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Bayly Art Museum Hosts Two Events In Conjunction With Exhibit: The Art Of John Dos Passos

August 17, 2001-- WHAT: Reception and Gallery Talk

WHEN: Exhibition Reception, Friday, Sept. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.,

Gallery Talk by Roger Stein, professor emeritus, U.Va. McIntire Department of Art, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m. WHERE: Both events will be in the Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Rugby Road, Charlottesville

In conjunction with the exhibit, "The Art of John Dos Passos," U.Va.'s Bayly Art Museum will hold two events in the museum. On Friday, Sept. 7, the museum will host a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Parking is available in the Culbreth Theater lot.

Roger Stein, U.Va. professor emeritus and an expert in American art and culture, will give a gallery talk on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m. Parking is available behind the museum and in the Culbreth Theater lot.

Best known as a major literary figure from the 1920s through the 1940s with such books as "Three Soldiers" and "Manhattan Transfer" as well as a social revolutionary, John Dos Passos pursued a concurrent career as a visual artist.

"The Art of John Dos Passos" was organized by International Arts & Artists in conjunction with the Dos Passos estate. Its presentation at the Bayly Art Museum is supported in part by the Museum's Volunteer Board.

The Bayly Art Museum is open to the public without charge Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. The museum is located on Rugby Road, a short distance from the Rotunda. A small parking lot for visitors is located behind the museum.

For more information about the exhibit and the Bayly Art Museum, visit the Bayly Web site at www.virginia.edu/~bayly.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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