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CALENDER ITEM: MU to Host Seventh Annual Campus Gallery and Museum Crawl

September 15th, 2011

Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, 573-882-6217,

WHAT:  Attendees can experience a wide variety of exhibitions and activities in a walking tour of MU galleries and museums. Destinations of the crawl include the Craft Studio Gallery, Enns Entomology Museum, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Laws Observatory, Missouri Historic Costume & Textile Collection, Museum of Anthropology, Museum of Art and Archaeology, The Residence on Francis Quadrangle and The State Historical Society of Missouri.

Participants who visit all nine organizations and get their Crawl postcard stamped are eligible to win prizes including T-shirts, art posters and free do-it-yourself classes.

At the crawl, MU will debut a new cell phone audio tour of the Francis Quadrangle. Signs around the quad will instruct users to dial a phone number to learn the history and traditions associated with each tour stop. Sponsored by the Mizzou Alumni Association, the audio tour is free for all users.

WHO:  University of Missouri museums and galleries.

WHEN:  4-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15

WHERE:  Locations throughout the MU campus.

NOTE:  The crawl is free and open to the public. For more information, visit