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Tour Egypt Monthly - Egyptian Exhibition Round up All Over the World


Egyptian Exhibition Round up All Over the World


Courtesy of A. K. Eyma, EEF Moderator

This department is a listing of Egyptian Exhibits going on throughout the world.

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.

New York

Sep. 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) "The Pharaoh's Photographer: Harry Burton, Tutankhamun, and the

Metropolitan's Egyptian Expedition"


... some 60 photographs taken between 1906 and 1936 by members of the Metropolitan Museum's Egyptian Expedition will be shown ... The majority of the photographs are by Harry Burton ... All phases of Burton's work in Egypt will be represented, including selections from his Tutankhamun portfolio and film footage dating to the early 1920s.

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

Aug 10 - Nov 3, 2002

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA,

California Palace of the Legion of Honor

Lincoln Park, San Francisco, 94118

tel.: +1 415 750 3600


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


Travelling exhibition of the British Museum. Details at US

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

Oct 13, 200 - 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


"Gender in the Ancient World"


This mini-exhibition focusses on how research on gender can illuminate

the past.

Ann Arbor

Sept 28, 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: Historic Textiles from Karanis, Egypt

Ann Arbor

Fall, 2002

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 "Society, Economy, and the Individual in Ancient Egypt"

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.

Salem

2002

Willamette University Hallie Ford Museum of Art 700 State Street, Salem, Oregon 97301 tel: +1 503 370 6855, fax: +1 503 370 5458


Cleopatra's Egypt"

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."

Knoxville

June 1-August 18, 2002

The Frank H. McClung Museum

1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-3200

tel: +1 423 974 2144, fax: +1 423 974 3827 "Pharaoh's Harvest: Plants from Ancient and Modern Egypt"

Knoxville

Sep. - Nov., 2003

The Frank H. McClung Museum

1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-3200

tel: +1 423 974 2144, fax: +1 423 974 3827 "Tutankhamun's Wardrobe"


This traveling exhibition will explore: the discovery of the tomb of

Tutankhamun and the recording of the textiles; clothing and textiles

during the Amarna period; and color and symbolism on royal clothing.

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.

Brooklyn

Nov 23, 2001 - Feb 24, 2002

The Brooklyn Museum of Art

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

tel.: +1 718 638 5000 "Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum" Travelling exhibition of the British Museum.

Washington

Long Term

Smithsonian - National Museum of African Art

950 Independence Avenue, Washington, D.C.

tel.: +1 202 357 4600 (general information), fax: +1 202 357 4879 "The Ancient Nubian City of Kerma, 2500-1500 B.C." This exhibition of 40 objects celebrates Kerma, the capital of the

kingdom known to the ancient Egyptians as Kush.

Memphis

July 28 - Oct 4, 2001

The Art Museum of The University of Memphis "The Gods of Ancient Memphis" "The exhibition includes 118 ancient works of art from the IEAA's

permanent collection of Egyptian art, recent gifts from distinguished

American private and public collections, and pieces on loan from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology's collection. Many of these objects have never before been displayed to the public and a number of them are derived from excavations at the site of ancient Memphis."

Newark

Sept 21, 2001 - Unknown

The Newark Museum

49 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07101-0540

tel.: +1 973 596 6550 "Glass in the Ancient Mediterranean: The Eugene Schaefer Collection

of Ancient Glass" Objects from this acclaimed collection, part of the Museum's

classical holdings, trace the use of glass from its beginnings as a rare and magical medium in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, through the colorful perfume containers of ancient Greece to its mass production under the Romans.

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 "Exploring Ancient Egypt" Drawn from the collections of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the University of Michigan Kelsey Museum of Archaeology and Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History, the exhibition features over 100 objects spanning 4,000 years of history in ancient Egypt from pre-dynastic times to the Roman

period.

Minneapolis

Dec 22, 2002 - March 16, 2003

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404

tel.: +1 612 870 3200 "Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum" Travelling 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, e-mail: information@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk "Agatha Christie and the Orient" How the Near East and archaeology influenced the works of Agatha Christie. The meeting of egyptologists and a voyage to Egypt inspired her to write a play "Akhnaton" and a crime thriller playing in the second millenium BC. Several stories were based on the similarity of the works of archaeologists and detectives.

