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2019 NHMU Lecture Series

Ancient Secrets: Hidden Worlds Revealed

An unspecified ancient ruin is silhouetted by a star-filled night sky.
An unspecified ancient ruin is silhouetted by a star-filled night sky.
 
Join us this year to hear from four intrepid explorers whose research, exploration, and fascination with the past has unearthed astonishing insights into hidden worlds.
 
Discover the story of the oldest intact murals in the Maya world. Meet one of the founders of evolutionary genetics whose research includes the Neandertal genome. Learn about farming of the Fremont and its implications for the world going forward. Finally, hear from the winner of the 2016 TED Prize who has identified thousands of undiscovered archeological sites around the world using satellite remote sensing. 

Founding Underwriter
R. Harold Burton Foundation

Underwriter
Cultural Vision Fund

Gold Sponsor
Rio Tinto Kennecott

Silver Sponsors
The Clark Foundation
Kent C. and Martha H. DiFiore Family Foundation
The M Lazy M Foundation
Myriad Genetics

Media Partner
KCPW Public Radio 88.3 FM

Community Partners
Benning Society, U of U School of Medicine
The City Library
The County Library | Viridian Event Center
Official Airline: Delta | Aeromexico
Kingsbury Hall
Liberty Heights Fresh

Institutional Support
Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks