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Kennedy Museum to host ribbon cutting for Print Study and Research Center

Kennedy Museum of Art will commemorate the opening of The Harvey and Deborah Breverman Print Study and Research Center,
located on the first and second floors of the Museum, with a ribbon cutting and reception Thursday, April 18, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

The Print Study and Research Center was proposed and made possible by Ohio University alumni Harvey and Deborah Breverman.

As an artist, Harvey Breverman has shown his work worldwide. Accounting for more than 80 solo shows to date, his work is
featured in the collection of prestigious museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and the British Museum in London.

Breverman also received numerous grants and awards such as the 2003 Distinguished Teaching of Art Award from the College Art
Association and the rank of the State University of New York Distinguished Professor at the University at Buffalo, New York.

As part of his legacy as an artist and educator, Harvey Breverman and his wife, established the Print Study and Research Center to collect, organize, archive, preserve and make accessible prints and documentation concerning Breverman's artistic career. The opening of this center also integrates with the Museum's educational mission of providing students, faculty and scholars with resources pertaining to Kennedy Museum of Art Permanent Collections.

As of April 18, a selection of materials will be available to view through requests made to the curatorial staff. To schedule a visit please call 740-593-9832.

This event is free and opening to the public.

Kennedy Museum of Art is free and open to the public. The Museum is located on the Ohio University campus in Athens, Ohio. Gallery hours Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 am to 5 pm, Thursdays from 10 am to 8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm. The Museum is closed on University holidays. Please use Visitor Parking spaces on weekdays before 3 p.m. (located directly across from the Museum entrance). After 3 p.m. and on weekends, please park in the "Purple" upper or lower lots located directly across from the Museum entrance. Metered parking is also available throughout The Ridges at all times. Please call 740-593-1304 or go to www.ohio.edu/museum for more information.

The Ohio Arts Council helps fund Kennedy Museum of Art with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.