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LOGE GALLERY RECEPTION WELCOMING ARTWORK FROM THE TOPAZ MUSEUM

March 9, 2011                                   
For: IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contact: Heather Nowlin
801-581-7222
heather.nowlin@ptc.utah.edu
 

CALENDAR EVENTS—ART, PUBLIC RECEPTION

 The Loge Gallery, Pioneer Theatre Company, Presents
Testament to Topaz
Art by Internees from the Topaz Internment Camp
PUBLIC RECEPTION
 

Pioneer Theatre Company’s Loge Gallery will hold a special public reception to welcome the exhibit “Testament to Topaz: Internees’ Art from the Topaz Internment Camp.”

Included with the art exhibit are 40 photographs from the camp of which most have not previously been exhibited that have been provided by the J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections Department.

The reception will be held at the Loge Gallery, which is located on the mezzanine level of Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre on the University of Utah campus, 300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, on Sunday March 20, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Jane Beckwith, curator of the Topaz Museum, will be on hand to discuss the art during this public showing. Some survivors, and their families, will also be on hand to formally open the exhibit.

The exhibit of artwork by Topaz internees will be on display in the Loge Gallery from March 18 through April 2, 2011, in conjunction with the run of the drama The Diary of Anne Frank at Pioneer Theatre Company.

WHO:             The Loge Gallery, Pioneer Theatre Company

WHAT:           Public reception for “Testament to Topaz” in collaboration with the J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections Department, the Topaz Museum and museum curator Jane Beckwith.

WHEN:           Reception: Sunday, March 20, 2011

TIMES:           2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:         The Loge Gallery, Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, mezzanine level, 300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

PRICE:            Admission is free

MORE INFO:  Box Office 801-581-6961, Open 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Mon–Fri

 

This program has received funding from the Utah Humanities Council. The Utah Humanities Council promotes understanding of human traditions, values and issues through informed public discussion.

Historical photographs provided by J. Willard Marriott Library, Department of Special Collections.

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