Reprinted from Illinois State Media Relations.
The University Galleries is hosting the exhibit Magnificent Menagerie through August 7. The show features four galleries of circus posters, art, ephemera, and history. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Magnificent Menagerie is co-organized with Milner Library’s Circus and Allied Arts Collection, including new acquisitions celebrating Barnum & Bailey’s Columbus Spectacle. Drawings by Bloomington-Normal artist Danell Dvorak and sideshow banners by muralist Glen C. Davies are also featured.
University Gallery hours are Monday noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday noon to 7 p.m. and Wednesday–Saturday noon to 4 p.m. The University Galleries are located in room 110 of the Center for the Visual Arts.