MUSEUM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MUSEUM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Museum to put 3 O’Keeffe paintings up for auction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408066-79/museum-auction-keeffe-paintings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408066-79/museum-auction-keeffe-paintings.html.csp">Museum to put 3 O’Keeffe paintings up for auction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T19:27:02.136-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque • The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in New Mexico said Friday it will sell three works by the American modernist painter to benefit its acquisitions fund. Going on the auction block is one of O’Keeffe’s most well-known flower paintings — “Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1.” The painting is expected to fetch as much as $15 million when Sotheby’s offers it as the centerpiece of its American art sale in New York in November. The other two works are “On the Old Santa Fe Road” and “Untitled (Skunk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080662014-09-12T19:27:02.136-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T19:27:02.136-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408066@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:27:02 MDT Letter: Let Women’s Museum proceed, Sen. Lee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406985-82/women-history-lee-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406985-82/women-history-lee-museum.html.csp">Letter: Let Women’s Museum proceed, Sen. Lee</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:38:35.692-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Women have made an indelible mark on America’s rich history. A National Women’s History Museum, particularly on the National Mall, would forever mark their accomplishments. It’s unfortunate, then, that Sen. Mike Lee is intent on blocking a vote on this long overdue recognition. The House of Representatives has already passed legislation (383-33) that would establish a commission to follow the recognized process for considering a national museum. A vote in the Senate would mean this bipartisan l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406985@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:38:35 MDT Museum traces fragments of Star-Spangled Banner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406350-68/flag-smithsonian-fragments-star.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406350-68/flag-smithsonian-fragments-star.html.csp">Museum traces fragments of Star-Spangled Banner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT ZONGKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T15:38:44.529-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • If you happen to find some remnants of woven wool in your attic — in red, white or blue and marked Fort McHenry — the Smithsonian Institution would like to know. Two hundred years after a massive flag was hoisted over the fort in Baltimore that withstood a British attack, Americans from Maine to California may still have fragments from the original “Star-Spangled Banner.” Not long after the huge 30-foot by 42-foot flag inspired an 1814 poem by Francis Scott Key that would become the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584063502014-09-12T15:38:44.529-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T15:38:44.529-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406350@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:38:44 MDT Utah Museum of Fine Arts will close for upgrades in 2016 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58394179-223/building-museum-umfa-dietrich.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58394179-223/building-museum-umfa-dietrich.html.csp">Utah Museum of Fine Arts will close for upgrades in 2016</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T12:18:34.25-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Museum of Fine Arts will close its galleries for most of 2016 in a massive construction project to update the internal climate system that preserves the museum’s artwork. “We love our building so much. It’s so important to us. It’s so architecturally significant. It’s so beautiful,” Gretchen Dietrich, UMFA’s executive director, said Tuesday. “And we want to make sure the building will be here as long as it can be to house the UMFA.” Dietrich is overseeing plans for a yearlong $2.5 milli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58394179@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:18:34 MDT Exponent II, DUP forums to focus on Mormon women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58398658-180/women-exponent-mormon-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58398658-180/women-exponent-mormon-church.html.csp">Exponent II, DUP forums to focus on Mormon women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T13:53:02.883-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 01:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Exponent II, a magazine by and for Mormon women, turns 40 this year. Since the summer of 1974, its pages have featured personal stories of miscarriage, abortion, infertility, divorce, widowhood, young love, nurtured families and longtime commitments — all in the context of the LDS faith. Writers wrestled with the LDS Church’s position on the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and continue to debate issues such as the push for ordination to the all-male priesthood today. The Boston-born magazine...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398658@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:53:02 MDT 9/11 museum shows SEAL’s shirt from bin Laden raid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385032-68/museum-bin-laden-shirt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385032-68/museum-bin-laden-shirt.html.csp">9/11 museum shows SEAL’s shirt from bin Laden raid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T13:50:58.193-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 01:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him are being displayed at the Sept. 11 museum, adding potent symbols of the terrorist attacks’ aftermath days before their anniversary. The items are going on view Sunday at the ground zero museum, where leaders see them as an important and moving addition to a collection that often uses personal artifacts to explore the events and impact of 9/...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583850322014-09-08T13:50:58.193-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T13:50:58.193-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58385032@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:50:58 MDT Letter: Women’s museum not a taxpayer expense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378065-82/museum-women-commission-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378065-82/museum-women-commission-congress.html.csp">Letter: Women’s museum not a taxpayer expense</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:54:34.686-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Penny Nance’s opinion (“Women’s museum plan expensive, not inclusive,” August 29) leads with the false premise that the “bill could put taxpayers on the hook for millions of dollars.” The bills (S.398/H.R.863) pending before Congress clearly state no federal monies will be used to fund the commission. