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SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Oct. 25, 2010 — The public will have the chance to buy original pieces of art to help send Drury students on a study abroad trip on Friday, Oct. 29, from 4-7 p.m. in the Pool Art Center Gallery at Drury University. Jacqueline Warren and Todd Lowery, Professors of Art and Design at Drury and the fundraiser sponsors, will be joined by professors Greg Booker, Rebecca Miller, and Tom Russo; proceeds from the sale will be used to help fund a trip to Florence, Italy.
This is the 21st year Drury students will study abroad in Florence, Italy. Students who participate in the program are eligible to apply for Drury’s multiple study abroad scholarships.
The event is celebrating the closing of the exhibition "The Power of Beauty" by Jacqueline Warren, the October exhibition in the Pool Arts Center Gallery. The reception and sale begins at 4 p.m., but the public can begin viewing the art that morning at 9 a.m.
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