MUSEUM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MUSEUM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp">Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:59:12.415-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Horses, the Ute Tribe believes, were created by Mother Earth and are sacred. That’s why Lara Arrowchis-Ivie was thrilled to help The Natural History Museum of Utah bring to life a Ute-specific piece of a new special exhibition called The Horse. The traveling exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, along with an additional exhibit examining the Ute-horse connection, opened to the public Monday and runs through Jan. 4. “The Horse is the largest, most artifact-...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58200223@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:59:12 MDT Museum exhibits explore Utah art and Hindu belief http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165206-66/utah-museum-exhibit-moksha.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165206-66/utah-museum-exhibit-moksha.html.csp">Museum exhibits explore Utah art and Hindu belief</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T13:17:03.104-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 01:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Looking to expand your mind this weekend? Here are two museum exhibits you should consider: • “Early Utah Masterpieces,” an exhibit of important and historically significant works in the Utah Statae Fine Art Collection, is now on display at Discovery Gateway, 444 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City, in The Gateway shopping center. The show, part of the Utah Arts & Museum’s Traveling Exhibit Program, features 26 giclee prints of works from the state’s collection that go back to the 19th century. The exh...</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> 58165206@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:17:03 MDT Egypt challenges sale of valuable ancient statue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164979-68/statue-museum-sale-egypt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164979-68/statue-museum-sale-egypt.html.csp">Egypt challenges sale of valuable ancient statue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW KNIGHT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Egypt is challenging a British museum’s planned sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that is expected to fetch up to 6 million pounds ($10 million) at a London auction. Former antiquities minister Zahi Hawass told the BBC Wednesday that the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, 106 kilometers (66 miles) north of London, has no right to sell the statue. “We are not asking for the statue to come back to Egypt but we are asking to stop the sale of the statue,” he said. The position is en...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581649792014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58164979@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:07:02 MDT Fossil reveals bird had 21-foot wingspan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158156-68/bird-museum-bruce-fossil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158156-68/bird-museum-bruce-fossil.html.csp">Fossil reveals bird had 21-foot wingspan</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T19:27:21.738-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A fossil found in South Carolina has revealed a gigantic bird that apparently snatched fish while soaring over the ocean 25 million to 28 million years ago. Its estimated wingspan of around 21 feet is greater than the height of a giraffe. The skeleton was discovered in 1983 near the Charleston airport, but its first formal description was released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., who wrote the paper,...</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> 58158156@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:27:21 MDT Paul Rolly: The meaning of Independence Day — from the mouth of a child http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58137975-90/dad-army-http-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58137975-90/dad-army-http-com.html.csp">Paul Rolly: The meaning of Independence Day — from the mouth of a child</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T19:22:50.952-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 07:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last October, the Fort Douglas Military Museum hosted the dedication of the Utah Fallen Warriors Memorial — a 9,000-pound concrete slab from a slurry wall at the World Trade Center. The slab is now permanently in place on the museum’s grounds and has been enshrined as a reflective spot for families who have lost loved ones in U.S. wars. The night before that ceremony, the museum staged a special event for families of American soldiers killed in the wars, mostly those lost in Iraq and Afghanist...</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> 58137975@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:22:50 MDT Photos: From corsets to Wonderbras, museum takes on lingerie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58065159-223/corset-hill-century-lingerie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58065159-223/corset-hill-century-lingerie.html.csp">Photos: From corsets to Wonderbras, museum takes on lingerie</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T11:58:41.67-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 11:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • From a 1770 corset to a 2014 bra-and-panty set in lacy stretch silk, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology has put the focus on lingerie and ladies foundation garments in a new exhibition. In about 70 pieces, “Exposed: A History of Lingerie” touches on the mechanics, marketing and cultural touchstones — hello Wonderbra! — that not only shape and adorn but also helped define culture around the globe. The exhibition, which spans the 1760s to present day, opened June 3 and ru...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580651592014-06-13T11:58:41.67-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T11:58:41.67-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58065159@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:58:41 MDT Utah’s Topaz Museum receives nearly $500K http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58062147-78/museum-topaz-camp-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58062147-78/museum-topaz-camp-http.html.csp">Utah’s Topaz Museum receives nearly $500K</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T22:55:03.885-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The new Topaz Museum in Delta will get a $497,186 grant from the National Park Service as part of the agency’s effort to preserve and interpret the World War II-era confinement of Japanese Americans. The park service on Wednesday announced 21 grants totaling more than $2.9 million, including one to help the Topaz board build and install exhibits for the museum and education center. Jane Beckwith, president of the museum’s volunteer board, said the building was finished in May, and it should tak...