The Roots of Knowledge in Utah Valley

See UVU’s sprawling stained-glass visualization of the evolution of knowledge

Located on Utah Valley University’s campus in the Fulton Library, this permanent installation tells the story of learning and knowledge from the dawn of time to the present day. The feature is comprised of eighty panes and thousands of pieces of glass—plus actual rock, fossils, coins, meteorite, petrified wood and coral. Natural light fills the room as you journey through time and knowledge at this transformative exhibit.

Explore with the app

Download the Roots of Knowledge app which offers extra information on each panel as you journey from…

Guided tours

Reserve a time and request a tour guide who will expand on the features of each stained-glass pane.


Plan ahead and be there for one the many lectures and other events held at the exhibit.

Virtual tour

If you want a peek at what you’ll see or can’t make it in person, take the virtual tour of the…

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See a play, a live orchestra performance or a ballet or modern dance show at UVU’s new Noorda Center for the Performing Arts.