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Aug. 4, 2008

MEDIA ADVISORY: Post-flood media tours of Art Building West, UI Museum of Art

WHAT: Post-flood media tours of the Art Building West and the University of Iowa Museum of Art on the UI campus

WHEN: 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

WHO: The tours will be guided by Jane Meyer, senior associate director of athletics, who has been on loan to UI Facilities Management to oversee the UI's building-by-building, post-flood cleanup efforts; Steve McGuire, professor of art education in the UI School of Art and Art History in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who will assist with the Art Building West tour; and Pamela White, interim director of the UI Museum of Art, who will assist with the museum tour.


Art Building West. To view a map, see

UI Museum of Art. To view a map, see

WHY: To provide an opportunity for members of the media to witness firsthand and photograph and videotape the progress being made in the flood recovery efforts in these buildings

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Those participating in the tours must wear closed-toe shoes for their protection.

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

MEDIA CONTACT: Peter Alexander, 319-384-0072;