enter from North Temple). 

  

 

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