"Educate, Participate, Celebrate":
Olympic Winter Games-related
events at the


September 12, 2001-
March 22, 2002, "THE
Berlin 1936," J. Willard
Marriott Library

September 12, 2001- March 22, 2002, "THE NAZI OLYMPICS: Berlin 1936," J. Willard Marriott Library Originally opening at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., in 1996, in conjunction with the start of the Summer Games in Atlanta, the exhibition tells the story of the 1936 Olympic Summer Games in Berlin through athlete testimonials, videos, posters, photographs, and newsreels. Free and open to the public. Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed., and Fri., 9:00 a.m.-6: 00 p.m.; Thurs., 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.; and Sat. and Sun., 1:00 p.m.-5 :00 p.m. Call 801-585-1682 for more information and to arrange group or school tours.

November 12, 2001- February 28, 2002, "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future"; January 7-March 1, 2002, "The Cowboy Way: Architecture, Life and Myth on the San Jacinto Ranch, Elko County, Nevada," Graduate School of Architecture (GSA)
In collaboration with the Utah Humanities Council, the GSA will host two exhibitions during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games: "Yesterday's Tomorrows," a Smithsonian traveling exhibit, depicts images of the future envisioned by earlier designers and planners, including ray guns and robots, nuclear-powered cars and the Atom-Bomb house. "The Cowboy Way" is an exhibition of fieldwork from the Western Regional Architecture Program, focusing on cowboy culture and architecture in Nevada over the past century. Admission is free. Open during regular hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri., Bailey Exhibition Hall. Call the GSA development office at 801-581-8254 to make arrangements for off-hour or group visits.


January 2002, "A Homeland in the West: Utah Jews Remember," J. Willard Marriott Library
In conjunction with THE NAZI OLYMPICS exhibition, the library will honor Utah's enduring Jewish heritage with a local display presented by Common Ground Productions, the United Jewish Federation of Utah, and the 2002 Cultural Olympiad. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission is free.

On January 17, 2002, a special event will honor the Jewish men and women of the West. The celebration will include Jewish stories, traditional foods, Israeli dancing, klezmer music, and personal recollections, 7:30- 10:00 p.m., Gould Auditorium. Admission is free.

January 17, 2002, "Olympic Symbols," a lecture by Robert K. Barney, director emeritus, International Centre for Olympic Studies, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Part of the Tanner Lecture Series, cosponsored by the Utah Humanities Council and the University's Office of the Vice President for Research, 7:30 p.m., Orson Spencer Hall, Waldemar P. Read Auditorium. Call 801-581-7989 for information.

January 18-September 29, 2002, "Utah's First Nations: Peoples of the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau," Utah Museum of Natural History
A celebration of the unique cultures of Utah's seven tribes- Confederated Tribes of Goshute, Navajo, Northwestern Shoshoni, Southern Paiute, Skull Valley Band of Goshute, Northern Ute, and White Mesa Utethrough an exploration of traditional arts; the power of the spoken word; and images that depict stories of historical events, contemporary concerns, and future goals. Presented in cooperation with Utah's American Indian Nations. Exhibit hours: February 9-March 16, Mon.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-9: 00 p.m.; January 18- February 6, and March 17- Sept. 29, Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sun., Noon-5:00 p.m. Admission: $6 adults; $4 children 3-12 years. Call 801-581-6927 for information.

January 28-March 29, 2002, "Game Face: What Does A Woman Athlete Look Like?" Olpin Union
An exhibition of photographs based on a book of the same name, created and edited by sportswriter Jane Gottesman and photographer Geoffrey Biddle. The exhibit's mission is "to convey that athletics is a catalyst for girls' and women's self-creation, self-knowledge, and self-expression." Its political mission is "to reinforce the importance of Title IX by reflecting girls and women at play." Admission is free.


  • Jan. 3: Spring Semester 2002 Classes Begin
  • Feb. 2-26: Extended Spring Break (campus remains open)
  • Feb. 8-24: 2002 Olympic Winter Games
  • Mar. 7-16: 2002 Paralympic Winter Games


February 1-June 2, 2002 - "Athletes in Antiquity," Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Art and artifacts illustrating the ancient Greeks' cultural legacy and its effect on the Western world, from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, California; supported by the S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation. Features the famous Getty bronze, "Statue of a Victorious Youth." Mon.-Fri., 10:00 a.m.-5: 00 p.m; Sat. and Sun., noon-5:00 p.m. Admission is free.

February 4, 12-14, 2002, "Keepers of the Flame," Kingsbury Hall
Local musicians Sam Cardon and Kurt Bestor pay a musical tribute to the Olympic movement with a concert of musical sound tracks illuminating Olympic athletes' stories, narrated by guest Olympians. Filmmaker Bud Greenspan provides a backdrop of Olympic film footage. 8:00 p.m. Tickets: $65, $50, $40, $25. Purchase tickets by phone at 801- 581-7100, 801-355- ARTS, or toll-free at 888- 451-ARTS.

February 20, 2002, "Medals Night at the Plaza," downtown Salt Lake City
The University of Utah will be represented at the Medals Plaza ceremonies by President J. Bernard Machen and others from the University community. For more information on 2002 Games-related events, visit