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Egyptian Exhibitions throughout the world from Egypt Month (Tour Egypt Monthly) - Egyptian Exhibition Round up All Over the World


Egyptian Exhibition

Egyptian Exhibition Round up All Over the World

By Tour Egypt Staff


deTraci Regula is taking the month off, so we are taking this opportunity to present a roundup of Egyptian exhibits either currently on display, or scheduled for display in the near future.

United States

New York Sept 11 -Dec 30, 2001

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, New York 10028-0198
tel.: +1 212 535 7710 (recorded information)


"Along the Nile: Photographs of Egypt 1850 - 1870"


The exhibition of 19th-century photographs of Egypt will include some of the earliest camera images of Egypt's dramatic landscapes, exotic inhabitants, and imposing monuments.


Buffalo Sept 12, 1998 -Sept, 2003

Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, New York 14211-1293
tel. +1 716 896 5200


"Whem Ankh: The Cycle of Life in Ancient Egypt"


This exhibition is an exploration of daily life in Ptolemaic Egypt (323 - 30 BC). It will incorporate more than 200 artifacts that illustrate significant aspects of domestic life, economy, religion, politics, preparations for the afterlife and the relations between Ptolemaic Egypt and its neighbors in Africa, Asia and Europe.


Chicago Oct 20, 2001 -March 3, 2002

The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2496
tel.: +1 312 922 9410

"Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth"


"Selected from the world's great Egyptian and classical art collections, the masterpieces in this exhibition reveal the life and liaisons of Egypt's last, most charismatic queen... Also discover how Cleopatra's story has endured - through countless poems, books, songs, paintings, movies, jewelry and other works - thousands of years after her tragic death." - Travelling exhibition now in Rome


West Palm Beach Dec 23, 2000 -May 13, 2001

South Florida Science Museum
4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
tel: +1 561 832 1988, fax: +1 561 833 0551

"The Secrets of Egypt"


Featuring Tutankhamun: Wonderful things from the Pharaoh's tomb.


Houston Jan 1, 2000 -Dec 31, 2001

The Houston Museum of Natural Science
One Hermann Circle Drive, Houston, TX 77030
tel.: +1 713 639 4629; museum website



"Searching for Eternity: Life and Death in Ancient Egypt"



"Spanning 4,000 years of Egyptian history, Searching for Eternity provides fascinating insight into this compelling culture. The exhibition features hundreds of ancient artifacts, as well as informative photographs of monuments and tomb paintings."


Ann Arbor Fall, 2001

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan
434 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
tel: +1 734 764 9304, fax: +1 734 763 8976



"The Fabric of Everyday Life: Textiles from Karanis"

"Society and Economy in Ancient Egypt"


Atlanta April 7 -July 29, 2001

Michael C. Carlos Museum
571 Kilgo Street, Atlanta, GA 30322-1950
tel: +1 404 727 4282 " Mysteries of the Mummies: The Art and Archaeology of Death in Ancient Egypt" - Opening of the new permanent exhibition


The exhibits will include sumptuously decorated coffins - among the finest known from ancient Egypt -, 10 mummies, Canopic jars, amulets, shawabtis, jewelry, reliefs and more. The objects represent an overview of the development of funerary art in ancient Egypt at its most inventive and prolific period.


Atlanta April 21, 2001 -Jan 6, 2002

Michael C. Carlos Museum
571 Kilgo Street, Atlanta, GA 30322-1950
tel: +1 404 727 4282 "The Collector's Eye: Masterpieces of Egyptian Art from the Thalassic Collection"



Comprised of more than 175 objects, the collection ranges from monumental statues of pharaohs and their queens to exquisitely crafted amulets and jewels. Funerary and cult objects, cosmetic equipment, architectural elements, royal and private sculpture dating from the Predynastic period to the time of Cleopatra, will make up this unequalled exhibition in its first public exhibition.


