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Trip: Worcester Art Museum to see the exhibit: Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures
November 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am
The bus departs at 10:00 am for a trip to the Worcester Art Museum to see the exhibit: Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures. Jewels of the Nile showcases 300 objects, ranging from tiny beads and gems to large sculptures from the Museum’s other Egyptian holdings. Through the singular story of Kingsmill and Laura Marrs and their friendship with British archaeologist Howard Carter, the exhibition also delves into the materials and techniques used in the creation of personal adornments, the evolution of style over the centuries, and the early twentieth-century phenomenon of Egyptomania sparked by archaeological exploration in the region. Interactive components and interpretive programs will allow visitors of all ages to explore and experience themselves this fascinating aspect of ancient Egyptian culture. Approximate return: 3:00 pm. Fee: $34 for transportation and admission. Lunch will be at The Sole Restaurant in Worcester. Click ‘Register’ here to sign up for this event, or request a paper Trip Sign Up form at the Front Desk and submit it to Front Desk staff.