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November 2012 News Releases

Paint Washburn Art Auction to showcase artists and 37 unique pieces of art

Media Opportunity: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, Washburn campus.

See Washburn University’s campus in a whole new light at the “Paint Washburn,” an exhibit of 37 pieces created by 33 artists at the Art en Plein Aire event on Washburn’s campus. The art will be available for silent and live auction at the Paint Washburn Art Auction at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, Washburn campus. In addition to the auction, the evening includes music, food and drink.

To view the 37 pieces of unique art, go to washburn.edu/150. Proceeds from the auction will support a permanent, commissioned art piece in recognition of Washburn’s sesquicentennial.

The Paint Washburn Art Auction is one of a series of events leading up to Washburn’s sesquicentennial in 2015. For more information, visit washburn.edu/150.

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Contact:
Washburn Alumni Association, 785-670-1641
Amanda Hughes, university relations, 785-670-2153

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