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SAVE THE DATE! : Silent Auction at LUMA Set for February 28

Unique Chicago Cultural Experiences Available and Special Exhibition Preview

Archie Rand, Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:10), The 19 Diaspora Paintings, 2002

What:             

The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) will host “Behind-the-Scenes with Chicago Art Treasures,” a unique silent auction featuring opportunities to bid on exclusive Chicago cultural experiences, including a private Joffrey Ballet rehearsal viewing, a tour of the Chicago History Museum costume archives, a behind-the-scenes look at the Lester Lampert jewelry workshop, an intimate evening at LUMA with a curator-led candlelight tour of the Martin D’Arcy, S.J., Collection, and much more.

The evening also includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a special Archie Rand: Making Belief—True Adventures with Word and Image exhibition preview (exhibition opens to the public on March 2). All proceeds will benefit LUMA’s conservation fund to help care for the museum’s various collections.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Ann Fruland at efruland@luc.edu or 312.915.6719 for details.

When:

Thursday, February 28, 2013
6–9 p.m.

Where:           

Loyola University Museum of Art
820 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

About LUMA
Opened in 2005, the Loyola University Museum of Art is dedicated to exploring, promoting, and understanding art and artistic expression that illuminates the enduring spiritual questions of all cultures and societies. As a museum with an interest in education and educational programming, LUMA reflects the University’s Jesuit mission and is dedicated to helping people of all creeds explore the roots of their faith and spiritual quests. Located at Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus, the museum occupies the first three floors of the University’s historic Lewis Towers on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue. For more information, visit the museum’s website at LUC.edu/luma.

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