Capturing the Canyons: Artists in the National Parks

<img class=”wp-image-12504 size-medium” src=”http://moa.byu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Parks-image-WEB-200×300.jpg” alt=”Parks image WEB” width=”200″ height=”300″ /> Anton J. Rasmussen, “Bryce Canyon (Diptych),” 1983, oil on canvas mounted, Salt Lake City Department of Airports.
<h5>April 29 – August 20, 2016</h5>
Inspired by the centennial anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service in 2016, this exhibition provides another way for the community to celebrate these remarkable outdoor spaces, explore the history of the parks, and pay homage to these beautiful lands.

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This exhibition celebrates the dynamic relationship between artists and National Park sites. For over a century, these iconic landscapes have inspired artists to create images that established the identities of the Parks in the minds of the public, captured history, and fueled endless artistic pursuit.

<em>Capturing the Canyons: Artists in the National Parks</em> is shown in conjunction with the centennial anniversary of the U.S. National Parks Service. The exhibition features artworks from a wide variety of artists focusing on National Parks in Utah and surrounding states: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Zion, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and Yosemite.

[/tab] [tab title=”Events”] <h4>Family Arts Festival</h4>
<strong>Friday, June 3 | 10 AM – 2 PM</strong>
Our annual Family Arts Festival is themed in conjunction with the exhibition Capturing the Canyon: Artists in the National Parks. Families and children are invited for a day of art, crafts, activities, and education.
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<a href=”http://www.saltlakemagazine.com/blog/2016/05/16/capturing-the-canyons-artists-in-the-national-parks/”>Salt Lake Magazine</a>

<a href=”http://elevennews.byu.edu/2016/05/byus-museum-of-art-brings-the-wonder-of-national-parks-to-provo/”>Channel 11 News</a>

<a href=”http://utahvalley360.com/2016/06/10/byu-moa-national-parks-exhibit/”>Utah Valley 360</a>

<a href=”http://ilove.sltrib.com/2016/05/we-love-capturing-the-canyons-artists-in-the-national-parks/”>Salt Lake Tribune</a>

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Follow this link to discover even more resources, videos, and fun things to do and read about our National Parks: <span style=”color: #3366ff;”><a style=”color: #3366ff;” href=”http://moa.byu.edu/parks-partners/”>MOA Parks Partners</a></span>

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