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Evenings in Egypt – Shake it like an Egyptian

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.

This week – Shake it like an Egyptian
Egyptian Costume Party and Belly dance lesson and demonstration.
Dress to impress as an Ancient Egyptian and maybe win a prize!
Get your photo taken in costume and we will post it on our Facebook page and the photo with the most likes will win a prize!
Get your friends to vote to help you win.
program starts at 6:30 p.m.


1 – Get Lei’d

a celebration of flowers – make your own lei.
8 – Spring Artisan 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 Crochet
learn how to create creatures for a crochet 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.

Event Details

February 23, 2012

5–8 pm

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