“The Dawn of Egyptian Art”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art , Central Park Thursday May 24 2012 9:30 - 17:30
This show gathers 175 rare artifacts from the Met’s vaults, as well as 12 other institutions in the U.S. and Europe, lifting the curtain on predynastic and early-dynastic Egypt (roughly 4000–2650 B.C.). The era heralded the development of forms that came to exemplify ancient Egyptian art.
Venue name: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Address: 1000 Fifth Ave
New York
Cross street: at 82nd St
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 10am–5:30pm; Fri, Sat 10am–9pm.
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St
Event website: http://metmuseum.org