11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Downtown Deseret Book Store, SLC, Utah
Friday, Mar. 29: Cristall Harper
Cristall Haper grew up in a house where art was encouraged. She enjoyed art in high school and graduated from BYU with a bachelor’s in fine arts. She is most well known for her oil paintings of tulips. Each year, she visits the Thanksgiving point tulip gardens to receive inspiration for her artwork.
Friday, Mar. 29: Dave MerrillDave Merrill is most famous for his wildlife oil paintings. He grew up in the small town of Payson, Utah, where he received inspiration for much of his artwork, including his most famous pieces that feature roosters. He received his BFA from BYU and now has artwork featured in galleries in Aspen, Jackson, Scottsdale, Sun Valley, Park City, Kansas City, San Antonio, and Santa Fe.
Special Guests for General Conference Week
Wednesday, Apr. 3: Stephanie Offermann
Stephanie Offermann is visiting from her home in Germany. Her artwork has been featured in the ENSIGN. She wrote and illustrated a children’s book.
Thursday, Apr. 4: David Lindsley
David has studied with artists Daniel Greene and Tom Browning. From 8x10-inch miniatures to 8x10-foot murals, he works exclusively in oils.
Friday, Apr. 5: Mark A. Amacher
Author Mark A. Amacher will be signing his new book, The Savior’s Symbols, accompanied by artist Jeffery Hein.
Friday-Saturday, all day Apr. 5-6: Howard Lyon
Howard has studied art in Italy, France, and most recently at the Grand Central Academy in New York. Howard combined these experiences to expand his subject matter to create inspirational pieces in the style of some of his favorite old masters.
LADIES' NIGHT: Saturday, Apr. 6, 5:30-9:00 pm: Liz Lemon Swindle
Liz's paintings are held in corporate and private collections around the world and have been published in countless magazines and books. Her paintings have focused on the life and experiences of Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and on the life of Christ.
The Mugemancura Siblings Perform at Washington D.C. Temple Visitor's Center
March 30, 7 p.m., 9900 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MarylandRachel, age 8 and Peter, age 11, are musical prodigies in violin and piano. Winners of numerous awards and competitions, they were featured last fall on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Men and Women of Faith Lecture: "Bruce R. McConkie: A Special Witness"
April 11, 7 p.m., Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
The Church History Library will host the Men and Women of Faith lecture: “Bruce R. McConkie: A Special Witness” featuring his son Joseph Fielding McConkie, sharing highlights from the life of the former apostle. This event is free and open to the public.