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Special Trip to LA with SDCHM
August 27, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
A CHANCE TO VISIT TWO ONCE IN A LIFETIME SHOWS AT THE GETTY MUSEUM AND LACMA
Date: Saturday, August 27
Cost: $85 for SDCHM members, $95 for non-members
Cost includes transportation on luxury bus, snacks and water, lunch, admission fees, and private guided tour of the exhibitions.
First, in the morning we will visit the GETTY to experience Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road. The Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, Gansu Province, comprise the largest, most richly endowed, and longest used treasure house of Buddhist art in the world. This exhibition features numerous objects originally from the site—such as paintings and manuscripts that have rarely, if ever, traveled to the United States, as well as three spectacular full-size cave replicas.
Second, in the afternoon we will visit LACMA to view Alternative Dreams: 17th-Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection
Showcasing one of the finest painting collections in the United States, this exhibition presents works by many of the most famous painters of this period, including Dong Qichang (1555–1636), considered the most versatile Chinese artist of the last five hundred years, and major, previously unpublished works by Gong Xian, Fu Shan, and Bada Shanren.
Transportation will include two pickup and drop off stops at Old Naval Hospital in Balboa Park and La Costa Park and Ride leaving at 7:00am and 7:30am respectively.
We expect a 6:00pm return to San Diego.To reserve your spot, please contact email@example.com or call 619.338.9888.
Space is limited. Reservations will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservation and payment deadline: July 27 2016
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