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the commission and the museum would have no impact on federal spending. Voting in favor of the bills is voting to create a privately funded bipartisan ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378065@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:54:34 MDT Fall movie photos: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ ‘Annie’ among December releases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58366299-223/dec-annie-directs-adaptation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58366299-223/dec-annie-directs-adaptation.html.csp">Fall movie photos: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ ‘Annie’ among December releases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:03:26.271-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are 80 movies expected to open in Salt Lake City-area theaters this fall, moving into the holiday season. Here’s the list, with photos, of the movies opening in December. (Release dates are tentative.) Dec. 5 The Pyramid • American archaeologists in Egypt dig up a strange pyramid, one with dark and deadly secrets, in this horror thriller. Dec. 12 Exodus: Gods and Kings • Ridley Scott (“Blade Runner,” “Alien”) directs this lavish telling of the story of Moses (Christian Bale) and his b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58366299@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:03:26 MDT 13 hurt, mostly kids, in acid mishap at museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373631-68/museum-reno-flash-acid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373631-68/museum-reno-flash-acid.html.csp">13 hurt, mostly kids, in acid mishap at museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • A routine experiment designed to help children understand tornadoes erupted in a chemical flash at a Nevada museum, injuring 13, including children who suffered acid burns on their hands, arms and faces. Emergency crews responded to a report of a possible explosion at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday at the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum in downtown Reno. City of Reno spokesman Matthew Brown told The Associated Press that a preliminary investigation indicates it was not an explosion but a chem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736312014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373631@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:38:27 MDT Dinosaur discovered 155 years ago in Utah to be excavated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58362190-78/foster-bones-dinosaur-discovered.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58362190-78/foster-bones-dinosaur-discovered.html.csp">Dinosaur discovered 155 years ago in Utah to be excavated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T07:33:02.498-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paleontologists are excavating the first dinosaur ever discovered in Utah, 155 years after a geologist discovered the skeleton of the mammoth plant-eater during an Army engineering survey of the West. When geologist J.S. Newberry found the bones of the Dystrophaeus on the confluence of the Colorado and Green rivers in 1859, he could dig out only a few and told others later that there were more to be removed. But the site’s location was lost for decades, and the work hasn’t continued until now. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583621902014-09-02T07:33:02.498-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T07:33:02.498-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58362190@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:33:02 MDT Photos: Celebrating 50 years of Utah wilderness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322161-78/wilderness-utah-places-feel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322161-78/wilderness-utah-places-feel.html.csp">Photos: Celebrating 50 years of Utah wilderness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T11:06:35.501-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bill Rau likes to visit a spot in Utah’s Book Cliffs. He doesn’t want you to know where it is, but he sure wants you to know how beautiful and wild it is. The place north of Interstate 70 is the subject of his black and white photograph “Storm’s Light,” which is among 50 images selected for a juried exhibit to open Wednesday at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The show, Utah Wilderness 50, commemorates the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Wilderness Act into law. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322161@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:35 MDT Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355033-68/museum-hole-sinkhole-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355033-68/museum-hole-sinkhole-cars.html.csp">Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T11:24:02.369-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars won’t be a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. The museum’s board of directors voted Saturday to fill in the entire hole that opened up in February and became an Internet sensation. Curiosity over the hole revved up attendance and revenue for the museum in Bowling Green, an hour north of Nashville, Tennessee. Board members reversed course by deciding against preserving a section of the gaping hole. Mindful o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355033@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:24:02 MDT Op-ed: Women’s museum plan expensive, not inclusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58335429-82/women-museum-history-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58335429-82/women-museum-history-american.html.csp">Op-ed: Women’s museum plan expensive, not inclusive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Penny Nance</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:05:02.172-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee and our 500,000 members around the country join Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, in his opposition to a bill that could put taxpayers on the hook for millions of dollars to build and maintain a new women’s museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. There is no doubt that women have played an indispensable role in shaping and improving the American experience throughout our nation’s history — and their stories deserve to be shared and celebrated...