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Tuesday, March 26 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Spiral Jetty and Golden Spike Monument Tour | Tuesday Option

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This tour requires pre-registration. This tour is also offered on Saturday, March 30.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Hikmet Loe will provide a guided bus tour with stops at the Golden Spike National Historic Site and Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, The monumental earthwork Spiral Jetty (1970) is located off Rozel Point in the north arm of Great Salt Lake. Made of black basalt rocks and earth gathered from the site, Spiral Jetty is a 15-foot-wide coil that stretches more than 1,500 feet into the lake.

The guide for this trip is local expert, Hikmet Loe. Hikmet is an artist, art historian and librarian whose work addresses our perceptual and cultural constructs of the land. She recently published book "The Spiral Jetty Encyclo." Boxed lunches will be provided on this tour.

Maximum Participants: 37

Fee: $80

Accessibility: Walking over rough ground, standing

Transportation: Coach bus from conference hotel, walk. Meet your tour wrangler at the 600 South entrance of the Grand America.


Nicole Beatty

Arts and Humanities Librarian, Weber State University

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Hikmet Loe

Adjunct Coordinator, Art History, Westminster College
A former art librarian and ARLIS/NA member, Hikmet Loe now teaches art history at Westminster College in Salt Lake City. She is a leading expert on Robert Smithson and his epic earthwork, Spiral Jetty... Read More →

Tuesday March 26, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm MDT
Spiral Jetty