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Public COVID 19 Health Protocols* for the Bowlus Fine Arts Center, as of July 2, 2020.

Upon entering this venue for public activity you agree to the following:

  • You are entering “at your own risk”, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By entering these doors, you assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree to hold harmless and indemnify The Bowlus Fine Arts and Cultural Trust; its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, and volunteers in the case of any illness or injury or death.
  • You will not enter if you have any of the following symptoms of acute respiratory illness, any other symptoms of COVID-10, or have been confirmed to currently have an active case of COVID-19:
    • o  Fever or Chills
    • o  Cough
    • o  Loss of taste or smell
    • o  Sore throat
    • o  Congestion or runny nose
    • o  Nausea or Diarrhea
  • You will not enter if you have had contact with anyone experiencing the conditions listed above or anyone who has been confirmed with COVID-19.
  • You will not enter if you have traveled inside of 14 days to the states listed on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment website:
  • You will Practice Social Distancing
  • You are required to wear a mask** for all public events unless your activity has been approved to be without a mask by Executive Director, Daniel Kays.
  • Masks** are required for weekly office activities, including any transactions or meetings with the Iola Chamber, Friends of the Bowlus, and the Bowlus Administration office.
  • Hand Sanitizer is available in all activity areas

Protocols are subject to change under orders from state and local government and/or state and local health agencies and/or vote of the Bowlus Trustees.

** (Per Governor Kelly's Order #20-52 children age 5 and below are exempt from wearing a mask)

  • The Iola Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is housed inside our building on the office level on the east side. It can be accessed through the east entrance.