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SFA art galleries announce Thanksgiving closures

November 20, 2013 - Robbie Goodrich
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art has announced holiday closures for its galleries during the week of Thanksgiving.

The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, for Thanksgiving and open during regular hours Friday, Nov. 29, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30.

Regular hours for the art center are 12:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Currently showing through Jan. 4 in the downstairs Ledbetter Gallery is "Día de los Muertos: Art of the Living and the Dead," which features Day of the Dead altars created by area artists and families to honor loved ones who have passed on.

Showing in the upstairs Reavely Gallery through Jan. 11 is the art of John August Swanson, which includes serigraphs that explore Hispanic folklore, ritual, the Bible, the circus and the opera, among other topics.

The Griffith Gallery in the Griffith Fine Arts Building will be open on Tuesday, Nov. 26, and closed the rest of the week for Thanksgiving break. Regular hours for Griffith are 12:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Showing in Griffith through Dec. 13 is "Undefined Expectations: 1970s Era Prints by British Artists."

The Cole Art Center is located at 320 E. Main St. in downtown Nacogdoches. The Griffith Fine Arts Building is located at 2222 Alumni Drive on the SFA campus.

All art exhibitions are free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.