Toledo March 2 -May 27, 2001

The Toledo Museum of Art
2445 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH 43620

tel.: +1 419 255 8000, +1 800 644 6862



"Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum"



First station of a traveling exhibition with 144 pieces, ranging from hand-sized glass and ivory statues to the immense stone figures of lions and kings that weigh several tons. Other stops will be:



the Wonders: Memphis International Cultural Series, Memphis, TN (June 28 - Oct 21, 2001), the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (Nov 23, 2001 - Feb 24, 2002), the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (April 12 - July 7, 2002), the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (Dec 20, 2002 - March 16, 2003), the Field
Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL (April 26 - Aug 3, 2003), and the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Sept 19, 2003 - Jan 4, 2004).


Laramie April 7-Sept 1, 2001

The University of Wyoming - Art Museum
2111 Willett Drive, Laramie, Wyoming 82071-3807
tel.: +1 307 766 6622



"The Legacy of Lord Carnarvon: Miniatures from Ancient Egypt and the Valley of the Kings"



"This exhibition reshapes the facts around Lord Carnarvon and assesses his place in the history of Egyptology."


Memphis June 28 -Oct 21, 2001

Wonders: The Memphis International Cultural Series
The Pyramid, Memphis, TN



"Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum" Travelling exhibition of the British Museum.


Berkeley April 13, 2000 -June 30, 2001

Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology
University of California
103 Kroeber Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-3712
tel.: +1 510 642 3681, +1 510 642 3682



"Sites Along the Nile: Rescuing Ancient Egypt" An exhibition of nearly six hundred objects representing the cultural development of ancient Egypt for over 5,000 years
(from 5000 BC to the 7th century AD), these artifacts were rescued by archaeological excavations from looting and flooding of ancient temples and burial sites, making this collection a world-class resource for Egyptologists.


Traverse City April 7 -Sept 19, 2001

Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College
1701 East Front Street, Traverse City, Michigan USA 49686
tel.: +1 231 922 1055, fax: +1 231 922 1597
e-mail: jalbers@nmc.edu



"Women of the Nile" Traveling exhibition.


United Kingdom
London April 12 -Aug 26, 2001

The British Museum
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
tel.: 020-7323 8299, e-mail: information@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk "Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth"



With colossal sculptures, bronzes, ceramics, coins, gems and even caricatures, the exhibition traces Cleopatra's life and liaisons with the two great Roman leaders of the day, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. - The myth of Cleopatra is followed down to the present day, the tragic tale commemorated in paintings, ceramics, jewellery, plays, opera and cinema. This exhibition will be shown before in Rome, Italy.


London Nov 9, 2001 -March 17, 2002 The British Museum
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
tel.: 020-7323 8299, email:information@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk "Agatha Christie and the Orient" Travelling exhibition now in Basel

Edinburgh March 31 -July 1, 2001

Royal Museum
Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, Scotland
tel: +44 131 225 7534, fax: +44 131 200 4819
e-mail: info@nms.ac.uk


"Tutankhamun's Wardrobe"
date: March 31 - July 1, 2001
This travelling exhibition of textiles, photography, drawing and clothing will demonstrate the importance of clothing during this fascinating period. It was shown before in Boras, Sweden (October 8, 1999 - February 27, 2000), Lodz, Poland (March 9 - April 22, 2000) and Leiden, The Netherlands (July 1 - August 27, 2000).


Manchester Jan 19 -May 13, 2001

The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester
Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP
tel.: +44 161 832 1830 (24 hour info. line)


"Ancient Cultures"

This exhibition is devoted to everyday life in the Middle East 3000 years ago, including Egypt.


Glasgow March 16 -Sept 30, 2001

The Burrell Collection
2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G41 1AT
tel.: + 44 141 287 2550, fax +44 141 287 0515



"Ancient Egypt: Digging for Dreams"


The exhibition invites you to delve into the past and uncover a new Egyptian identity. More than 100 extraordinary ancient Egyptian objects from the little known collection of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology will be presented in a way never seen before. The exhibition was earlier in Croydon (Oct 7, 2000 - Jan 28, 2001).


