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CONTACT: TOM MOORE
Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 356-3945
e-mail: thomas-moore@uiowa.edu

Release: Aug. 2, 2001

MEDIA ADVISORY

CHINESE MASK EXHIBIT AT MEDICAL MUSEUM

Visitors, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to view a unique collection of Chinese masks for the first time outside of China beginning at noon on Friday, Aug. 3 in the Medical Museum Gallery B at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

The exhibition includes ancient and contemporary masks. Scholars from the Beijing Natural History Museum assembled the collection and Project Art at UI Hospitals and Clinics designed the display. Project Art, the Medical Museum and the Iowa City Area Science Center are sponsoring the exhibition.

A reception for the opening of the exhibit will begin at noon Friday. To locate the Medical Museum, take Elevator F to the 8th level on the John Colloton Pavilion.

Media representatives who require assistance in covering this event may contact Tom Moore in the Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications at (319) 356-3945.

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