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Archeology and Anthropology

Secrets in the Sands: Revelations into How we Became Human

Nature of Things Lecture Reservations for Dr. Leakey's lecture are are now full. Her presentation exploring the human journey over the past four million years will be broadcast live on KCPW 88.3 FM.

Behind the Scenes

With more than a million objects in our collections only a fraction are on display. For two days only each year we invite visitors Behind the Scenes. Meet the scientists who manage and study our paleontology, anthropology, and biology collections and get an insiders view into the entire Museum. 10am to 5pm each day.

Science Movie Night: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Following the film, join photographer, museum curator, and archaeologist Dr. Laurel Casjens and explore Utah’s hauntingly beautiful rock art and how it helps connect us to the people who lived here long ago.

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