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Weaving a Revolution at NHMU

Monday February 11, 2013

Weaving a Revolution

"Weaving a Revolution," a special exhibit appearing at the Natural History Museum of Utah now through April 28th, tells the story of a renaissance of Navajo basket weaving that has taken place over the past thirty years in the Utah strip of the Navajo reservation near Monument Valley.

"Weaving a Revolution" features more than 150 works of art created by basket makers from the Monument Valley, Utah area. A cluster of families - the Blacks, Bitsinnies, and Rocks - have combined tradition and innovation, continuing to make ceremonial baskets and also creating original patterns to tell their own stories. The result is a stunning display of color, artistry and history that's uniquely Utah.

The Natural History Museum of Utah is located at 301 Wakara Way on Salt Lake's eastern foothills. Tel: 801-581-4303

Special exhibit included with museum admission
Adults $11, Seniors 65 and over $9, Youth 13-24 $9, Children 3-12 $8, Children 2 and under free. Free for museum members and University of Utah students, faculty and staff with valid ID

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