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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.***

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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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