CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Oct. 18, 2001
UI Museum of Natural History sponsors Saturday children's art programs
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
will sponsor a Saturday art program for children from 1 to 2:30 p.m. beginning
Saturday, Oct. 27 and continuing for five consecutive Saturdays at the Museum,
Macbride Hall, on the University of Iowa campus.
The program, titled "The Nature of Art," will feature painting,
drawing and craft projects with natural history themes employing museum displays
and collection specimens. Open to children ages 7-12, it requires a $15 fee
per child, with materials to be supplied by the museum.
Shara Rowley, museum student staff-member and a University of Iowa painting
student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will teach the class.
Rowley, of Denison, Iowa, is the recipient of the UI's Fine Arts Council Scholarship
and is currently in her third year of study.
To register, or to obtain further information, call David Brenzel, program