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Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend

Allangua (Narwhal)

From their depiction in the 1500s as angry sea monsters to their status as icons of pop culture today, the narwhal with its unique spiral tusk has inspired legend in Inuit and European society and fascinated people across cultures for centuries. This mysterious animal and its changing ecosystem are explored in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend.” The exhibition will be on view at the Monte L. Bean Museum in Provo, Utah, from August 28th, 2021, through January 9th,
2022.

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