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UCM Art Center Gallery Hosts Two Summer Exhibits

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (May 9, 2013) – The University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design will host two exhibitions beginning May 18 and continuing through June 22.

State Fair Nights by Faith Bemiss
"State Fair Nights" by Faith Bemiss

In the Main Gallery, the Mid-Missouri Artists will present their annual exhibition. Members work in a variety of media, including photography, watercolor, pastels, printmaking, and wood.

In the Outer Gallery, John Hess, author, photographer and UCM professor emeritus of biology, will present “The Weavers of Darwin’s Tapestry.”  The exhibit features a selection of photographs from his book “The Galápagos: Exploring Darwin's Tapestry,” which details the seven days he spent on the islands in 2006.

An Opening Reception in honor of both exhibitions is scheduled for Thursday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Summer hours for the Gallery of Art and Design are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and noon-4 p.m. Saturday. The UCM Gallery of Art and Design is located in the Art Center Building at 217 Clark St. in Warrensburg Admission is free, and groups are welcome.  For more information or directions phone 660-543-4498.