In addition to numerous volunteer activities, including serving on the Members Council, Marlene coordinated The Museum Store and Coffee Bar for nearly 10 years and was instrumental in its transformation from an occasional operation to a beloved Museum staple. Under her guidance, the store opened as a permanent part of the Museum in the fall of 2001. In fall of 2003 it moved to the mezzanine overlooking the
These photos were taken by one of our newest volunteers, Natalia Salazar. Natalia is a UI photography student who has worked for The Daily Iowan and the City of Chicago, and she hopes to get into magazine photography in the future. We'll probably be using some of her photographs in our Fall 2008 UIMA Magazine. Thanks for your work, Natalia!