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Join the Greater NY Spartans for a private tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Highlights: An Introduction to the Met’s Collection. Take a journey around the world, experiencing highlights of the Museum’s vast collections of master paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from ancient times to the present.
A dozen and a half Spartans, family and friends enjoyed a Saturday afternoon on a private tour of the European Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We were led by docent Jo Kirsch, one of the museum’s most prominent guides.
Our group viewed some of the more famous art masterpieces of the 13th to 18th Centuries.
In the immortal words of the New Yorkers Simon & Garfunkel: It’s All Happening at the Zoo!
What is mostly green and has 5,000 animals? Is it:
A) the Izzone
B) the uppermost reaches of MetLife Stadium during a Jets game
C) any given section of Lincoln Financial Field during an Eagles game
D) the nation’s largest in-city zoo, the New York Zoological Park, a/k/a the Bronx Zoo?
The Michigan State University Alumni Club of Greater New York has donated $1,000 to the Julie & Edward J. Minskoff Gallery at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. Designed by world renowned architect Zaha Hadid, the museum is currently in the final stages of construction on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.
The Natural History Museum predator-prey tour began inside the Central Park West entrance, underneath the towering Barosaurus skeleton from 140 million years ago, the tallest free standing dinosaur mount in the world, as she rears up to defend her young from the attacking Allosaurus, a T.
Join fellow Spartans in a guided tour of the world’s largest natural history museum by an MSU graduate.
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Museum entrance fee ($19 Adult/$14.50 Sr./$10.50 Child, 2-12)
RSVP: Email your RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
This trip’s focus will be the predator-prey relationship through evolution, from the ancient seas where life began through the time of the dinosaurs, and then through the time of archaic mammals up until the present.
MSU Alumnus Hanna Kelker’s photographic exhibition, Painted by Light, debuts at the gallery of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences on Friday, October 14, 2011, 6 – 9 p.m.
The exhibition will be on view Tuesday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., through October 27th.
Billions of years of the earth and mankind’s evolution was covered by Club President Greg Hauser at the American Museum of Natural History. Over 15 Spartans attended (including at least one neanderthal) and all left with quite a bit more knowledge about evolution, as well as a reminder of why we are lucky to live in the New York area with a world famous treasure like the American Museum of Natural History.
Join us for a trip through the world’s largest museum, home to the world’s largest dinosaur collection, the world’s largest star sapphire, the world’s third largest meteorite and largest in a museum, and, well, you get the picture.
The theme of the tour will be the history of earth and the evolution of life, conducted by a holder of B.S.