Why? Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt!

Last night, Matthew, Jeffrey, and I got a sneak peek at Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt, the newest exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art.


There is so much intrigue, interest, and mythology surrounding the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. I can remember going to see an Egyptian art exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art when I was in school, so it was great to have a chance to not only experience this type of exhibition as an adult, but to see it through Jeffrey’s eyes too.

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Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt looks beyond just the mythology, though, and explores the daily life of these Egyptian kings. You’ll see everything from delicate jewelry to large sculptures and carvings.


The exhibition includes over 150 pieces from both the British Museum and the Cleveland Museum of Art.


Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt opens on Sunday, March 13 and runs through Sunday, June 12. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and college students, $7 for children ages 6-17, $7 for Museum member guests, and free for Museum members and children under 5.


While at the preview of the exhibition, we also got a chance to sample delicious small bites from Chef Doug Katz’s Provenance, such as these lamb and fava bean nibbles.


Throughout the exhibition, Provenance will feature a prix fixe menu inspired by Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt. The two-course lunch menu is $27 and the three-course dinner menu is $44.

Also, the monthly Mix happy hour in April will focus on Pharaoh, where you will be able to explore the exhibition and enjoy a Provenance pop-up with Egyptian-inspired food. Mix: Pharaoh takes place on Friday, April 1 and tickets are $15 for non-members and free for Museum members.

So, there are a lot of ways to enjoy Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt and to take in the majesty of these incredible artifacts. Make sure you take advantage while this exhibition is here!

***Disclosure: I was invited to attend the media preview of Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt, which included admission to the exhibition, complimentary small bites and beverages, and a complimentary copy of the Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt catalog. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***


1 Response

  1. My boyfriend lived in Egypt for awhile & misses it terribly. He’s also obsessed with Egyptian culture & history. He cannot WAIT to see this exhibit!

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