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Museum of Peoples, Cultures hosts family Passport event July 11

Families are invited to join Brigham Young University’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures in an evening of exploration and adventure at the museum’s annual event, “Passports: A Cultural Discovery Day,” Monday, July 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the museum located at 100 E. 700 N. in Provo. 

“Passports” is an open house, allowing families to come and go depending on their personal schedules. The event is free and refreshments will be provided.

The event is designed for families to gain knowledge of cultures form all over the world.  This year, the booths will cover Guatemala, ancient Utah, ancient Greece, Polynesia and Africa.  Booths will include a brief educational background and a hands-on activity.  Each family member will be given a passport booklet that will be stamped at every booth after completing the activity.

“‘Passports’ is a great way to learn about people from different walks of life,” said Anna McKean, promotions manager for the museum. “It is also a lot of fun and a great activity for a summer night.”

For more information, visit mpc.byu.edu or contact the MPC at (801) 422-0020 or mpc@byu.edu.  The museum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Writer: Mel Gardner

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