(July 31, 2014) -- The UTSA University Center (U.C.) will host the opening reception of its newest exhibit, "UTSA Traditions," from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26 the U.C. window lounge and Gallery 23. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit will run through Dec. 12.
Curated by Jana Schwartz, associate director of University Center communications and programs, the exhibit will showcase the history of traditions that have contributed to UTSA's unique and rich campus culture. Photos and examples of both recent and long-standing traditions will be on display for the public to enjoy.
Mr. UTSA Zack Dunn and Ms. UTSA Rebecca Smith will introduce the exhibit at the reception. They will be joined by members of the UTSA Spirit of San Antonio Marching Band, mascot Rowdy and members of the UTSA Cheerleading squad. UTSA President Ricardo Romo will present a few words on the exhibit and UTSA traditions.
Gallery 23 offers cultural enrichment, enhances diversity on campus and provides educational opportunities to explore the arts. The gallery showcases artwork by UTSA students, staff, faculty, alumni and local artists.
Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday. The gallery takes its name from its room number, University Center Room 1.02.23.
For more information, email Jana Schwartz or call 210-458-5099.
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