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BYU Museum of Peoples, Cultures plans free celebration Sept. 13

Brigham Young University’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures will participate in the statewide “Celebrate Your Museum” Day with a special museum opening Saturday, Sept. 13, with games, crafts, prizes, tours and activities available from 10 a.m. to noon.

Tours of the museum’s two exhibits, “Touching the Past: Traditions of Casas Grandes” and “Kachinas of the Southwest: Dances, Dolls and Rain” will be given every half hour. Special crafts and story time will be available for young children.

This event is free and refreshments will be provided.

The museum is located at 700 N. 100 E. in Provo. Normal hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

“Celebrate Your Museum” Day is sponsored by the Utah Office of Museum Services, the Utah Museums Association and the International Society of Daughters of Utah Pioneers.

For more information, contact Erika Riggs at (801) 422-0020 or mpc@byu.edu, or visit mpc.byu.edu.

Writer: Brady Toone

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