100 E. 700 N.
Provo, UT 84602
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The Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) is BYU’s Teaching Museum, inspiring students to life-long learning and service and mentoring them in collections-focused activities that reinforce BYU ideals of education as spiritually strengthening, intellectually enlarging, and character building.
The MPC houses BYU's anthropological and archaeological collections. Many children's programs and special events are also held by the MPC. Educational activities and teaching resources are available as well.
Aside from having exhibits open, the MPC will have free crafts, food, activities, tours, and more.
Exhibits on display will be:
"Entwined: A Vibrant Heritage of the Modern Maya," an exhibition that shows how past traditions are still a part of the modern Mayan world. The exhibition aims to showcase the modern Maya textiles as an art so as to diminish a stereotype of technological primitiveness.
And "Mexican Masks: Concealing Faces, Revealing Expressions." The exhibit offers a look into Mexican culture as well as traditional celebratory experiences. The intricacies of the masks reveal the lifestyles and ingenuity of this particular culture.
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