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Hallie Ford Museum of Art to Close for Winter Break

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art will close Dec. 22 to Jan. 1 to correspond with the closure of Willamette University for winter break. The museum will re-open Jan. 2.

Two special exhibitions are currently on view at the museum. Don Bailey: Spider and the Bureau, The Blanket Series continues in the lobby and Study Gallery through Jan. 13. The exhibition presents a new body of work by this Native American painter and teacher. Women's Work: Contemporary Women Printmakers from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation continues through Jan. 20 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery. The exhibition presents a broad range of prints from the past 35 years by artists from the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia.

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is located at 700 State St. (corner of State and Cottage streets) in downtown Salem near the campus of Willamette University. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The galleries are closed Monday. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for seniors and students. Children younger than 12 are admitted free, and Tuesday is an admission-free day. For more information, call (503) 370-6855 or visit www.willamette.edu/museum_of_art.

12-22-2007