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MARKER TEXT: Allen S. Weller led the Urbana campus to a period of great artistic growth and innovation from 1954 to 1971. His imagination and efforts were the force behind experimentation in the visual arts, dance, and music. Also, he was the guiding force for the development of Krannert Art Museum, the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, and the Festival of Contemporary Arts.

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