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Eye to Eye Exhibit Opens at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Eye to Eye: Re-visioning Eye Disease is an interactive exhibit that explores and celebrates the various ways people adapt and overcome the challenges associated with several common diseases of the eye. As part of the ‘Utah Futures’ gallery at the Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center, the exhibit also explores advances in technology and research by Jade Therapeutics that are enabling exciting new treatment options.

Utah Wilderness 50 Reopens at Swaner Preserve

Exhibit Celebrates 50 Winning Photographs Reflecting Utah's Diverse Public Lands

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Nature Unleashed Press Preview

In partnership with the Nano Insititute and USTAR, NanoDays at the Natural History Museum of Utah will include five nano scientists who will be on hand to help visitors explore research of the miniscule world of atoms, molecules, and nanoscale forces. The event features table-top science with hands-on demonstrations and activities for children and adults alike.

Science Movie Night - Twister

Turtle: The Incredible Journey tells the story of a little loggerhead turtle, as she follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Following the film, staff from The Living Planet Aquarium will join us to share the story of their rescued green sea turtle and answer all turtle questions.  

Bill Newmark

William Newmark, research curator, has spent his professional career of 30 years researching a variety of important biological issues, including extinction of vertebrate species, protected area and wildlife corridor design, vertebrate species movement, and conservation and development.

Anne Thomas Sager

Sager, who joined the Utah Museum of Natural History in 2004 as a curatorial assistant, helps to care for the 900,000 archaeological and ethnographic objects. She is actively involved in maintaining the Museum’s collections and enjoys assisting researchers in their work.

Lisa Thompson

AS NHMU’s exhibit developer, Lisa Thompson crafts compelling stories of the natural world to share with Museum visitors. She works with curators, designers and many other Museum staff to select topics for exhibits, develop concept plans and write the labels for exhibits large and small.

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