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Bus Daytrip: The Met

2019-02-02 The Met
February 02, 2019

The Historical Society of Rockland County Invites You to Join Us on a Daytrip to Visit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

When: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Where: Leaves the HSRC Parking Lot at 9 am and returns at 5 pm
Price: $119 per person (HSRC members); $129 per person (non-members).* Includes bus transportation, docent guided tour, a deluxe luncheon coupon, tips and an all-museum pass.

Leave the driving (and parking) to us! Join us as we visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Our day will begin with a docent-guided tour of "Artistic Encounters with Indigenous America" and "Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection." These exhibitions explore how European and American artists represented Indigenous North Americans in drawings, prints, watercolors, photographs, and popular ephemera from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth century. Through forty-five examples from The Met collection, the display traces the evolution of this complex imagery over time, highlighting the ways in which it contributed to the creation and dissemination of myths and misconceptions about Native peoples, often justifying their dispossession, cultural destruction, and genocide. From formulaic depictions of so-called savage warriors and Indian princesses to romanticized representations of a "vanishing race," these works reveal the pervasive influence of Indigenous America on the Euro-American imagination.

Then we will dine in the MET cafeteria with a lunch that includes your choice of entrée options (salad bar, sandwich, pasta, grill, or main course stations), dessert, and soft drink or coffee.

After lunch, you will be free to explore the entire museum at your own pace. Enjoy the superb, extensive permanent collection or one or more of the other special exhibitions, including "Jewelry: The Body Transformed"; "Epic Abstraction"; "Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey"; "The Tale of Genjii: A Japanese Classic Illuminated"; "Camp: Notes on Fashion"; "Seeing the Divine: Pahari Painting of North India"; and "The Art of London Firearms."

TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT, CLICK ON THE BROWN PAPER TICKETS LOGO:



or
DOWNLOAD, FILL OUT, AND RETURN THE PDF FORM BELOW, WITH PAYMENT, BY JANUARY 24, 2019, TO:

The Historical Society of Rockland County
20 Zukor Road
New City, NY 10956
Fax: (845) 634-8690

Reservations can also be made using a credit card by calling the Historical Society of Rockland County at (845) 634-9629.

Cancellation Policy: Please note that refunds will be given only if space can be filled by another guest prior to trip. A waiting list will be compiled, and available spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Only those with who have made full payment can be accommodated.

* Please note that the final trip price differs from the one advertised in the recent Save the Date flier due to the addition of the de luxe lunch coupon. We apologize for any confusion this might have caused.

Downloads
2019 NYC-Metropolitan Museum of Art Bus Trip Registration PDF

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