Who did the statues at Thanksgiving Point?

Who did the statues at Thanksgiving Point?

artist Angela Johnson
Created by Utah artist Angela Johnson, the garden includes a total of 15 scenes and 35 statues, with 14 scenes from the New Testament and one LDS Church-inspired scene depicting Joseph Smith’s First Vision.

Is Thanksgiving Point owned by the LDS Church?

Thanksgiving Point founders Alan and Karen Ashton sold part of the Thanksgiving Point Golf Course property to the LDS Church, and initially church developers presented two four-story business buildings for the church-owned business FamilySearch on the total 12-acre site.

How much does it cost to go to Thanksgiving Point?

Starting November 15, guests will see a 20% increase in daily admission to the Butterfly Biosphere, Museum of Ancient Life and the Natural Curiosity Museum. The current $20 (each activity) rate for adults and $15 for children will increase to $24 for adults and $17 for children.

Are dogs allowed at Thanksgiving Point gardens?

Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to visit the 50 acre gardens. The gardens are open from 9am to 8pm and advanced tickets are required.

Who is the owner of Thanksgiving Point?

Ashton (born May 7, 1942) is the co-founder of WordPerfect Corporation and a former professor at Brigham Young University (BYU). Ashton worked for a time with Novell after the company bought WordPerfect, and subsequently founded Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah.

Why is Thanksgiving Point called that?

They considered the land a blessing that they were thankful for, hence the name “Thanksgiving Point.” In gratitude, the Ashtons wanted to give back to the community by creating a family-friendly atmosphere where you can learn together, laugh together, and play together.

Is anything free at Thanksgiving Point?

In addition to free unlimited admission to all five Thanksgiving Point venues, they’ll receive exclusive discounts throughout property, early notification for event registration, and more.

Is there anything free at Thanksgiving Point?

Your Adventure Awaits. Enjoy free admission to our five award-winning venues, receive discounts on events and programs, enjoy advanced purchase opportunities, and much more.

Can you take pictures at Thanksgiving Point?

Thanksgiving Point requires a fee for all commercial filming or photography on property. An application may be filled out online HERE. Groups without a reservation and approval will be denied access.

Who is Ashton Gardens named after?

Alan and Karen Ashton
At the opening of the 2016 season, Thanksgiving Point renamed the gardens “Ashton Gardens” in honor of the contributions and vision of Alan and Karen Ashton and the Ashton Family Foundation. Community horticulture courses are offered by Utah State University master gardener volunteers.

How much is a wedding at Thanksgiving Point?

Without having to mortgage the house or cash in the insurance policy, Thanksgiving Point gives the bride and her parents the opportunity for high-end elegance at prices averaging about $5,000. For families to determine what is “affordable,” Thanksgiving Point welcomes parents to call the sales department.

How long is a Thanksgiving Point membership good for?

one year
All new memberships are valid for one year from date of purchase. Upon renewal current memberships will be extended for one year from expiration date.