Thursday, April 20, 2006

Tutankhamun final weekend

Press release announcing extended opening hours for the Tutankhamun exhibition at Fort Lauderdale: "The touring exhibition, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs will extend its hours of operation at the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale to be open around-the-clock for the final weekend, beginning Saturday, April 22, at 9 a.m., until the sale of the final ticket on Sunday, April 23, at 10 p.m. Tickets for the extended hours, as well as tickets for normal operating hours, are currently available . . . . With more than 640,000 tickets sold since the exhibition opened on Dec. 15, 2005, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs has become the most popular exhibition in MoA FL's history."

Also on the subject of the exhibition at the Museum of Art at Fort Lauderdale, an update re the federal lawsuit taken out by a group of blind and disabled individuals who sued the museum:
"In response to a federal lawsuit, the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art has made its popular King Tut exhibit more accessible to blind, deaf and physically disabled visitors."

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