Vikings: Beyond the Legend, now open
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Explore a billion years of awesome at NHMU
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Paint Mixer Workshop: Slot Canyon

Paint Utah's beautiful slot canyons at our next Paint Mixer Workshop on October 4

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Norse Fest

Celebrate the Norse culture at Norse Fest on September 23

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Youth Classes at NHMU

After School Adventure Club and Saturday Discovery Classes start in October! 

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Dr. Vandana Shiva

Oct. 20 at Libby Gardner Hall

Get tickets to see this reknowned conservationist

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Viking Textiles Workshop

On October 7, learn the history of Viking weaving methods and weave your own bag

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Indian Art Market

Celebrate Native American art and culture at NHMU October 14 & 15

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From the Blog
Posted September 19th

A Labor of Love: Museum Paleontology Volunteers Ann and Randy Johnson

Meet two NHMU volunteers, an indispensable part of our team. The Johnsons work in our Paleo Prep Lab where they help us prepare fossils for study.
From the Blog
Posted September 5th

A Renaissance in Navajo Basket Art

The Navajo ceremonial baskets on display in our Native Voices gallery and Collections Wall mark an incredible moment in art history. Read part II of our blog post series on the Twin Rocks Trading Post Collection.
From the Blog
Posted August 30th

12 Rare Images of the 1909 Utah Arch Expedition

These rare photographs, taken by Stuart Malcom Young, chronicle the 1909 Utah Arch Expedition. The grandson of LDS Church leader, Brigham Young, S.M. Young accompanied University of Utah Professor, Byron Cummings, on the historic excursion to “discover”...

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