SPEND VALENTINE’S DAY “TUTALLY IN LOVE”
NEW HOLIDAY PACKAGE ANNOUNCED
-- Special “Museum Matinee” Ticket Offer Also Available --
DALLAS (Feb.4, 2009) — Spend the final days of winter “Tutally in Love” or at a “Museum Matinee” with two new ticket offers for “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs.”
Fall “Tutally in Love” with a special Valentine’s Day package redeemable through February 14.
- With a purchase of a “King Tut Golden Gift Pack”—two VIP tickets and two audio tours for $49—anytime between February 2 and February 14, visitors will be eligible to receive a delectable “Valentine Indulgence Dessert for Two” in the Museum’s signature Seventeen Seventeen Restaurant.
- While enjoying lunch at Seventeen Seventeen Restaurant any day through February 14, visitors can exchange their King Tut exhibition receipt for a complimentary Valentine Indulgence Dessert (House-Made Chocolate Truffles & Champagne Toast for Two) with the purchase of any two luncheon entrées (reservations can be made by calling 214-922-1858; lunch service hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.)
The “King Tut Golden Gift Pack” will be available for $49 through Ticketmaster until April 30, 2009.
Now that it’s Oscar season, take in a $15 “Museum Matinee” with the weekday Matinee Ticket, available through March 12, 2009:
- Tickets will be available at a special price of $15, Mondays through Thursdays (excluding holidays), from noon until the close of the exhibition
- Limit of eight tickets per purchase
For the complete King Tut experience, visitors should take advantage of the Museum’s many programs included when purchasing a ticket to the exhibition. On Wednesdays, starting at 3 p.m. at the Visitor Services Desk there will be gallery talks led by Museum staff, area scholars, and practicing artists on the Museum’s collections, including its Egyptian objects. On weekends, visitors can join Museum staff for a Tutorial in the Center for Creative Connections Theater to learn more about King Tut and life in ancient Egypt. Also on weekends, Museum docents offer a Collections Highlight Tour to discover treasures throughout the Museum’s collections. For the most up-to-date times and dates, please visit www.DallasMuseumofArt.org.
Additional offers for “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” include discounts for families and members of the military. For more information visit www.KingTutOffers.com or www.ticketmaster.com/kingtut
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Running through May 17, 2009, at the Dallas Museum of Art, this engagement of “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” marks the first time these treasures have visited the Southwest region. The exhibition includes an extensive array of more than 130 extraordinary artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun and other ancient Egyptian sites, providing insight into the lives of King Tut and other royals of the 18th Dynasty (1555 B.C.-1305 B.C.). The treasures in the exhibition are more than 3,000 years old.
The exhibition is organized by National Geographic, Arts and Exhibitions International and AEG Exhibitions, with cooperation from the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities. Northern Trust is the presenting sponsor of the encore tour, and American Airlines is the official airline of the exhibition. The Dallas engagement is presented in partnership with the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau and is supported locally by Kroger, DART, The Dallas Morning News, D Magazine/People Newspapers, CBS 11 and KERA.
Tickets to the exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art can be purchased now at 1-877-TUT-TKTS or www.ticketmaster.com. Group tickets for 10 or more are available at 214-922-1222 or groupsales@DallasMuseumofArt.org. For additional information about tickets and hotel packages, please visit www.DallasMuseumofArt.org/TUT.
ABOUT THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
Located in the vibrant Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions and groundbreaking educational programs. At the heart of the Museum and its programs is its encyclopedic collection, which encompasses more than 23,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures.
Established in 1903, the Museum today welcomes more than 700,000 visitors annually and acts as a catalyst for community creativity, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of programming, from exhibitions and lectures to concerts, literary readings and dramatic and dance presentations.
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported in part by the generosity of Museum members and donors and by the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas/Office of Cultural Affairs and the Texas Commission on the Arts.
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