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(Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune) "American Originals: Norman Rockwell and Scouting" features 23 original works of art by Norman Rockwell at the LDS Church History Museum. Original artwork in the exhibit draws from a collection of paintings used for Boy Scout calendars and covers of Boys’ Life magazine, Thursday, July 18, 2013.
Church History Museum exhibits celebrate 100 years of Scouting
First Published Jul 18 2013 02:32 pm • Last Updated Jul 18 2013 08:11 pm

Two new exhibits celebrating 100 years of Scouting will open at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City on Friday, July 19.

"American Originals: Norman Rockwell and Scouting" features 23 original paintings by Norman Rockwell, one of America’s most iconic artists and illustrators. Rockwell painted the Brown & Bigelow portraits featured on Boy Scout calendars from 1925 to 1975.

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The second exhibit, "A Good Turn Daily: 100 Years of Scouting and The Aaronic Priesthood," recognizes the 100-year relationship between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Boy Scouts of America.

The public can view both exhibits at the Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, west of Temple Square.

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