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MPTV'S GREAT TV AUCTION TO OFFER PREVIEW OF ART AT HOME AND GARDEN SHOW

March 11, 2013


A preview of many of the art and collectibles available for bid at the Channel 10 Great TV Auction will be on display at the Wisconsin Realtors Home and Garden Show at the State Fair Park Expo Center Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 24.

The State Fair Park Expo Center is located at 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue in West Allis. The auction's Art Preview Exhibit will be located in the lobby for all attendees of the Home and Garden Show. 2013 marks the sixth year the Wisconsin Realtors have invited MPTV to offer the Art Preview of the upcoming Great TV Auction.

Over 1,000 pieces of art, antiques and collectibles will be displayed and available for pre-bidding. This year features significant collections of antique and Murano Glass birds, and antique opalescent glassware. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. Prizes include a Ford Mustang convertible V6, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and a canoe.

The Channel 10 Great TV Auction is a live, televised event airing on MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2 April 26 through May 4. More information is available at www.GreatTVAuction.com.

To learn more about the Wisconsin Realtors Home & Garden Show, please visit www.realtorshomeandgardenshow.com.

About MPTV
Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) is southeastern Wisconsin's premier non-commercial media organization. MPTV consists of two traditional television stations, WMVS and WMVT, and seven additional digital television services. The MPTV stations are the area's only over-the-air source for PBS and other national public television programs, and also offer a diverse schedule of their own award-winning local series and specials. The station is watched by over 900,000 viewers each week throughout southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
For more information, visit www.mptv.org.
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Contact:
Erin Eaton, Publicist/Grant Writer
E: eatones@matc.edu
P: (414) 297-8229

Darlyne Haertlein, Manager-Community Relations
E: haertled@matc.edu
P: (414) 297-7518