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University Art Gallery sale to benefit "Close to the Border"

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will hold a "Renovation Sale" from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 14, featuring donated artworks, frames, crates, Plexiglas cases, books, magazines and other bargains.

e will be held on the lawn of Williams Hall, just east of Solano on University Avenue. Proceeds will benefit the gallery's biennial exhibition "Close to the Border/Cerca de la Frontera."

The University Art Gallery is under renovation and will reopen in September with the "Louis Ocepek Retrospective" exhibition.

The renovated gallery will feature a new heating and air conditioning system that can meet professional museum standards for humidity and temperature control.

Items to be offered in the "Renovation Sale" have been accumulated during the gallery's 26-year history. For more information call Silvia Marinas, acting director of the gallery, at (505) 646-4011.