Material Culture

William Weeks Nauvoo architectural drawings

The Church History collection of William Weeks’ architectural drawings of the Nauvoo Temple are in high resolution and open to researchers’ use. While there, users can browse other featured collections in the catalog.

Church History Museum Online Exhibits

Dozens of current and past exhibits are available online at the Church History Museum. Exhibits are topically varied, showcasing individual artists, historical themes, or objects that reveal cultural histories. Check out the Mormon Trails games or artifacts from the Scouting exhibit.

International Art Competition

The International Art Competition occurs every three years, is organized by a faith-oriented theme, and draws participants from from around the world. See the full version of Richard Lasisi Olagunju’s beaded work (pictured left) from the 11th competition with the theme “Meditations on Belief.”