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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.
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The Metropolitan Opera House
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Join fellow NYC area Spartans on a backstage tour of the Metropolitan Opera House.
Go behind the scenes of the world’s greatest opera house with the world’s largest stage to see the Met as never seen before.
This past Saturday morning, with beautiful weather in the mid 70’s and low humidity, a group of Spartans journeyed to the Bronx Zoo for a “fun-formational” tour led by zoo enthusiast and chapter president, Greg Hauser. Greg admits that zoo visits were a highlight of his childhood, prompting him to earn his degree in Zoology from Michigan State.
Saturday, June 21, 10:00 a.m. until whenever (rain or shine)
Take a tour of the nation’s largest urban zoo, led by a Michigan State trained zoologist. We shall meet at the zoo at opening time, 10:00 a.m. INSIDE the Asia gate (Gate A), and begin with Wild Asia, heading into Africa after that.
Early Saturday morning, a few dozen Spartans journeyed to the Bronx Zoo for a “fun-formational” tour led by zoo enthusiast and chapter president, Greg Hauser. Greg admits that zoo visits were a highlight of his childhood, prompting him to earn his degree in Zoology from Michigan State.
Join us for a guided tour of the Museum’s American Wing. After a four year renovation the American Wing reopened in January 2012 to rave reviews.
Your journey will carry you from the art of the 17th century colonists through the 20th century masterpieces.
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.
Over 20 Spartans came out to our tour of Governors Island on Saturday August 20th, 2011. Part of the group included Kathryn Vetter our Endowed Scholarship winner as well as several Spartans who are brand new to NYC (some just graduated in May).
Everyone enjoyed the chance to learn more about NYC as well as the beautiful walk with the magnificent views of the Statue of Liberty and the NYC skyline.
Just a 7 minute ferry ride from lower Manhattan, Governors Island is the largest undiscovered park in New York City and it will be getting bigger every year. The tour will give you the opportunity to meet and network with other Spartans and enjoy great views of NYC and the Statue of Liberty (the photographs below were taken from Governors Island).
On Saturday June 4th, one dozen Spartans enjoyed the opportunity to network and socialize sweetened by common Spartan experience and by some the the best chocolate in NYC. It was a beautiful day to enjoy a walk that begin with chocolate from a market stand on the Lower East Side and finished in the West Village at Abington Square.