Tuesday, August 2, 2011

August 2011 Newsletter

Dear friends,

The heat may be unbearable at times, but the cool interior of museums beckon. Despite the fact that prices for admission are on the rise: $25 for the Met (suggested) and $25 at the Museum of Modern Art (after September 1st). Membership never looked better!
To make your membership at the Met extra special, consider joining now and jumping to the head of the long lines of the Alexander McQueen show, which closes on August 7th.

Other August Closings:
Museum of the City of New York: Joel Grey, August 7
Neue Galerie: Vienna 1900, August 8
Metropolitan Museum: 18th Century Pastels, August 14; Richard Serra, August 28
Frick: Spotlight on Bellini's St. Francis of Assis, August 28

August Summer Tours:
August 10, Pissarro's People, The Clark Art Institute, leaving from Scarsdale at 9 am
August 17, Frans Hals, Metropolitan Museum, 1 pm

Tours: $50 ea

September Tours:
Paul Werner, African Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Saturday, September 10 and September 17, at 9:45 am
Suggested fee: $50 each tour

Fall Schedule -
Wednesdays, September 21 through December 7
no tours on September 28 and November 23

10 classes for $450 or $50 each (Admission extra)