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Nov. 14, 2007

UI Museum of Art announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

The University of Iowa Museum of Art will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22. It will open at noon the following day, Friday, Nov. 23, but will close at 5 p.m., rather than remain open until 9 p.m., the usual closing time on Fridays.

The museum will be open the usual weekend hours, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 24 and 25.

Visitors should enter the museum through the new permanent entrance, on the east side of the building facing the Iowa River. The new entrance leads into the museum's Nancy and Craig Willis Atrium.

The UI Museum of Art is located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City. Regularly scheduled museum hours, which will resume Wednesday, Nov. 28, are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, and noon to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Admission is free. Public metered parking is available in UI parking lots west and north of the museum.

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STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maggie Anderson, Museum of Art, 319-335-1731,; Peter Alexander, Arts Center Relations, 319-384-0072 (office), 319-541-2846 (cell),