Exhibit Opening Celebration for 'Hey Buddy, I’m Bill' with Special Guest Barry Morrow

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Enjoy refreshments and an open house in recognition of the fall 2023 Main Library Gallery exhibit, Hey Buddy, I’m Bill, curated by Jen Knights and Brad Ferrier. Following the reception, join us next door in Shambaugh Auditorium for a short performance by Combined Efforts Dance Company and a talk by Emmy and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Barry Morrow about his friendship with Bill Sackter. 

Event Schedule 
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.: Reception and open house with curators Jen Knights and Brad Ferrier 
5:45 p.m.: Brief remarks from Knights and Ferrier in the Main Library Gallery 
6:30 p.m.: Combined Efforts Dance Company performance and talk by special guest Barry Morrow in Shambaugh Auditorium (please RSVP)
The Main Library Gallery is open from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Tuesdays. 

To RSVP for Barry Morrow's talk at 6:30 p.m. in Shambaugh Auditorium, please click here. Seating is first come, first served, but an RSVP helps us plan for attendance.

A recording of Barry's talk will be available online at a later date.

About the exhibit:  
Hey Buddy, I’m Bill shares the story of Bill Sackter, the namesake of Wild Bill’s in the University of Iowa School of Social Work. Sackter was an advocate for people with intellectual disabilities and was beloved in Iowa City and beyond.  

Learn more about the exhibit at lib.uiowa.edu/gallery.   

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 5:30pm to 7:30pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Main Library Gallery & Shambaugh Auditorium
125 West Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sara Pinkham in advance at 319-467-1805 or sara-pinkham@uiowa.edu.