Exhibition | The Dam that Saved a Town: Newton Reservoir 1871-2021

Jul 24, 2021–Feb 5, 2022, 9:00 am

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This exhibit celebrates the historic Newton Reservoir, which has been in continuous use for 150 years, by exploring its impact on the community and the importance of water conservation. A virtual tour of the reservoir is at https://www.newtonutah.org/.

This event accompanies H2O Today, a traveling Smithsonian exhibition touring Utah in partnership with Utah Humanities and the Bear River Heritage Area. 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 is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. It 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. For more information, see www.utahhumanities.org

Newton Town Hall is open Monday & Wednesday from 9:00-11:30am & 3:00-6:00pm; Tuesday & Thursday from 9:00am-1:00pm & 3:00-6:00 pm; and Saturday from 12:00-4:00pm

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

Newton Arts & Humanities Committee

Newton Town Hall
51 South Center Street
Newton , UT 84371
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