January 16, 2012

Art in Wartime

Radio Broadcast

Station W.L.B.

Wednesday, December 10, 1941

Topic: Art in Wartime
Speaker: Mary Jesness

Introduction: The University Gallery presents its regular Wednesday art broadcast. The other day your Gallery Commentator, Mary Jesness, came to me and said, “What is going to happen to our world? What is going to happen to the art that we know as well as the other things?” She felt that you too might be wondering about it so she would like to tell you about her answer and how she got it. And now here she is… Mary…

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Close: You have been listening to the regular Wednesday art broadcast of the University Gallery. Next Saturday at 11:15 your Gallery Commentator, Mary Jesness, will be back at the microphone to tell you of some of the interesting news of the exhibitions now being shown for you. Meanwhile come to the University Gallery on the third and fourth floors of Northrop Auditorium on the University Campus and see the many fine exhibitions being shown for your pleasure. There is never an admission charge at the University Gallery.

Rebecca Wilson is a graduate student in the Master of Liberal Studies program at the University of Minnesota, completing a minor in Museum Studies. She also serves as a Visitor Services Assistant at the Weisman Art Museum.

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