Heritage Conference Schedule

Friday  May 28th, 2021

11:00 am: David Lindsay’s presentation is titled: “Our Valley Speaks: A Sanpete Experience” 

David Chapman Lindsay, a Utah artist, will speak about a digital exhibition titled “Our Valley Speaks: A Sanpete Experience”. This exhibition will give voice to the Sanpete Valley by featuring historical locations in Ephraim and Sanpete, with audio by artists and historians on a smartphone app called “Popwalk”. This app will lead visitors to historical Sanpete locations and help them learn more about these locations and their unique stories and connections to the land and people. 

 

12:00 pm:  Ryan Roos’s presentation is titled “The Lens of Madness: Photographer George Edward Anderson as Central Utah’s Greatest Historian” 

Ryan Roos a western historian and rare book dealer will share more about George Edward Anderson’s fascinating life and photographs which captured a visual history of early life for pioneer people in Ephraim and other rural Utah areas. His work in the early days of photography gave us a rare and important glimpse into the times and activities of Ephraim and Sanpete residents during the late 1800s and early 1900s.  

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Conference Location:
The festival Heritage Conference takes place in the auditorium of the Snow College Huntsman Library, 150 E. College Ave. (the Library is just behind the main administration building, or Noyes building as it is called).

***It’s a good idea to bring a sweater or jacket as the building can feel a little chilly to some people due to air conditioning***

The conference will be held on the campus of Snow College in the new Huntsman Library Auditorium. There is no charge and advance registration is not required. For more information, contact Mike Brenchley at mike@scandinavianfestival.org.