April 22, 2017
McRay Magleby (b.1941), Earth Day, 1993, lithograph, 32 5/8 x 22 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.
Happy Earth Day from the BYU Museum of Art! Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22, was first celebrated in 1970 as part of a teaching initiative to educate communities about environmental issues. Today, many countries and communities recognize Earth Day and coordinate educational events in conjunction with the day.