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Picnic, Then Nap, Tonight On A Collegeville Lawn

COLLEGEVILLE PA – You can have a picnic, purposely take a lawn nap, and preview photography and art exhibits too, all scheduled for tonight (Thursday, July 24, 2014) from 4-7 outside the Berman Museum at the Ursinus College campus on Main Street.

20140724-SummerLawnPicnic-GoogleImagesThe front lawn of the museum will be filled with musical acts and vendors serving appetizers, ice cream, soft drinks, wine and beer, as well as a large number (it hopes) of picnicking families. The event is free and open to the public, according to a Wednesday reminder from the Collegeville Economic Development Corporation, of which the college is a member.

It’s being billed as the museum’s “Lazy Days of Summer Party” to mark the opening of two new exhibits: “Sleep” by New York-based photographer Michael Putnam, which features images of people around the world sleeping in public places (now you know why napping is allowed); and “77 Portraits,” introducing the human face or figure as depicted by many artists across a range of mediums and time periods.

Berman representatives said they want area residents to know they have a standing invitation to visit and view exhibits throughout the year; admission is always free. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and closed Sundays and Mondays through Aug. 25. On Aug. 26, the museum returns to its regular hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and noon to 4 p.m. on weekends.

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