CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Big Donation To UI Art Museum Program

IOWA CITY (AP) -- A Chicago couple has donated $500,000 to support a collection-sharing project for the University of Iowa Museum of Art.

The gift commitment from Matthew and Kay Bucksbaum will benefit a program that brings small, pre-selected exhibitions from the museum's collection to museums, nonprofit galleries and art centers in Iowa.

The collection-sharing program began after a historic flood in 2008 damaged the museum and other campus buildings. The gift was made through the University of Iowa Foundation.

Since the flood, the museum's collection of 14,000 paintings, sculptures, and other objects has largely been housed at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport and other sites around campus.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
 
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times

Sponsored content