Author Archives: admin

Viewer Voices: Kim Schoenstadt: Block Plan Series: Provo

Viewer Voices: Kim Schoenstadt: Block Plan Series: Provo

As part of the exhibition Kim Schoenstadt: Block Plan Series: Provo on display at the MOA until April 18, museum patrons are encouraged to share their memories and experiences about the various Provo landmarks and buildings featured in the installation. Here are some of our favorite comments: “I was 12 when I had my first kiss […]

MOA Pays Tribute To Retiree Paul Anderson

MOA Pays Tribute To Retiree Paul Anderson

After working for more than twenty-one years at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art, we congratulate Paul L. Anderson on his retirement. Paul is the quintessential Renaissance man—excelling in many pursuits while making their practice appear quite effortless! His life’s work includes architecture, architectural history, museum design, museum curation, drawing, and hymn writing (“In Fasting […]

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. […]