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).

Stevanage

May 19 - Dec 8, 2001

Stevenage Museum

St Georges Way, Stevanage SG1 1XX.

tel. 01438 218881.

open from 10am to 5 pm Mon-Sat. "Life and Death in Ancient Egypt" A small but interesting exhibition that includes some items from the British

Museum, including a sarcophagus.

There will be a series of lunch time talks starting on Thurs 24th May with the same title as the exhibition 12.30-1.30 pm and "Egyptian Hieroglyphs 2.00-3.00 pm.

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).

Germany

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.

Oettingen

May 18 - Oct 29, 2001

Residenzschloss Oettingen

Schlossstrasse 1, D-86732 Oettingen

tel.: +49 9082 3910 or 70975 "Aegypten zur Roemerzeit" [Egypt in the Roman Period] Exhibition based on Numismatic sources.

Weissenfels

April 22 -August 12, 2001

Museum Schloss Neu-Augustusburg

Zeitzer Str. 4, D-06667 Weissenfels

tel.: +49 3443 302552


"Von Aegypten nach Preussen. Geschichte, Entdeckung und

Faszination der Pyramiden" [From Egypt to Prussia. History,

discovery, and fascination of the pyramids]

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.

Muenchen

March 30 - June 29, 2001

Museum fuer Abguesse klassischer Bildwerke Muenchen

Meiserstrae 10, D-80333 Muenchen

tel.: +49 89 289 27690, fax: +49 89 289 27694 "Der Barberinische Osiris - Geschichte einer Goetterfigur"

[The Barberian Osiris - history of a god's figure] A small exhibition showing an Egyptian statue before and after

restoration work. Formerly owned by the prince Barberini and now in

Munich, it was attributed to Osiris, but it is a Horus figure which is

from the time of Amenophis III (ca 1370 BC).

Seefeld

April 8 - Nov 25, 2001

Staatliches Museum Schloss Seefeld

D-82229 Seefeld i. Obb.

tel.: +49 8152 70652 or 79394 "Nubien - Goldland der Pharaonen"

[Nubia - land of gold of the Pharaohs]


This exhibition shows 250 objects from 5000 BC to 1000 AD illustrating the history of the ancient cultures in Sudan.

Seefeld

April 8 - Nov 25, 2001

Staatliches Museum Schloss Seefeld

D-82229 Seefeld i. Obb.

tel.: +49 8152 70652 or 79394 "Gejagt and vergoettlicht - Das Tier im Alten Aegypten"

[Hunted and deified - the animal in AE]

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

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"

Switzerland

Geneva

April 5 - Aug 26, 2001

Musee d'art et d'histoire [Art and History Museum]

2 rue Charles Galland, CH-1206 Geneva

tel.: +41 22 418 26 00, fax: +41 22 418 26 01


"Sortir au jour. Art egyptien de la Fondation Martin Bodmer -

Bibliotheca Bodmeriana" [Collection of Egyptian antiquities from the

Fondation Martin Bodmer]


"The Bibliotheca Bodmeriana (Cologny) possesses a small collection of Pharaonic works that include, among other things, some elegant statuettes and rare bas-reliefs relating to all the important epochs

of Egyptian history. There are also twelve papyri from richly

illustrated funeral tracts dating back to the first millennium BC."

Geneva

Aug 30, 2001 - Jan 25, 2002

Musee d'art et d'histoire [Art and History Museum]

2 rue Charles Galland, CH-1206 Geneva

tel.: +41 22 418 26 00, fax: +41 22 418 26 01 "Reflets du Divin" [Reflections of the Divine] "Exhibition showing how spirituality was reflected in the art of three

great civilizations of the Ancient World, those of Egypt, Greece and Rome."

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

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.

Jerusalem

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.

Brazil

Pacaembu Sao Paulo

May 2, - July 22, 2001

Museu de Arte Brasileira da Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado

Rua Alagoas 903 CEP 01242-902 Pacaembu Sao Paulo SP

tel.: +55 11 3662 1662 "A arte no Egito no tempo dos faraos" [Art in Egypt in the time of the Pharaohs] 56 artifacts from the Louvre, and a reconstitution of Sennedjem's tomb.

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