Traditions and rituals of marriage explored at USU museum

The traditions and rituals associated with marriage and courtship across cultures will be explored at the next Saturdays at the Museum activity at Utah State University’s Museum of Anthropology on Saturday, June 9.  

Visitors can learn about wedding rituals in modern and ancient times as well as courtship practices throughout the world, information about the traditions, including the symbolism of the wedding dress, what colors are traditionally used for weddings, the language of flowers and the purpose of engagement rings. To accompany its wedding theme, the museum will also offer henna tattoos and other wedding activities free of charge to the public.

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