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What is Purim?

What is Purim?

The Jewish festival of Purim begins this evening, March 4, at sundown and concludes on Thursday, March 5 at sundown. Purim commemorates the Jewish people’s salvation from destruction, through the faith of Queen Esther and her cousin, Mordecai, as recorded in the Book of Esther. This painting by French artist Lecomte de Nuoy shows Mordecai, […]

Fall 2014 MOA Press Highlights

With four new exhibitions having opened in the past few months, a number of local news outlets have written excellent feature stories about shows on view at the MOA during the fall months of 2014. Browse the list below to view a sampling of this coverage and learn more about our current and recent offerings. […]

December 2014 MOA Mail Print Offer

December 2014 MOA Mail Print Offer

The BYU Museum of Art Store is now stocked with unique holiday ornaments, international nativity sets, stocking stuffers, books, giclee prints, and more items to check off your Christmas shopping list! We always offer free gift wrap on items purchased at the store, as well! Mention MOA Mail during the month of December at the […]

Viewer Voices: Blanket Stories

Viewer Voices: Blanket Stories

“My grandmother, Rosina Godino, crocheted blankets. She would put them over me when I took naps. I still have them and they make me feel warm and safe 35 years later. I put them over my stepdaughter when she naps too.” – Anon. “I had a blanket that I loved so much I tried to […]