Swansea March 8 -April28, 2001

Egypt Centre
University of Wales Swansea,
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP


"Reflections of Women In Ancient Egypt.
Women, Museums and Egyptologists"


The aim of the exhibition and the accompanying booklet is to get people to question what they are told: how our own culture influences how we look at people in the past.


Manchester Jan 19 -May 13, 2001

The Museum Of Science & Industry
Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP.
tel.: +44 161 832 1830 (24 hour info. line)


"Ancient Cultures"


"This exhibition is devoted to everyday life in the Middle East 3000 years ago. You can visit an Egyptian doctor, find out about hieroglyphs, play the ancient game of Senet and try on ancient costumes!"


Germany
Berlin Feb 25, 2001

Aegyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung
Schlossstr. 70, D-14059 Berlin
tel: +49 30 20 90 55 55


"Sie bauten die Pyramiden - Koenigsplastik des Alten Reiches"
[They built the pyramides - royal sculpture of the OK]


Berlin Jan 14 -July 1, 2001

Aegyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung
Schlossstr. 70, D-14059 Berlin
tel: +49 30 20 90 55 55 "Preussen am Nil 1842 - 1845" [Prussia at the Nile 1842 - 1845]


Exhibition about the expedition of Richard Lepsius and his team to Egypt and Sudan.


Bonn March 17, 2001

Museum der Bonner Sammlung von Aegyptiaca
Aegyptologisches Seminar
Regina-Pacis-Weg 7, D-53113 Bonn
tel.: +49 228 73 75 87, fax +49 228 73 73 60


Opening of a new Egyptian exhibition in the former Fechtsaal of the Residenz, Bonn


A new collection of 3,000 objects will be displayed in three fields: tomb, temple, and home. The largest exhibit is a 20 m plaster cast of a wall of the Karnak temple with a representation of a battle.


Muenchen Nov 24, 2000 -April 22, 2001

Staatliche Sammlung Aegyptischer Kunst
Hofgartenstrae, D-80333 Muenchen
tel.: +49 89 29 85 46


"Am Beginn der Zeit: Aegypten 4000 v.Chr."
[At the beginning of time: Egypt 4000 BC]


Weissenfels April 1 -July 8, 2001

Museum Schloss Neu-Augustusburg
Zeitzer Str. 4, D-06667 Weissenfels
tel.: +49 3443 302552


"Aegypten" [Egypt]


Berlin May 15 -Sept 30, 2001

Vorderasiatisches Museum
(in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Ruhrlandmuseum Essen)
Am Kupfergraben, D-10117 Berlin
tel. +49 30 20 90 50


"Agatha Christie und der Orient"


The travelling exhibition earlier in Essen (Oct 19, 1999 - Mar 5, 2000), now in Vienna (April 13 - September 17, 2000) and later on display in Basel (October 29, 2000 - April 3, 2001) - Switzerland.


Frankfurt April 1, 2001

Historisches Museum
Saalgasse 19, D-60311 Frankfurt
tel.: +49 69 212 35599, fax: +49 69 212 30702


"Von Alexander bis Kleopatra. Geld aus dem ptolemaeischen Aegypten"
[From Alexander to Cleopatra. Money from Ptolemaic Egypt]


Coins and some other exhibits from the Ptolemaic era.


Hannover Nov 30, 2000 -April 29, 2001

Kestner Museum
Trammplatz 3, D-30159 Hannover
tel.: +49 511 168 42120, fax: +49 511 168 46530


* "Die Grabkammer Tutenchamuns"
[The burial chamber of Tutankhamun]


The travelling exhibition shows how an Egyptian pharaoh became a phenomenon of contemporary cultural history. The story of the tomb's discovery is told as well as the "tutmania" of the 70s and 80s. A replica of the burial chamber of the tomb of Tutankhamun is also presented. The exhibition was in Saarbruecken, Germany before (June 4 - October 15, 2000).


