“To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum” Contest
Each week in May, the Nevada Museum of Arts (NMA) and Reno Tahoe USA will be giving away four tickets to see “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum” June 11 - September 4, 2011.
May 11th – Four tickets to “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum” – a day out for the whole family.
May 18th – Four tickets to “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum”, and a copy of the exhibition book to take show home with you.
May 25th – Four tickets to “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum”, a Museum tote bag and an aluminum water bottle to quench your everlasting thirst!
May 31th – Four tickets to “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum”, a Museum tote bag and an Art Kit complete with coloring pencils, erasers, and magnets to display your mummy drawings on the fridge.
This promotion has ended
The Museum’s ability to stage spectacular exhibitions will be evident with To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum. This international exhibition will attract crowds of all ages with 120 remarkable Egyptian artifacts— mummies, sarcophagi, jewelry, and figurines—on display and layered with celebratory and educational programming that will make Summer 2011 a memorable one. To Live Forever is drawn entirely from the Brooklyn Museum’s astonishing Egyptian collection and ranges in date from 3650 BCE to 365 CE.
SPECIAL EGYPT-THEMED EVENTS
- MATINEE TALK: Dr. Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities
Friday, June 17 / Noon / Peppermill
World-renowned archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, leads audiences through a riveting voyage of discovery; including, excavations at the Valley of the Kings, uncovering the mysteries of Tutankhamun and Ramesses III, identifying ancient royal mummies using modern technology, revealing the secret tales of the Step Pyramid, the world’s oldest pyramid and the Great Pyramid of Khufu. Dr. Hawass will also share details of how the mummy of the female king, Hatshepsut, was rediscovered and the story of Hawass’ five-year search to uncover the tombs of Cleopatra and Mark Antony. A special performance by the UCSB Middle Eastern Ensemble opens the program.
$15 / $12 MUSEUM MEMBERS
Sponsored by Peppermill Resort Spa Casino with additional support from the Nightingale Family Foundation.
- Pyramid Party / Friday, June 17
Guarded and greeted by Egyptian gods of the underworld, Anubis and Apis, guests will travel back through time to the romanticized era of archeology and exploration. A bountiful feast will be provided, and guests can indulge in the hookah lounge and fortune telling before experiencing a variety of live performances. Tickets now available.
- Egyptian Birthday Bazaar / Saturday, June 18
Inspired by Cairo’s bustling street bazaar, the community is invited to celebrate the Museum’s 80th Anniversary with Museum members, family and friends. The Museum will be transformed into a lively marketplace complete with live music, roving entertainers and authentic Egyptian giftware and jewelry for sale.