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CONTACT: Linda Pierce
EVENT: From Above: Images of a Storied Land, CLOSING RECEPTION
DATE/TIME: January 4, 2012; gallery opens 5:00 p.m.; program begins 5:45 p.m.; gallery closes 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Ventana Gallery, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., 1910 Innovation Park Drive, Oro Valley, Arizona.
Panel of Southwestern Archaeologists to Discuss “From Above,” Answer Your Questions
Tucson, Ariz., December 23, 2011 —Enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a special panel discussion by archaeologists Ethne Barnes, Arthur Rohn, Jeff Dean, and William Doelle at the free closing reception for From Above: Images of a Storied Land. Archaeologists will share insights on the content of Adriel Heisey’s breathtaking large-format aerial photographs and answer questions from the audience. The program will be held at the Ventana Gallery beginning at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. The galleries will be open from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on that evening. The exhibition closes on January 7, 2012.
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., with the administrative support of the Southern Arizona Art and Cultural Alliance (SAACA), is proud to share this exhibition in the Ventana Gallery, the largest free gallery in southern Arizona. The gallery is located at Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., 1910 Innovation Park Drive, in Oro Valley, Arizona.
Viewing hours are on the first and third Saturdays of each month, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., or by appointment. To arrange a visit to the Ventana Gallery, please contact Pat Deeley at SAACA, 520-797-3959 ext 9.
Ventana received the 2009 Pima County Arts Council Lumie Award for outstanding business partner in support of the arts.
ABOUT ARCHAEOLOGY SOUTHWEST (Formerly THE CENTER FOR DESERT ARCHAEOLOGY)
Archaeology Southwest explores and protects the places of our past throughout the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest. We are a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Explore our website at www.archaeologysouthwest.org.
ABOUT ADRIEL HEISEY
Adriel Heisey began flying airplanes when he was fifteen years old, and his interest in photography developed in tandem. Heisey’s aerial photographs have been featured in numerous publications, including ArizonaHighways, New Mexico Magazine, National Geographic, American Photo, Photo Life, Whole Earth, Journal of the Southwest, and Nature Conservancy. To learn more, visit his website at www.adrielheisey.com.
ABOUT VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (“VMSI”) (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), a member of the Roche Group, innovates and manufactures instruments and reagents that automate tissue processing and slide staining for cancer diagnostics. VENTANA solutions are used in clinical histology and drug development research laboratories worldwide. The company’s “Smart Systems” — intuitive, integrated staining and workflow management platforms that optimize laboratory efficiencies to reduce errors — support diagnosis and inform treatment decisions for anatomic pathology professionals. Together with Roche, VMSI is driving personalized medicine through accelerated drug discovery and the development of “companion diagnostics” to identify the patients most likely to respond favorably to specific therapies. Visit www.ventana.com to learn more.
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