Location & Date

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave. (at 82nd Street)
New York, NY
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Fri. April 13, 2012
Arrive by 6:15, Tour begins promptly at 6:30

Contact & Other Information

Roni O'Connor
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Price: $28 Adult MSUAA Member, $32 Adult Non-Member, $21.50 Senior (65+) MSUAA Member, $25 Senior (65+) Non-Member, $17 Students

  Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Hosted By: Michigan State University Alumni Club of Greater New York

Join Spartan Alumni and friends for a guided tour through the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Friday, April 13, 2012.  After a four-year renovation, the American Wing re-opened in January to rave reviews.  Your journey will carry you from the art of the 17th Century colonists through the 20th Century masterpieces.

The tour begins promptly at 6:30 PM with the sculpture of Augustus St. Gaudins of the Roman Goddess Diana, from the summer home of Louis Comfort Tiffany, and the marble facade of the Branch Bank of the US, originally located at Wall Street next to the site of the original City Hall.

Highlights include:
American Paintings
      George Washington, bu Glibert Stuart 1795
      The Oxbox, by Thomas Cole 1820's, Called The Father of the Hudson River School of Landscape
      Washington's Crossing the Delaware, by Emanuel Leutze 1851
      The Last Moments of John Brown, by Thomas Hovenden 1884
      Madame X, by John Singer Sargent 1884
The Verplanck Room - 1767  Furniture and art objects from the Wall Street home of Samuel Verplanck
The Frank Lloyd Wright Room - 1912-1914 The residence of Francis W. Little, Wayzata, MN

Please plan to arrive between 6:00 and 6:15 and meet at the Tour Desk in the Main Lobby.  The tour begins promptly at 6:30.

$28 Adult MSUAA Members
$32 Adult Non-Members
$21.50 Senior (65+) MSUAA Members
$25 Senior (65+) Non-Members
$17 Students

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