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Issue 53 - January 2019

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Museum Day

Museum Day

September 21, 2019

Bring family and friends this Museum Day to the Prehistoric Museum for FREE!

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Call for Artists

Art Elevated Exhibit: Call for Artists

November 16, 2019

The Prehistoric Museum, USU Eastern will accept submissions from amateur and professional Utah based artists Tuesday November 12 through Saturday November 16, 2019 for the Art Elevated exhibition.

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Woven Baskets

Weaving a World: Special Events

September 7, 2019

These events compliment the current special exhibition Weaving a World: A way of life in the Four Corners and is included with admissions.

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Happy Labor Day

Free Admission for  Labor Day

September 2, 2019

Bring family and friends this Labor Day to the Prehistoric Museum for FREE! Our new Triassic exhibition highlights Utah's earliest known dinosaur Coelophysis.

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Pioneer Day Wagon

Free Admission for  Pioneer Day

July 24, 2019

Bring family and friends this summer to the Prehistoric Museum for FREE! There are always new exhibitions to see at the museum.

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Weaving a World Exhibition

Weaving a World: A way of life in the Four Corners

June 3, 2109
The Prehistoric Museum presents: Weaving a World: A way of life in the Four Corners exhibition. The exhibition opens to the public Saturday June 15, 2019 and runs through Saturday November 10, 2019.

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Memorial Day

Free Admission for Memorial Day

May 27, 2019
The Prehistoric Museum presents Memorial Day, Monday May 27, 2019. Admission is free all day.
Come explore the newest exhibitions in the Prehistoric Museum.

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Family Day

Family Day at the Prehistoric Museum

May 11, 2019
Spend a day exploring the new exhibitions in geology, paleontology, and archaeology of eastern Utah at the Prehistoric Museum for free.

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Great Hunt Panel

Making Sense of Archaeology - Learning with Independence

March 28 - June 1, 2019
The Prehistoric Museum presents Making Sense of Archaeology exhibition by the Utah Division of State History.

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Art Elevated

Art Elevated: Community Art Exhibition

December 22, 2018
This year’s exhibition represents a wide array of mediums. There are several large paintings and photographs as well as ceramic and wood sculptures.

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Cretaceous Christmas

Cretaceous Christmas

December 1, 2018
Free admission and family activities Saturday, December 1, 2018. Kids activities, Santa, music.

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Artist Call

Art Elevated - Call for Artists

December 10 - 15, 2018
Artists! This is your opportunity to have your art seen and sold in a museum gallery. All mediums of art are welcome.

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Gallery Renovation

Museum to Renovate Its Changing Gallery

November 2, 2018
The gallery that features the annual community art show and other temporary exhibits will be undergoing a much needed face lift.

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Ancient Skies Through Ancient Eyes

Traveling Treasures Kid's Day Out

June 28, 2018
The Prehistoric Museum presents an exhibition by photographer Bob Maynard and features a selection of photographs from Maynard's book on archeoastronomy and night photography.

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Ancient Skies Through Ancient Eyes

Ancient Skies Through Ancient Eyes

March 17 - October 27, 2018
The Prehistoric Museum presents an exhibition by photographer Bob Maynard and features a selection of photographs from Maynard's book on archeoastronomy and night photography.

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The Other Side of Utah

The Other Side of Utah - 2018

February 10 - March 10,  2018
Artists! This is your opportunity to have your art seen and sold in a museum gallery. All mediums of art are welcome.

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Cliff Dwelling

New Cliff Dwelling Exhibit Unveiling

December 2, 2018
The Prehistoric Museum will unveil its latest and most ambitious exhibit yet featuring the ancient cliff dwellers of Southeastern Uta

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Armored Dinosaurs

Extended Dates - Clubs, Horns and Shields: Armored Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

July 1, 2017 - January 10, 2018
Due to the popularity of the exhibit the dates for 
Clubs, Horns and Shields: Armored Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals has been extended through January 15, 2018.

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Armored Dinosaurs

Clubs, Horns and Shields: Armored Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

July 1 - October 28, 2017
The Prehistoric Museum presents 
Clubs, Horns and Shields: Armored Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals, July 1, 2017 through October 28, 2017.

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Tim Riley

Largest Collection of Fremont Perishables Donated to Prehistoric Museum

July 1 - October 28, 2017
The Prehistoric Museum presents 
Clubs, Horns and Shields: Armored Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals, July 1, 2017 through October 28, 2017.

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Ken Carpenter

Jurassic World? Not in This World

June 6, 2015
If you watch “Jurassic World” with a paleontologist, you may be in for a buzzkill. 

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Duck-billed dinosaur

Dinosaurios and Lagartos, Oh My! 

April 18, 2014
Book Release - Carpenter shares a notable accomplishment with two other editors and 10 writers in the release of a new book "Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico."

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Armored Dinosaur

Armored Monster Invades Museum 

2014
Scientist unveil the skeleton of one of the largest known armored dinosaurs in its new home at Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum.

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Giant Clam

Big Find: Giant Utah Clams

2014
Prehistoric Museum researchers stumble upon ancient giant clams south of Price.

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Earthquake Monitor

What's Shakin'?

2014
Museum visitors can witness earthquake patterns that have developed over time.

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Dino Tracks

Dino Tracks on the Ceiling

2014
Miners digging coal encounter these prints in the roof of modern coal-beds in great numbers.

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Dr. Kenneth Carpenter

It All Began with a Monster

2014
He was just 5 years old sitting in a darkened room when the monster entered his life.

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