“Seeking theDivine: Ritual, Prayer, and Celebration,” an exhibit which has been showcasedin the Brigham Young University Museum of Peoples and Cultures since May of2005, will close at the end of March.
The museum, located at 700 N. 100 East inProvo, is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. andTuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free. Tours andFamily Home Evening programs are available, and Boy Scout and Cub Scoutactivity patches can also be completed at any time.
The exhibitionexplores rituals and ceremonies that empower people to seek the divine,especially during crucial life events such as birth, coming-of-age, marriage,and death. With artifacts from Mesoamerica, Polynesia, Africa, and parts ofSoutheast Asia, “Seeking the Divine” bridges the barriers between cultures byrevealing the universality oftheir common beliefs.
For moreinformation, visit mpc.byu.edu or call (801) 422-0020.
Writer: David Luker