Leslie Anderson, curator of European, American and regional art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, leads a tour through "Go West! Art of the American Frontier” at the Salt Lake museum on Wednesday. The traveling exhibition, from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, opens to the general public on Sunday and will run through March 11. It’s the first major traveling exhibition at the museum since its newly remodeled galleries reopened in late August.Comment on this story
Highlights of the exhibition include works by iconic landscape painters Thomas Moran and Albert Bierstadt, renowned painter and sculptor Frederic Remington and Rosa Bonheur, one of the 19th century’s best-known female artists. Admission is $18.95 for adults, $15.95 for senior citizens and youth ages 6 to 18 and free for children 5 and under. There is no charge for museum members, and University of Utah students, staff and faculty. Museum hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on Wednesdays, when the museum is open until 9 p.m. It is closed on Mondays.
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