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Informational Meetings to Detail University Art Trip
to New York

RELEASED: Nov. 15, 2005

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's department of art & design invites the community to join its annual spring trip to New York City.

The trip is scheduled during the university's spring break. Participants will leave at 6 p.m. March 17 from the Haas Fine Arts Center and will return on March 26.

Informational meetings about the trip are planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov, 22, and Wednesday, Dec. 7, in Room 105 of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The trip is an opportunity for students, faculty and community members to explore art, music, theater and food in Manhattan and the Boroughs.

The cost of the ticket includes motor coach transportation and seven nights in a double or quad room with kitchenettes at the Wellington Hotel, located in the middle of the theater district and a few blocks from Central Park.

Although not a guided tour, there are daily optional group activities planned, including visits to major museums such as the recently expanded Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum.

The per-person ticket price is $560 in a quad room and $760 in a double room.

The deadline for purchasing tickets is 5 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets may be purchased in person at the University Service Center in Davies Center or by phone at (715) 836-3727. Cash, credit card or checks are accepted.

For details, contact the department of art & design at (715) 836-3277, or e-mail Bobby Pitts at pittsbl@uwec.edu, Dr. Karen O'Day at odaykm@uwec.edu, or Steve Katrosits at katrossr@uwec.edu.

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