Cache Valley is home to the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Museum of Anthropology, and Utah State University Geology Museum. But it doesn't have a museum about the history of Cache Valley. That may change soon.
Today, as a part of Utah State University’s Year of the Arts, we’ll focus on the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, which is looking forward to a grand re-opening in September after renovation and expansion.
The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art has a virtual walking tour of more than a dozen sculptures found throughout the Utah State University Logan campus. The tour illuminates the meaning behind various statues seen regularly by students and the local community.
Logan’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University is closed for remodeling until 2018. Museum Director Katie Lee Koven said the expansion is needed in order to preserve and maintain the quality of art stored and displayed.
The American Heritage Dictionary defines the word ‘kitsch’ as “Pretentious bad taste, especially in the arts.” Logan’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art has devoted a new exhibition to Kitsch and the evolution of its perception in the context of contemporary art.