Topic: College of Fine Arts

October 3, 2008

Art lovers will once again have the opportunity to attend the International Exposition of Sculptural Objects and Functional Art (SOFA) at Navy Pier in Chicago Nov. 8.

The Ball State University Museum of Art, F.B. Fogg and the Indiana Women of Achievement Awards Committee are offering another bsu tour to this year's event.

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the SOFA Exposition in Chicago.  Art galleries from around the world bring together outstanding sculptures, amazing art glass and beautiful jewelry from internationally renowned artists for the exposition.  There are lectures given by artists, professionals and collectors. Admittance to all presentations is included in the entry fee.  F.B. Fogg will be the tour guide for the trip, enriching the experience with its artistic perspective.

The tour also includes breakfast on the trip to Chicago, lunch at the Riva Restaurant on Navy Pier, brownies by Sue Kaiser on the return trip, along with the SOFA admission price and roundtrip coach transportation. The cost is $150 per person.

The bus will leave from the Ball State Alumni Center at 7 a.m. Nov. 8.  Visit www.bsu.edu/artmuseum/bustours for further information on the exposition, including the reservation form. Please RSVP by Oct. 17.

By Alyssa Brumback