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Special Events at the WAC 2010 Conference

Breakfast (Thursday-Saturday, 7:30am–8:30am)
Continental Breakfast is available in Alumni Hall, at the west end of the 1st Floor of the Indiana Memorial Union. Please note, in consulting the IMU map, that you may cross through the South Lounge to reach Alumni Hall without exiting the building.

Reception (Thursday, 5:30pm–6:30pm)
Indulge in our beautiful I.M. Pei-designed Fine Arts Museum, local and organic foods, and libations from the cash bar.

All four galleries of the museum will be open for your enjoyment during the reception.

Local Color Tours (Friday, 4:15pm–5:30pm)
Guided tours are available on a first come, first served basis of the following:

  • The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
  • The Lilly Library of rare books and collections
  • The Thomas Hart Benton murals of Indiana history in the IU Auditorium
  • The artwork of the Indiana Memorial Union

Meet in the conference registration area, also known as the East Lounge; signs will indicate the gathering place for each tour. A guide will escort you to your destination.

Reception (Friday, 6:00pm–7:30pm)
Enjoy delightful local and organic foods, live music by the Alliteration Trio, and drinks from the cash bar at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center. Should the weather be cooperative, guests may also move outside onto the terrace.

The Neal Marshall Center is at the corner of Jordan Ave. and 7th Street, about three blocks east of the IMU. (The IMU is on 7th Street, and east is to the right as you walk out.) Follow 7th Street to the IU Auditorium; the Neal Marshall Center is on the back right, or southeast side, of that building.