UTD to Hold Prescreening Of Memory Segment
Of PBS’s Popular Show on Contemporary Art

RICHARDSON, Texas (Aug. 12, 2005) — Mary Medrick and Marilyn Waligore, faculty members in The School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), will host a prescreening of the Memory segment of American television’s only series exclusively dedicated to contemporary art, Art:21, on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m., in the Jonsson Performance Hall.

The event is free and open to the public.

 The program, which is organized in four segments, will premiere on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) Sept. 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7 at 10 p.m. (check local listings). The Memory segment is scheduled to be aired on Sept. 23.

Associate Dean for the Arts, Kathryn Evans said, “We are pleased to be invited to participate in this wonderful project by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The Memory segment should enrich our students’ understanding of how the past impacts an artists’ creative expression.”

Additional information on this event is available http://ah.utdallas.edu/season0506/art21.htm.

For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail utdarts@utdallas.edu or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at http://ah.utdallas.edu/

Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor®, enrolls more than 14,000 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s Web site at www.utdallas.edu.