COVID-19 info for October 2021: We're still open online! We continue to make minor adjustments to order fulfillment to accommodate local health regulations and resolve occasional supply chain issues. We now accept PayPal, major credit cards and Venmo (via PayPal) for online orders, but we had to permanently discontinue in-store pickups, replacing them with free expedited domestic shipping on most products. Orders are fulfilled on schedule by us or directly through our manufacturing partners, but some delays could be possible as the holiday season begins.

Al Young Studios Newsroom

Growing Light by Elspeth Young featured in permanent exhibit


Growing Light  by Elspeth Young is one of thirty original artworks featured in a permanent exhibit now open to the public at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City.  After being closed for a year-long renovation, the Museum reopened on September 30, 2015, featuring the exhibit entitled The Heavens are Opened.  This flagship exhibit  focuses on the manner in which God worked through Joseph Smith and others to establish The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Elspeth's painting not only tells a thoroughly documented story from the first days of the publication of the Book of Mormon (read more in The Story Behind the Painting), but enables youth who participate in the exhibit to more readily see the great part that young members of the Church played—and can yet play—in the long foretold restoration of the latter-days.  The painting hangs in the exhibition area celebrating the Kirtland, Ohio era of Church history.

Tags: Growing Light, 2015, Exhibits, News

Browse articles by year: 2021 . 2020 . 2019 . 2018 . 2017 . 2016 . 2015 . 2014 . 2013 . 2012 . 2011 . 2010 . 2009 . 2008 . 2007 . 2006 . 2005 . 2004 . 2003 . 2002 . 2001 . 2000 . 1999 . 1998 . 1997 . 1996
Browse articles by topic: Art lessons . BenHaven Archives . Blank art diaries . Fine art photography . Framing . Illustration . Inspiration and creativity . Isles of Rune . LDS temple artworks . Limited Editions Collection . My Fathers Captivity . News . Novellas . Oil paintings and prints . Operations announcements . Orders and shipping . Overview . Portfolios . The Papers of Seymore Wainscott . Project commentaries . Recipes by Nancy Young . Recommended reading . Recommended viewing . The Storybook Home Journal . Tips and techniques . Tools supplies and operations