Whitney Hale

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College: Art Museum

Uncover a World of Treasures at White Elephant Rummage Sale

Published: Jul 15, 2013

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 15, 2013) − Love rummage sales and the hunt for bargains and discarded treasures? Then don't forget to check out the upcoming White Elephant Rummage Sale presented July 20 by the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky.

The museum event gives individuals an opportunity to purchase a varied selection of items donated by museum friends and members including art, books, bric-a-brac, CDs, DVDs, small furniture, household goods, jewelry, toys and vintage accessories, like hats, gloves and purses. Proceeds from the sale will benefit exhibitions and events presented by the museum.

The Art Museum at UK's White Elephant Rummage Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, in the President’s Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public, and free parking will be available in all UK lots. Treasure hunters can preview selected sale items on the museum’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/artmuseumuk.

 

Early bird admission is available to the sale at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 20, for $25. This admission includes Starbucks coffee and pastries.

For more information on the White Elephant Rummage Sale, contact the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky at (859) 257-5716 or visit www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

 

The mission of the Art Museum at UK, part of the UK College of Fine Arts, is to promote the understanding and appreciation of art to enhance the quality of life for the people of Kentucky through collecting, exhibiting, preserving and interpreting outstanding works of visual art from all cultures. Home to a collection of more than 4,500 objects, including American and European paintings, drawings, photographs, prints and sculpture, the Art Museum at UK presents both special exhibitions and shows of work from their permanent collection. 

 

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Hale, 859-257-8716whitney.hale@uky.edu

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