Italy
Attimis May -Aug, 2001

Museo Archeologico Medievale
Via Principale, 99, I-33040 Attimis
tel.: +39 432 789700, e-mail museo9castelli@hotmail.com


"D'all antico Egitto al Medioevo - Itinerari formali e Civilta artistiche a confronto"


Torino June 1, 2000 -June 1, 2001

Museo Egizio
via Accademia delle Scienze 6, I-10123 Torino
tel.: +39 11 534623/5618391


"Dalla natura all'arte. Storia di pietre, animali e piante nella valle del Nilo"


Torino Oct 24, 2000 -June 16, 2001

Museo di antropologia
via Accademia Albertina, 17, I-10123 Torino
tel.: +39 11 562 1284, fax: +39 11 562 0916, e-mail: domina@etabeta.it


"Aegyptica Animalia" Exhibition about the animal cults in AE.


Cagliari June 6, 2000 -June, 2001

Civico Museo Archeologico "Villa Abbas"
Piazza Liberta, Sardara, Cagliari
tel.: +39 70 9386183, e-mail: info@sangavino.net


"Viaggio nell'immortalita con l'Antico Egitto"


France
Chalon sur Saone May 4 -Sept 3, 2001

Musee Denon
Place de l'Hotel de Ville, F-71100 Chalon sur Saone



"Le voyage en Egypte: des regards appliques, Vivant Denon et les photographes du 19e siecle"


Agde Fall, 2001 -Mid June, 2001

Musee de l'Ephebe du Cap d'Agde
Mas de la Clape, au Cap d'agde, F-34300 Agde
tel: +33 4 67 94 69 60, fax: +33 4 67 94 69 69



"D'Ulysse a Cleopatre. Les grecs en Egypte, les egyptiens en Grece"
[From Ulysses to Cleopatra. The Greeks in Egypt, the Egyptians in Greece]


The exhibition will show how the exchange of ideas, knowledge, goods as well as religious and artistic influences between Egypt and Greece developped since the 13th century BC.


Lyon Until May 7, 2001

Musee des Beaux-Arts
20, place des Terreaux, F-69001 Lyon
tel.: +33 4 72 10 17 40, fax: +33 4 78 28 12 45


"Les Monnaies de l'Egypte Ancienne" [Coins of AE]


Switzerland
Lausanne Feb 2 -May 20, 2001

Musee romain de Lausanne-Vidy
Ch. du Bois de Vaux 24, CH-1007 Lausanne
tel:. +41 21 625 10 84, fax:+41 21 625 10 84, email: mrv@lausanne.ch



"Au coeur d'une pyramide - une mission archeologique en Egypte"
[In the heart of a pyramid - an archeological mission in Egypt]



Exhibition about the results of an Egyptian-French-Swiss archeological team, working in the pyramid of Pharaoh Radjedef since 1995. It will show how the pyramids fascinated travellers from ancient times till today. Objects of several museums about Radjedef will also be displayed.


Bern Mid Sept, 2001

Bernisches Historisches Museum
Helvetiaplatz 5, CH-3005 Bern
tel.: +41 31 350 77 11, fax: +41 31 350 77 99



Opening of the permanent exhibition of Egyptian Antiquities


Poland
Poznan Unknown Duration

a) Muzeum Archeologiczne w Poznaniu [Poznan Archaeological Museum]
Poznan Archaeological Museum
ul. Wodna 27, 61-781 Poznan
tel/fax: +48 852 82 51, email: muzarp@man.poznan.pl



"Gods, Graves and Mummies: way to eternity in Ancient Egypt"


Japan
Nagoya April 17, 1999 -March, 2004

Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts
101, 1-chome Kanayama-cho, Naka-ku, Nagoya
Kanayama Minami Bldg., 3, 4, and 5 Floor
tel.: +81 52 684 0786, fax: +81 52 684 0781



"Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean world"


The First Long-term Exhibition: Legacy of the Mediterranean culture and history. The exhibition will present representative works of art from the collections of Egypt, Greece, and Rome of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition will explore the development of each culture, including the Egyptian culture, as
well as the cultural interconnections in the five-thousand-year history of the ancient Mediterranean world through 223 objects.

