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Conservation Talk about 'New Deal' Exhibit Rescheduled for March 3

February 20, 2014

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MACOMB, IL – A gallery talk to outline the conservation efforts for the "A New Deal for Illinois: The Federal Art Project Collection of Western Illinois University" exhibit has been rescheduled for Monday, March 3.

April Hann-Lanford, vice president of Client Services at The Conservation Center in Chicago, will speak from 3-4 p.m. at the University Art Gallery. Hann-Lanford will talk about the work completed on WIU's paintings and prints to get them ready for exhibit at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa and at the WIU Gallery.

The New Deal exhibit will be on display at WIU through Saturday, March 1. The show, sponsored by the WIU Foundation and WIU emeriti faculty members Bill and Jo Sanders, highlights about 40 works from WIU's permanent collection.

Hann-Lanford's talk is open free to the public. For more information or for gallery hours, visit

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