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Blog: October 2017

[image] Weaving a Revolution: Contemporary Navajo Baskets

Weaving a Revolution: Contemporary Navajo Baskets

NHMU is honored to house The Twin Rocks Trading Post Collection, a collection of 250 remarkable baskets from the Utah Strip of the Navajo Nation, some of which are on display in our Native Voices gallery and Collections Wall. Read the story of how they came to be a new art form.
[image] 2017 Indian Art Market 3rd Place Winner, Nelson Begay

2017 Indian Art Market 3rd Place Winner, Nelson Begay

Returning Artist Nelson Begay took home 3rd place honors in NHMU's 2017 Indian Art Market.
[image] 2017 Indian Art Market 2nd Place Winner, Pahponee

2017 Indian Art Market 2nd Place Winner, Pahponee

Nationally renown artist Pahponee was awarded 2nd place in this year's Indian Art Market.
[image] 2017 Indian Art Market: Jesse Johnson Takes Best in Show

2017 Indian Art Market: Jesse Johnson Takes Best in Show

For the second year in a row Jesse Johnson, of Zuni Pueblo, N.M., won NHMU's Indian Art Market best of show honors.
[image] Q&A with Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara

Q&A with Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara

Kenneth Lacovara visited the Natural History Museum of Utah recently and discussed why dinosaurs matter, the future of paleontology, and NHMU's Past Worlds gallery.
[image] European Firebug Spreads in Utah

European Firebug Spreads in Utah

Have you spotted a European firebug?