Hokkaido April 21 -July 1, 2001

Hokkaido Kindai Bijutsukan [Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art]
Kita1, Nishi17, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0001
tel.: +81 1 644 6881


"Egyptian Civilization Exhibition" Travelling exhibition soon in Osaka


Osaka Jan 13 -April 8, 2001

Kokoritsu Kokusai Bijutsukan [The National Museum of Art]
10-4, Expo Park, Senri, Suita, Osaka 565-0826
tel.: +81 6 6876 2481, fax: +81 6 6878 3619


* "Egyptian Civilization Exhibition"
date: January 13 - April 8, 2001
This exhibition from the famous collection of the Egyptian Museum
of Cairo and Luxor Museum will consist of more than 123 artifacts,
among them the famous golden mask of Psusennes.This exhibition
was shown in Tokyo (August 2 - October 1, 2000) and Ehime (Oct 21 - Dec 17, 2000)
and will travel to another 10 Japanese cities (-2002).

Osaka March 8 -April 14, 2001

Kokoritsu Kokusai Bijutsukan [The National Museum of Art]
10-4, Expo Park, Senri, Suita, Osaka 565-0826
tel.: +81 6 6876 2481, fax: +81 6 6878 3619 "Beauty of Ancient Egypt"


The 167 exhibits from the collection of the Roemer Pelizaeus Museum (Hildesheim, Germany) are united by the theme of beauty in Ancient Egypt. The exhibition offers a great chance to learn about traditional ways of portraying beauty, ancient beauty care articles, art of decoration and many others. Among the exhibits there are jewellery pieces, statues, engravings, everyday life utilities and tools, etc. Tentative Schedule: Kohriyama (April 24 - May 13, 2002), Sapporo (July, 2002), Tokyo (July - August, 2002), Hamamatsu (September 10 - October 10, 2002), Yamanashi (October 20 - November 10, 2002), Okinawa (November 20 - December 10, 2002), Okayama (January - February, 2003). The first station will be Leoben, Austria, Austria.


Sweden
Uppsala Oct, 2001 - Sept, 2002

Museum Gustavianum, The Victoria Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Akademigatan 3, S-753 10 Uppsala
tel: +46 18 471 7571, fax: +46 18 471 7572
e-mail: museum@gustavianum.uu.se
museum's website


"Mumiernas arv [The Legacy of the Mummies]"


The results of the pilot project "Research on Ancient Egyptian Human Remains in Sweden (The Uppsala Mummy Survey)" will form the basis of an exhibition.

Austria
Leoben March 31 -Nov 4, 2001

Kunsthalle Leoben
Kirchgasse 6, A-8700 Leoben
tel.: +46 3842 317



"Aegypten - im Reich der Pharaonen" 200 exhibits from the Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, Germany.


Israel
Jerusalem Jan 1, 2000 -Summer, 2002

The Israel Museum
POB 71117, Jerusalem 91710,
tel: 972-2-6708811, fax: 972-2-5631833


"Sacred Animals of Ancient Egypt" A mummified cat, falcon, mongoose, and ibis, reflecting the cults of sacred animals in ancient Egypt.


erusalem Feb, 2001-

Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem
Museum Row, 25 Granot Street P.O. Box 4670, Jerusalem 91046
tel.: 972 2 56 110 66, fax: 972 2 56 38 228



"The World of Egyptian Gods Revealed"


New display devoted to the gods of ancient Egypt.





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