</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> 58062147@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:55:03 MDT D-Day: A list of celebrations and remembrances in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58032147-90/museum-camp-half-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58032147-90/museum-camp-half-military.html.csp">D-Day: A list of celebrations and remembrances in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T16:54:31.319-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">• Friday The Fort Douglas Military Museum, 32 Potter St. in Salt Lake City, will have a program that begins at 3 p.m. with a color guard and costumed actors. At 5:30 p.m., the museum will show the “The Longest Day,” the 1962 John Wayne film depicting D-Day. • Saturday Military vehicles from the 1940s and 1950s will convoy in the “D-Day Rollout 2014.” The vehicles will depart Camp Williams, 17800 Camp Williams Road in Riverton, at 10 a.m. and arrive at the Fort Douglas Military Museum about 11:3...</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> 58032147@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:54:31 MDT Utah Museum of Fine Arts goes deep, with art of Bingham Canyon Mine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57892247-223/mine-utah-exhibit-poulton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57892247-223/mine-utah-exhibit-poulton.html.csp">Utah Museum of Fine Arts goes deep, with art of Bingham Canyon Mine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T16:16:26.126-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For 100 years, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts has been educating people who don’t know good art from a hole in the ground. Today, as part of its centennial celebration, the museum is opening an exhibit that gathers together art works about a remarkable hole in the ground. “Creation and Erasure: Art of the Bingham Canyon Mine” displays more than 100 works — paintings, drawings, prints and photographs — that evoke the history, industry and environmental impact of the Utah landmark, the world’s larg...</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> 57892247@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 16:16:26 MDT Children speak up on behalf of their same-sex parents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58004477-90/utah-families-couples-parents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58004477-90/utah-families-couples-parents.html.csp">Children speak up on behalf of their same-sex parents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T07:24:16.618-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 07:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The first time someone asked Madison Ayoso what her dad did for a living, she was confused. Madison doesn’t have a dad. Neither does her brother Ben Farrar. “Families come in all different forms,” Farrar said to a small assembly gathered outside the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum on Thursday. “Two incredible moms raised me and my sister. ... I wouldn’t want to trade my family for anything in the entire world.” It was the first time Madison, 21, and Ben, 19, have spoken publicly about their...</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> 58004477@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 07:24:16 MDT Cartoonist Pat Bagley completing work on Leonardo mural http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/58002538-225/bagley-mural-leonardo-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/58002538-225/bagley-mural-leonardo-museum.html.csp">Cartoonist Pat Bagley completing work on Leonardo mural</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Carricaburu</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T09:21:44.428-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you haven’t yet had an opportunity to watch Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley at work as the May artist in residence at The Leonardo, now is the time. Bagley, who solicited reader input on which notable Utahns he should include in the wall-size mural he’s creating at the museum’s Lab @ Leo, will be hard at work Thursday and Friday afternoons trying to finish the mural in time for a Saturday night unveiling and party. As he works on the mural, Bagley, a finalist for this year’s...</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> 58002538@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 09:21:44 MDT 3 killed at Brussels Jewish Museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57985698-68/jewish-museum-anti-brussels.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57985698-68/jewish-museum-anti-brussels.html.csp">3 killed at Brussels Jewish Museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-24T21:47:02.485-06:00">Updated May 24, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • Three people were shot dead and a fourth seriously wounded in an armed attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday, officials said. Police detained one suspect and were looking for a second. The bloodshed, which came on the eve of national and European Parliament elections, led officials to immediately raise anti-terror measures. Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, who was in the vicinity, said the scene “was terrible and left me shocked” as he saw the bodies of two of ...</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> 57985698@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 May 2014 21:47:02 MDT 3 killed, 1 injured by gunfire at Brussels Jewish Museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57984262-68/museum-brussels-jewish-scene.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57984262-68/museum-brussels-jewish-scene.html.csp">3 killed, 1 injured by gunfire at Brussels Jewish Museum</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-24T10:43:18.872-06:00">Updated May 24, 2014 10:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BRUSSELS • At least three people have been killed and one seriously injured in a spree of gunfire at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday, officials said. Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, who was in the vicinity, said the scene “was terrible and left me shocked” as he saw two of the three dead lying at the entry of the museum, located in the touristy Sablon neighborhood. Interior Ministry Ingrid Van Daele confirmed the casualties. He added that investigators were still on the scene...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579842622014-05-24T10:43:18.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-24T10:43:18.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57984262@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 May 2014 10:43:18 MDT