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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
News Bureau Schofield Hall 201 Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
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Tickets Still Available for
Art Institute of Chicago Trip
MAILED: Sept. 24, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE  Tickets are still available for the trip to see "Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South" Oct. 18-21 at the Art Institute of Chicago. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire art department is proud to offer this trip to the only U.S. exhibition of this show.
         Participants will stay at the convenient Cass Hotel in the Rivernorth District of downtown Chicago. Tickets are $175 per person for quad-occupancy rooms or $230 per person for double-occupancy rooms. Price includes round-trip motor coach transportation, three nights lodging and entry fee to the Chicago Art Institute and the Van Gogh exhibition.
         Art department faculty will provide recommendations for a variety of other things to see and do in Chicago, including visits to the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Terra Museum of American Art. The return trip will include a stop at the Milwaukee Art Museum to see an exhibition by world-famous glass artist Dale Chilhuly.
         This trip is open to UW-System students, faculty and staff, as well as all art lovers from the surrounding area. The deadline for purchasing tickets has been extended until Friday, October 5 and tickets are available by phone. Please contact the UW-Eau Claire art department at (715) 836-3277 for more information or call the UW-Eau Claire Service Center, (715) 836-3727, for tickets.

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Updated: Sept. 24, 2001