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Add to Calendar 24-03-2013 24-03-2013 15 Start with Art Plus Asia Blooms! Spring fling! Celebrate the season by looking at screens and scrolls that feature beautiful flowers and gardens in the Chinese and Japanese art galleries. Then, make your own colorful flower painting using watercolor, ink and rice paper. Meets in Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=130469 Metropolitan Museum of Art true DD/MM/YYYY  

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Date: March 24, 2013
Hours: 2:30-3:30pm
Ages: Young elementary
Price: Free with admission: $25 adults; $17 seniors; $12 students; free for kids younger than 12

Address:
1000 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10028

Phone: 212-650-2217
Website: metmuseum.org

Description: Asia Blooms! Spring fling! Celebrate the season by looking at screens and scrolls that feature beautiful flowers and gardens in the Chinese and Japanese art galleries. Then, make your own colorful flower painting using watercolor, ink and rice paper. Meets in Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education.

Venue Description: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located at 1000 Fifth Ave. on the Upper East Side, accommodates some of the greatest cultural treasures in the world, representing art from around the world and every time period from the Stone Age to the present. The museum houses the finest American art in the world, as well as an impressive collection of European, Greco-Roman, and Ancient Egyptian art. The Egyptian Art gallery includes a whole temple that was shipped to America as a gift.

The Cloisters A branch of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters are devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. The building itself is built with actual chapels, cloisters and other pieces of Gothic and Romanesque architecture. Inside, one can see sculpture, tapestries, magnificent stained-glass windows, and more. The most renowned treasures include the Book of Hours by Jeanne d'Evreux, the Bury St. Edmonds cross, the Chalice of Antioch, and the Unicorn Tapestries. The Cloisters are situated on the beautiful rolling grounds of Fort Tryon Park, which has magnificent views of the Palisades.

Hours: Friday-Saturdays 9:30am-9pm. Sunday, Tuesday?Thursday 9:30am-5:30pm.

Recommended Admission (includes main building and The Cloisters on the same day): $25; $17 seniors 65 and older; $12 students; free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. No extra charge for any exhibition. Tickets available at ticketweb.com or 1-800-965-4827.

For more information: 212-535-7710; metmuseum.org

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