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The Attic at Academy Square is the Provo City Library's brand new exhibit space dedicated to bringing in the best art, science, and history exhibits from around the country.



The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci

On display November 2 - December 23, 2015

Leonardo’s scientific and technical drawings have captured the imagination for centuries. This exhibition focuses on 16 drawings, reproducing Leonardo’s drawings on graphic panels and also realizing the idea in model form. Originally developed by the IBM Corporation, this interpretive exhibition encourages visitors to explore these concepts, in many cases through hands-on experiences with working models. 


This exhibit was donated to The Exhibition Alliance by the IBM Corporation, and is circulated by The Exhibition Alliance, Inc., Hamilton, N.Y. 



Family Egg Drop

Tuesday, November 17
7:00 pm, Room 201

Show your engineering prowess in this classic physics challenge. With your family or team of friends, construct an apparatus that will keep an egg from breaking when dropped from a great height. 

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Little Inventors: Not a Box!

Friday, November 13 & November 20
11:00 am, The Attic

For kids ages 4-6 and their parent or caregiver.   Learn about imagination and invention in this special invention-themed activity.

Pre-registration required. Register for one session of Little Inventors the Monday before the program (both sessions are the same). Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 

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Shaping the Arts

On display January 2016

Shaping the Arts is a group exhibit of Utah artists who play a significant role in arts education at the High School level. All young artists start somewhere and often this begins with focused attention and encouragement from teachers. The artists selected for this exhibit range in style from painting to photography. Through their professional experience they pass on enthusiasm and knowledge to Utah’s young artists; shaping the future of our culture. The exhibit includes artworks by Stephen Bartholomew, John Carlisle, Chad Crane, Christine Fedor, Jethro Gillespie, Alexa Hall, Randy Marsh, Bernard Meyers, James Rees, Bruce Robertson and Justin Wheatley. 

 (Featured image: Remnants of Life by James Rees, Oil on canvas)

This exhibit is organized and circulated by the Utah Division of Arts and Museums. 


Green Revolution

On display February - April 2016

Go green with Green Revolution! Come explore how you and your family can be more eco-friendly with a new Smithsonian eco-zibit, made from recycled and repurposed materials. Green Revolution focuses on important environmental issues such as alternative energy sources, green building, recycling, and waste management.


This version of Green Revolution is based on an exhibition originally created by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, and its Black Creativity Council and is made available by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. 

 Questions? Contact Erika Hill: 801-852-7685

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