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Charlie Trotter Hosts Fundraiser for Loyola University Museum of Art's

Upcoming Exhibition -- The Missing Peace


Chef Charlie Trotter is hosting an inspiring evening and elegant reception in support of The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, an international art exhibition and educational project running October 28, 2006 - January 15, 2007 at the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA).

All of the exhibit's works, donated by artists such as Richard Gere, Chuck Close, Laurie Anderson, etc., will be available for purchase at the dinner. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the worldwide exhibition and related educational programs. Remaining funds will support The Committee of 100 for Tibet and The Dalai Lama Foundation, the non-profit co-sponsors of The Missing Peace.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006
6:30 p.m.

Charlie Trotter's
816 West Armitage Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama is an international, multimedia, contemporary art exhibition and educational project designed to engage people in thinking about, talking about, experiencing, and creating peace. Eighty-eight artists from thirty countries have contributed artworks furthering the principles embodied by the Dalai Lama. For more information, please visit www.luc.edu/luma.

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!