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Current Exhibits

Maya Weaving: Colors of Enchantment

Maya Weaving: Colors of Enchantment allows visitors to travel across Central America to the countries of Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize, and Guatemala. We invite them to explore the customs and history of the Maya people through the lens of their rich and vibrant textiles.

The Maya people have a rich history with textile work that is incorporated into multiple aspects of their culture. Come discover how these dynamic people weave their historical roots with modern life through color, pattern, and tradition.
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Mesoamerican Jade: Artifacts or Artifice

Learn how a BYU student collaborated with her professor on an extensive research project analyzing hundreds of Mesoamerican "jade" stone artifacts to separate the real artifacts from the modern forgeries. How can we determine whether an item is authentic, and why does knowing matter?

Utah Valley

As residents of Utah Valley, the stories of its inhabitants are ours to know, protect, and preserve. Through this exhibit, explore the commonalities and differences of the peoples of Utah Valley: Archaic, Fremont, Ute, and Euro-American; and consider what you will contribute to its rich heritage.