January 21, 2014

Macomb Alumni and Friends event: "A New Deal for Illinois - The Federal Art Project Collection of Western Illinois University” Exhibition and social at Sherman Hall and WIU Art Gallery
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Sherman Hall 3rd Floor Auditorium
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
Description: Join us for "Jazz and More" on the Macomb Campus of Western Illinois University featuring the special exhibition "A New Deal for Illinois - The Federal Art Project collection of Western Illinois University." If you missed our event at the Figge Art Museum in October featuring this exhibition, now is your chance to view this extraordinary collection! Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson, Director of University Art Gallery, will provide a special tour of the exhibition beginning at 7:15 p.m.

Social 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Tour 7:15 p.m.

Social, scrumptious hors d'oeuvres and cash bar - $10/person

Credit line for painting:
Archibald J. Motley Jr.
Jazz Singers, c.1934
Oil on canvas
Western Illinois University Art Gallery
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration
Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Related Web Site: Online event registration
Contact Information:
 Alumni Association
 Phone: 309-298-1914
 Email: A-Association@wiu.edu
Source: Alumni