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Loyola University Museum of Art Welcomes New Pope John Paul II Exhibit

Exhibit to Be Unveiled at Opening Night Reception


Join the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) as it celebrates the legacy of one of the world's most influential spiritual leaders for over a generation, Pope John Paul II, with the opening of the special exhibition, A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People

The exhibit, which will be on display through August 12, 2007, uses photographs, artifacts, and videos to transport visitors back in time to pre-war Wadowice, the Krakow Ghetto during World War II, and Cardinal Wojtyla's ministry in Krakow and Rome. 

Thursday, April 12, 2007
4 - 6 p.m. - Exhibition unveiling
6 - 8 p.m. - Reception

Loyola University Chicago Water Tower Campus
Exhibition unveiling - LUMA, 820 N. Michigan Ave.
Reception - Beane Hall, 111 E. Pearson, 13th floor

Spend a night with the Loyola University Museum of Art and celebrate the man who used his papacy to promote tolerance, understanding, and dialogue among the world's religions.

About LUMA
Opened in 2005, the Loyola University Museum of Art is dedicated to exploring, promoting, and understanding art and artistic expression that illuminates the enduring spiritual questions of all cultures and societies. As a museum with an interest in education and educational programming, LUMA reflects the University’s Jesuit mission and is dedicated to helping people of all creeds explore the roots of their faith and spiritual quests. Located at Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus, the museum occupies the first three floors of the University’s historic Lewis Towers on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue. For more information, visit the museum’s website at LUC.edu/luma.

Art illuminating the spirit!