Wednesday, November 17, 2010

"The Refuge and the Muries" on display through Jan. 12 at Teton County Library

The Teton County Public Library in Jackson hosts the ehibition "The Refuge & the Muries: An Arctic Exploration."

Olaus and Mardy Murie played a pivotal role in preserving the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, one of the world’s last unaltered landscapes.

The Murie Center celebrates the Refuge’s 50th anniversary with an interactive exhibit of stunning photos and sound recordings. See artifacts from the 1956 Murie Arctic Expedition, which provided political momentum for preserving the Refuge's millions of acres of pristine wildlife habitat. Read journal entries and view photos from local writer and adventurer Molly Loomis, who in 2010 retraced the expedition, following in the adventurous spirit of the Muries. The Murie Center presents this exhibit, on view through Jan. 12.

Location: Library Exhibit Gallery. Free.

FMI: Adult Humanities Coordinator Oona Doherty, 733-2164 ext. 135 or