Benson Latin American Collection Hosts Peruvian Art Exhibition

Sept. 28, 2011

Event: “Art Across the Americas,” an Austin Lima Sister Cities art exhibition. Reception and month-long exhibition are free and open to the public.

When: Reception is Saturday, Oct. 1, 6-9 p.m. Exhibition runs Oct. 1-30.

Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Benson Latin American Collection, Sid Richardson Hall (SRH 1.108). A campus map is available online. Parking available in Lot 38 (serving the LBJ Museum) off Red River Street.

Background: The Benson Latin American Collection hosts the fifth annual “Art Across the Americas” exhibition of the Austin Lima Sister Cities Committee, featuring original artwork from Peruvian and North American artists. Consul General of Peru Carlos Polo is scheduled to be in attendance.

For more information, contact: Travis Willmann, University of Texas Libraries, 512 495 4644.