Brigham City Museum-Gallery

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Brigham City Museum-Gallery
Photo of museum exterior/entrance
Entrance to the museum
Established 1970
Location Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah
Coordinates 41°30′40″N 112°01′14″W / 41.51098°N 112.02043°W / 41.51098; -112.02043
Type Art Museum, History Museum
Director Kaia Landon
Public transit access 300 W. @ 24 N.
Website Brigham City Museum

The Brigham City Museum-Gallery, also known as the BCMG or the Brigham City Museum of Art & History, is an art museum and history museum in Brigham City, Utah.

Collections[edit]

The museum's permanent collections include artifacts, photographs, and documents related to the pioneer settlement of Brigham City and Shoshone occupations in the area (including that of the Washakie), as well as historical items from throughout Box Elder County from settlement to the present. The museum also has a collection of fine art, including works by a variety of Utah artists. Some of the collections have been digitized and are available online. Brigham City Museum Collections

History[edit]

The museum opened in 1970. In 2009, a satellite museum, the Box Elder Museum, opened in the King building, and moved to the Hervin Bunderson Center in 2010.

Special Exhibits[edit]

The museum hosts a variety of temporary exhibits, each lasting 4-12 weeks. These include temporary exhibits curated by the museum's staff, as well as traveling exhibits sourced through other museums or organizations (such as NEH on the Road or SITES). Previous exhibits have included displays of works by various Utah artists, including Minerva Teichert, Jim Stettler, and others, as well as Earth From Space (via SITES). Each spring the museum hosts a two-county High School Art Competition. Each summer, the museum curates a quilt exhibit with quilts from throughout the state, with featured quilters from all over.

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