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UIS Visual Arts Gallery presents alumni exhibition

April 1, 2008

Contact: Morgan Carroll, 217/206-6506, visarts-ga@uis.edu

SPRINGFIELD - The UIS Alumni Exhibition, a group showing of works by outstanding recent alumni of the Visual Arts program, will be on display in the Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Illinois at Springfield through Friday, April 18.

Image of artwork titled Michaels Blanket
"Michael's Blanket" by Tom W. Woolsey.

A wine and hors d'oeuvres reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 11, as part of the campus' annual Arts Night celebration. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Arts Night, presented as an opportunity for the community to enjoy a variety of arts-related activities, is supported by the Office of UIS Alumni Relations. Other events are a recital by UIS music groups beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Office of Electronic Media's TV studio, located in the lower level of the Public Affairs Center; and a performance of UIS Theatre's production of Period of Adjustment, by Tennessee Williams, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, also in the lower level of the PAC. For information about tickets for the recital and play, contact the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office at 217/206-6160.

The Visual Arts Gallery is located in room 201 of the Health and Sciences Building on the UIS campus. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For further information, go to www.uis.edu/visualarts/ or contact the gallery by phone at 217/206-6506 or by e-mail at visarts-ga@uis.edu.



The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelor's, 20 master's, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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