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Art directors make wager on LSU-WVU game

3 years ago September 14, 2011 Sep 14, 2011 Wednesday, September 14 2011 Wednesday, September 14, 2011 1:22:07 AM EDT in Sports
Source: Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.- Art museum directors at West Virginia University and LSU have made a friendly wager on the outcome of their schools' upcoming meeting on the football field.

No. 3 LSU and No. 18 West Virginia will play in Morgantown on Sept. 24.

Each museum is offering the six-week loan of a work of art if their team loses.

LSU Museum of Art Executive Director Thomas Livesay is putting up a 19th-century silver tea set fashioned in New Orleans.

Joyce Ice, director of The Art Museum of WVU, is offering a Rockwell Kent oil painting focusing on coal's place in U.S. history.

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