Tickets for the event are $75 per person and include transportation, admission, an Imax movie and lunch, according to a news release. Registration forms are available at Central Library, Balboa, Corona del Mar, and Mariners Branch Libraries, City Hall and online under Museum Tours.
The trip will leave from the Central Library at 1000 Avocado Ave. at 9:30 a.m. and return at about 4:30 p.m. Space is limited and preregistration is required.
“The dramatically staged 13,000-square-foot exhibit features the largest collection of Cleopatra-era Egyptian artifacts ever assembled in the U.S.,” the Arts Commission’s news release states. “More than 150 priceless Egyptian artifacts illuminating the life of Cleopatra VII, one of the most provocative and powerful women in history, will be on view at the Califoria Science Center. The exhibit is the only West Coast showing of Cleopatra: The Exhibition and includes colossal statues, jewelry, coins and items from Cleopatra’s sunken palace in Alexandria and other ancient sites that were significant during her life as queen.”
For more information about the excursion, call (949) 717-3870.
Photo courtesy of the City Arts Commission.