ZOOM- Virtual Tour of The Egyptian Galleries at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Lectures

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Adults
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This program will also be streamed to our Kingsley Room. Register here if you want to watch it at the library.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in the heart of New York City on 5th Avenue, is a world famous and comprehensive museum known for its stellar art collection. Virtually visit the over 4,000 years of Ancient Egyptian art in the world's excellent collection outside of Egypt. From a tiny ceramic hippopotamus to a colossal authentic Egyptian temple in the middle of Central Park, we'll unwrap everything from mummies to amulets and the pharaohs in between. 

Marisa Horowitz- Jaffe has been teaching, studying and living ancient history for over 25 years. Her background includes double Bachelors degrees in Egyptology and Roman Archaeology from The University of Michigan, and a Master’s degree from Harvard University in Art and Museum Education. She spent two decades working in elite NYC art museum education departments, and ­­­­now enjoys bringing her own artifacts and mobile museum to teach enrichment programs in schools, libraries and community groups. Please visit www.MuseumsWithMarisa.com for more information.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this event is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Charles H. and Ella Emery Rutledge Fund. For more information about this program, please email Rebecca at rrandall@biblio.org or call the reference desk at 203-262-0626 ext 130.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Zoom

This program will be taking place on Zoom. The invitation links will be sent via email on the day of the program. To ensure that the invitation link reaches you, check your inbox for the registration confirmation email after signing up.