FCCNY Private Tour-CHINA: Through the Looking Glass at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • 27 Jun 2015
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, NY, NY 10028

This event is at capacity.  There may be another tour on August 1.  Please call or email Board Member Barry G. Radick (Mobile: 917.699.3124; Email: barry.radick@gmail.com) if you have interest in a 8/1 tour.


FCCNY PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR:

CHINA-THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS.

Arrangements have been made with the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a pre-opening Private Guided Tour of this Costume Institute Exhibit.  The Private Guided Tour (for FCCNY Members and guests only) will take place before the Museum opens to the public, so being on time is required.

Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015.

Time: 9:00 AM (Sharp!).  Length of Tour: 1 hour  2nd tour starts at 9:15 AM (Sharp!)

Meeting Time and Place: 8:45 AM, Fifth Avenue Main Entrance of Museum (1000 5th Avenue at East 82nd Street).

Admission Fees: $35 per person for FCCNY members / $70 non FCCNY members (including Members of Museum and school age children). See below re “Age Requirement.”  No refunds will be issued.

Current FCCNY Membership Required. Guests of FCCNY Members are welcome.

Register and Pay: at www.fccny.org by June 10th

Number of Persons: 14 people minimum, 25 people maximum.

Guide: We will have an experienced Guide who is a Senior Member of the Costume Institute Staff.

Age Requirement: Please us your judgment as to minimum age of children. Strollers will be permitted. There is no charge for children who are below school age.

Backpacks, Etc: The Museum regulations prohibit luggage and larger backpacks. Please use good judgment. Checking of smaller backpacks may be required.

Additional Tours: If demand exceeds the number of people (25) permitted by Museum for this tour, additional private guided tours will be arranged, subject to date/time availability and same general conditions.

Met Museum Cafeteria and American Wing Cafe will be open after the Tour and all participants can gather there for refreshments. Museum Membership is not required.  Balcony Lounge will also be open for Museum Members only.

Questions: Please call or email Board Member Barry G. Radick (Mobile: 917.699.3124; Email: barry.radick@gmail.com)

 

China: Through the Looking Glass

Visit the Metropolitan Museum Chinese Galleries for the spring 2015 Costume Institute exhibition, “China: Through the Looking Glass.” The exhibition, on view May 7 to August 16, will explore how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries.

 

May 7–August 16, 2015

Costume Institute’s Spring 2015 Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum to Focus on Chinese Imagery in Art, Film, and Fashion

Exhibition Locations: Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center (Galleries 206-222 & 980-981)

The Costume Institute’s spring 2015 exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, will be on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 7 through August 16, 2015 (preceded on May 4 by The Costume Institute Benefit). Presented in the Museum’s Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibition will explore how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries, resulting in highly creative distortions of cultural realities and mythologies. In this collaboration between The Costume Institute and the Department of Asian Art, high fashion will be juxtaposed with Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other art, as well as films, to reveal enchanting reflections of Chinese imagery.The exhibition is made possible by Yahoo.

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2015/china-through-the-looking-glass

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028

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