Art Lenders Agree to ‘Sacred Gifts’ Extension
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
EUROPEAN ART LENDERS AGREE TO EXTENSION OF POPULAR BYU EXHIBITION: Enthusiastic patron response cited by BYU Museum of Art staff as main motivator
PROVO, UT – In the wake of overwhelming patron response to Sacred Gifts: The Religious Art of Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofmann, and Frans Schwartz, Brigham Young University Museum of Art officials and art lenders from Europe and New York negotiated an exhibition extension through May 26, two weeks later than the original May 10 closing.
Along with the extension, the Museum announced an expansion of operating hours (10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday starting May 1) to accommodate more attendees during the exhibition