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Evenings in Egypt

The Museum, Museum Store and MFA Café are staying open later on select Thursdays. Come explore Ancient Egypt–Art and Magic:Treasures from the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, have a delicious dinner at the MFA Café and spend some time perusing the unique array of items in the Museum Store. In addition we will be bringing in some special activities and programs sure to make your visit even more memorable. Some programs have additional cost as noted below.

26 – Silkscreen your own Sarcophagus coloring t-shirt – $10 fee


2 – Spice it up! with Savory Spice 

learn how spices from ancient Egypt are popular in today’s 
culinary world. Free spice packs while supplies last.
9 – Museum closes at 5 p.m. today.
16 – Collector’s Circle Lecture/Art-o-Mat Inauguration*

and mARTini bar. *Don’t Go Around Artless!
23 – Shake it like an Egyptian
Egyptian Costume Party and Belly dance lesson and demonstration.


1 – Get Lei’d

a celebration of orchids – make your own lei.
8 – Artful Arcade Arts Market 

local artists show their wares – make your own “gold” cartouche.
15 – Collector’s Circle Lecture
and mARTini bar.
22 – Pre-parade Pit-stop Lounge
have a beverage and small bite before the Grand Prix Night Parade.
29 – Nip, Tuck, & Shoot

a roundtable discussion on body image in fine art and medicine.


5 – Collector’s Circle Lecture
and mARTini bar.
12 – Film at 8
hands-on with film sculptor Nancy Cervanka.
19 – Underwater Knitting
learn how to create creatures from a coral reef.
26 – Ancient Brews for You

Bay area home brewers try their hand at ancient beer recipes, come sample and vote for your favorite.

Programs are subject to change without notice so check the website or call before your visit.

Event Details

January 26, 2012

5–8 pm

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