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335429@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:05:02 MDT Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58313012-68/gay-history-museum-collection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58313012-68/gay-history-museum-collection.html.csp">Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT ZONGKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:47:56.763-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.” Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC are donating objects to the National Museum of American History. The collection includes original scripts, casting ideas, political memorabilia surrounding the show and the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58313012@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:47:56 MDT Letter: Support women’s museum, Sen. Lee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58275503-82/women-museum-lee-sen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58275503-82/women-museum-lee-sen.html.csp">Letter: Support women’s museum, Sen. Lee</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T19:55:01.67-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sen. Lee, Having read the article from Joyce Kinkead (“Don’t oppose U.S. women’s museum, Sen. Lee,” August 3), I am baffled by your reluctance to vote in Favor of a National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C. The House voted 383-33 in favor of HB 863, and yet you are one of only two senators, concerned about funding. It is not going to cost taxpayer’s anything. This not being a partisan issue, perhaps for you, this is a sexist issue, threatening your manhood, and giving credit to deserv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58275503@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:55:01 MDT Dinesh Patel to lead Leonardo’s board of directors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58263715-66/leonardo-patel-board-dinesh.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58263715-66/leonardo-patel-board-dinesh.html.csp">Dinesh Patel to lead Leonardo’s board of directors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T15:58:31.273-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 03:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah venture capitalist and philanthropist will be overseeing the board of directors of Salt Lake City’s art-and-technology museum, The Leonardo. Dinesh Patel has been elected chairman of The Leonardo’s board of directors, the museum announced Tuesday. Alexandra Hesse, executive director of The Leonardo, said in a statement that Patel “has been a significant contributor to The Leonardo since its earliest days and we are thrilled he will be leading our Board. … As one of Salt Lake City’s leadin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263715@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:58:31 MDT Billboards along I-15 part of nationwide art exhibit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58259792-66/art-american-museum-billboards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58259792-66/art-american-museum-billboards.html.csp">Billboards along I-15 part of nationwide art exhibit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:45:13.721-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s being billed as “the world’s largest outdoor art show,” and people in Utah may see some of it while driving Interstate 15. The project, called Art Everywhere US, launched today nationwide, starting with the digital billboards across New York’s Times Square. The exhibit features 58 classic and contemporary works of American art, ranging from John Singleton Copley’s “Watson and the Shark” (1778) to Cindy Sherman’s untitled self-portrait (2008). It includes such iconic paintings as Gilbert Stu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259792@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:45:13 MDT Letter: See Museum of Natural History’s ‘Horse,’ of course http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232854-82/horses-horse-exhibit-history.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232854-82/horses-horse-exhibit-history.html.csp">Letter: See Museum of Natural History’s ‘Horse,’ of course</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:52:01.72-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Visit the Museum of Natural History of Utah today! There’s a horse exhibit called “The Horse” open from July 21 to Jan. 4. It is on the third floor and down the left hall. (While you come to visit, you should check out The Sky Terrace on the fifth floor.) Visiting “The Horse” is fun because you get to see horse show awards, a movie about horses’ teeth, a movie about horses, a movie that shows horse skeletons and sculptures of horses. I learned some stuff about horses, such as: some of their r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232854@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52:01 MDT Beijing, Chicago architects to design George Lucas Museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232433-68/chicago-museum-architects-design.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232433-68/chicago-museum-architects-design.html.csp">Beijing, Chicago architects to design George Lucas Museum</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T08:33:01.628-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas’ new museum to be built along Chicago’s lakefront. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced Monday that Beijing-based MAD Architects would be the principal designer for the site, while Chicago’s Studio Gang would design the landscape and a bridge to the city’s Northerly Island nature area. The “Star Wars” creator last month picked Chicago to host his museum of art and movie memorabilia. Chicago offered a site along Lake Mi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324332014-07-28T08:33:01.628-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T08:33:01.628-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232433@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:33:01 MDT Op-ed: Don’t oppose U.S. women’s museum, Sen. Lee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215787-82/women-history-utah-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215787-82/women-history-utah-museum.html.csp">Op-ed: Don’t oppose U.S. women’s museum, Sen. Lee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joyce Kinkead</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:02:01.975-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Several years ago, when I was working on a project to compile 19th century Utah schoolteachers’ narratives in a book, I found this quote from noted scholar Carolyn Heilbrun: “Women in the past have a dreadful tendency to disappear in a cloud of anonymity and silence.” Heilbrun felt that it was important to recover their voices and stories. I was also inspired by other scholars already at work recovering the voices and stories of Utah women: Claudia Bushman, Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, Lavina F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215787@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:01 MDT