Arnold Friberg art collection going on display in Bountiful
A lithographed collection of Arnold Friberg's Book of Mormon art will be on display at Apple Frame Gallery in Bountiful, beginning Friday and continuing through June 27.
Friberg was commissioned to create a series of paintings depicting events in the Book of Mormon for the 50th anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Primary publication "The Children's Friend." The original paintings now hang in the LDS Conference Center.
The exhibit marks the first time the signed and numbered collection of Friberg's lithographs collection will be displayed.
Friberg, 94, was born Dec. 13, 1913, in Winnetka, Ill. His works include the 1975 painting "The Prayer at Valley Forge" depicting George Washington praying while the Continental Army winters at Valley Forge.
Hours of the exhibit are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday (opening night), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The gallery, at 70 N. Main St., Suite 104, in Bountiful, is closed Sundays. For more information, call 801-298-1227.
Summer activities for children
Brigham Young University's Museum of Peoples and Cultures is offering summer activities through its "Mornings @ the Museum."
The free program is designed for children ages 3-12, accompanied by an adult, to spend an hour in cultural presentations, stories and hands-on, take-home activities. It takes place Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. through Aug. 7.
Topics include pottery, kachinas and archaeology. Special edition topics, including a dance program, will be offered occasionally. Each session will focus on one theme and will include presentations (accompanied by exhibit objects and other visual aids), stories, music and a craft that relates to the specific topic.
For a schedule, visit the education page at mpc.byu.edu or call 801-422-0022 for reservations.
Battalion Heritage Day is June 14
The Mormon Battalion Association will present its annual Heritage Day on June 14 at 10 a.m. in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square. The theme is "The Manifest Destiny of the West 1846-1848." Music will be provided by the Southern Utah Heritage Choir, and speakers will be Elder Robert S. Wood of the Seventy and Ellis Ivory, chairman of the board of This Is the Place Heritage Park. Tickets are free but required for admission. To request tickets, call 801-943-9393 or 277-9801.
BYU coach scheduled to speak
The BYU Management Society-Salt Lake Chapter June luncheon will feature guest speaker Dave Rose, head coach of the BYU men's basketball team. The luncheon will be June 12 at noon in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in the Empire Room on the main floor in downtown Salt Lake City.
Rose is entering his fourth year as head coach of the Cougars, compiling a 72-26 record, two Mountain West Conference championships and two NCAA tournament appearances in three seasons.
DVD honors President Hinckley
"Gordon B. Hinckley: Honoring the Life and Legacy of a Prophet" is available now on DVD from Excel Entertainment and KSL-TV. The production is a collection of interviews and footage of LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, who died in January at the age of 97. It includes footage from President Hinckley's first tour to Africa, his involvement with the Olympics and the historic announcement about the rebuilding of the Nauvoo Temple. It also features interviews with family, friends and colleagues.