The landscape of the United States is cluttered with histories interpreted through personal perceptions. This complex combination is represented in this painting of North America topped with South America. Credit: “Umber America” by George Mark England. Courtesy of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums. All Rights Reserved.
Voices: Discord and Harmony in 1896
In this exhibit, we explore Utah's history.
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A retablo scene in a box commemorating the centennial arrival of Latter-day Saint members to the Salt Lake Valley, 1896-1996. The scene depicts the traditional settler coming by wagon or handcart surrounded by what was already here: the landscape, animals, and Indigenous peoples.
Credit: “Utah Centennial 1996 Retablo” by Jeronimo Lozano. Courtesy of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums. All Rights Reserved.