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Springdale Free Lecture – NPS Museum Collections: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes

October 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Zion National Park Forever Project presents “NPS Museum Collections: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes” by Stephanie Stephens, at the Canyon Community Center in Springdale (126 Lion Blvd), on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. This lecture is free and open to the public.

The National Park Service is responsible for managing more than 48 million objects and over 82,000 linear feet of archives. Join NPS Chief Curator, Stephanie Stephens as she highlights some of the objects, specimens, and archives that tell the story of America, its peoples, cultures, and events that shaped our history.

Stephanie Stephens is the Chief Curator for the National Park Service (NPS) and is currently serving as the Acting Deputy Associate Director of Cultural Resources for Park and National Heritage Areas Programs. Stephanie began her career in 1989 at Joshua Tree National Park as a museum aide. Prior to moving to Washington, D.C. Stephanie was the Regional Curator for the NPS in the Alaska Region. Stephanie earned a BA degree in anthropology from California State University, San Bernardino and an MA in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Museum Studies and Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma at Norman

This lecture is part of the Zion National Park Forever Project’s programming celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the designation of Zion as a national park in 1919. This lecture complements the Zion National Park Human History exhibit, “Keepers of the Sanctuary: Zion’s First 100 Years.”

The Zion National Park Forever Project’s Fern and J. L. Crawford Lecture Series is a collaborative presentation of the Forever Project and the Division of Resource Management in Zion National Park. For more information please call 435-772-3264. Lectures are free and open to the public.

The Zion National Park Forever Project is the official non-profit partner of Zion National Park.


Canyon Community Center
126 Lion Blvd
Springdale, UT 84767 United States
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