Jun 08 2021
The River Knows Everything: Desolation Canyon and ...

The River Knows Everything: Desolation Canyon and ...

Presented by Utah Humanities and Uintah County Heritage Museum at Online/Virtual Space

Desolation and the Green, Lecture by Author Jim Aton: An overview of the 12,000-year-old history of the human occupation of Desolation-Gray Canyons, this talk will mostly focus on the history of Native Americans and Anglo ranching in the canyon. This talk is based on Aton’s book, The River Knows Everything: Desolation Canyon and the Green.

This event will take place via Zoom. Sign up at www.uintahlibrary.org/h20today.

This event is part of H2O Today, a Smithsonian exhibition that explores the beauty and essential nature of water, our planet’s lifeblood. The exhibition traveling in Utah also features our state’s unique relationship with water and how it shapes how we live.

H2O Today is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and is touring Utah in partnership with Utah Humanities and the Uintah County Heritage Museum. The tour is part of Think Water Utah, a statewide collaboration and conversation on the critical topic of water presented by Utah Humanities and its partners. For more information, see www.utahhumanities.org

H2O Today was adapted from an exhibition organized by the American Museum of Natural History (New York) and the Science Museum of Minnesota (St. Paul), in collaboration with Great Lakes Science Center (Cleveland), Field Museum (Chicago), Instituto Sangari (Sao Paulo), National Museum of Australia (Canberra), Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto), San Diego Natural History Museum, and Science Centre Singapore.

Please check with the venue for the latest on mask and social distancing requirements at that location. Thank you!

Admission Info

Free Admission. Sign up at www.uintahlibrary.org/h20today.

Dates & Times

2021/06/08 - 2021/06/08

Location Info

Online/Virtual Space

Online/Virtual, UT 00000