MUSEUM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MUSEUM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The Word is out — Museum of the Bible coming to D.C. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58473177-80/bible-museum-green-logo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58473177-80/bible-museum-green-logo.html.csp">The Word is out — Museum of the Bible coming to D.C.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CATHY LYNN GROSSMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T12:34:02.45-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Museum of the Bible. That’s it. The name of the museum under construction in Washington, D.C., is official. “We don’t need more to tell people who and what we are,” the museum’s founder and funder, Steve Green, told Religion News Service. But, as always with the Bible, nothing is ever simple. The high-tech museum, set to open in fall 2017, is four blocks from the U.S. Capitol and three blocks from a global tourism mecca, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The new museu...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58473177@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:02 MDT Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new Hollywood museum site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472463-223/museum-costume-hollywood-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472463-223/museum-costume-hollywood-academy.html.csp">Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new Hollywood museum site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SANDY COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T09:54:02.02-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 09:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood’s premier museum devoted to the movies. “Hollywood Costume” opens Thursday inside the historic May Co. building on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, which is set to reopen as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in 2017. “This exhibition is... a launching point for the new museum,” said museum director Kerry Brougher. “It’s really marking our territory here as the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584724632014-09-30T09:54:02.02-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T09:54:02.02-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472463@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:54:02 MDT Hiatt: Getting beyond the ‘imaginary Indians’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58440888-82/gover-indians-indian-americans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58440888-82/gover-indians-indian-americans.html.csp">Hiatt: Getting beyond the ‘imaginary Indians’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Fred Hiatt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T06:09:02.949-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kevin Gover first objected to the name of Washington’s professional football team in 1973 in a letter to then-owner Edward Bennett Williams. Williams never acknowledged the letter, Gover recalled recently, admitting that his high-schooler’s passion may have been a bit over the top. “I probably wouldn’t have answered that letter if I’d received it, either,” he said with a rueful smile. Gover, a citizen of the Pawnee Nation and director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the Ameri...</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> 58440888@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:09:02 MDT Weekend Express: Giant pumpkins, ukuleles, free parks and museums http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58446571-223/free-saturday-admission-information.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58446571-223/free-saturday-admission-information.html.csp">Weekend Express: Giant pumpkins, ukuleles, free parks and museums</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T11:42:09.013-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. National Park Fee-free Day • Saturday is National Public Lands Day, one of six days during the year when admission to national parks is waived. National Public Lands Day service project • Help construct new mountain bike trails at Three Peaks Recreation Area west of Cedar City. Come prepared with sturdy shoes and...</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> 58446571@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:42:09 MDT Mormon church’s History Museum closing for a year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450303-78/museum-church-mormon-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450303-78/museum-church-mormon-lds.html.csp">Mormon church’s History Museum closing for a year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T21:53:22.891-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just as Christ is at the center of the LDS faith, so, too, do Mormon leaders want him at the center of a renovated museum. The 30-year-old Church History Museum west of Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City will close its doors Oct. 6 — after LDS General Conference — to undergo a yearlong makeover of its main floor. The change is planned to give greater emphasis to Jesus Christ and the so-called first vision of the Lord by Mormon founder Joseph Smith amid more immersive exhibits — includi...</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> 58450303@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:53:22 MDT Elizabeth Dole: Time for a National Women’s History Museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58457848-82/women-history-nation-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58457848-82/women-history-nation-museum.html.csp">Elizabeth Dole: Time for a National Women’s History Museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Elizabeth Dole</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T18:14:21.249-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 06:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the evening of April 26, 1777, 16-year-old Sybil Ludington, the daughter of a respected militia colonel, jumped on her horse and rode from her family’s home in Patterson, New York, to warn of an impending attack by the British. Ludington rode 40 miles in a rainstorm over muddy roads that night. By the time she returned home, the militia had gathered and succeeded in pushing the British back to their boats in what became known as the Battle of Ridgefield. Ludington rode twice as far as Paul Re...</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> 58457848@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:14:21 MDT Natural History Museum of Utah flips butterfly collecting technology http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441860-78/museum-collection-butterfly-butterflies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441860-78/museum-collection-butterfly-butterflies.html.csp">Natural History Museum of Utah flips butterfly collecting technology</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T11:02:02.327-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 11:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flipping butterfly collecting technology on its head, the Natural History Museum of Utah will turn fragile, sometime brittle, butterfly wings into technicolor images with a new grant. For hundreds of years, butterfly study was an exercise in pins and cardboard. But NHMU has received a $24,993 grant from Museums for America to digitize specimen-quality photos of 36,000 pinned butterflies and moths to create an online database, the Southwest Collections of Arthropods Network (SCAN). For the first ...</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> 58441860@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:02:02 MDT Natural history museum’s Cowboy Festival whomps up Western fun http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430330-78/festival-cowboy-museum-bbq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430330-78/festival-cowboy-museum-bbq.html.csp">Natural history museum’s Cowboy Festival whomps up Western fun</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T10:07:40.781-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As part of its special exhibit, The Horse, the Natural History Museum of Utah is hosting a Cowboy Festival and BBQ this weekend with Western-themed food and fun. The festival Saturday included barbecue, live music, cowboy poetry and hands-on activities for kids. It continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is included with museum admission of $13 for adults; $11 for seniors 65 and over and ages 13-24; and $9 for children 3-12. The museum is located at 301 Wakara Way. For more information, nhmu...</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> 58430330@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:07:40 MDT Israeli museum unveils 9th century Jewish prayer book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58429488-68/book-prayer-green-jewish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58429488-68/book-prayer-green-jewish.html.csp">Israeli museum unveils 9th century Jewish prayer book</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T13:15:26.718-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • An Israeli museum on Thursday unveiled what it says in the oldest known Jewish prayer book in the world, dating back to the 9th century A.D. The prayer book, about 10 centimeters (four inches) long and seven centimeters wide, is written in Hebrew, contains about 50 pages, and is still in its original binding. It was donated to the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem by Oklahoma businessman Steve Green, a devout Christian and owner of one of the largest collections of rare biblical artifa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584294882014-09-18T13:15:26.718-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T13:15:26.718-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429488@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:15:26 MDT 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