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Art & Artists: Egyptomania from the CMA’s Collection

Monday, June 5 @ 11:00 amMonday, June 26 @ 12:00 pm

Let us zoom you to the famous Cleveland Museum of Art for private, , themed, virtual “tours” of their renowned Egyptian collection.

Art & Artists: Egyptomania from the CMA’s Collection

Four Mondays, June 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2023

11am-12pm (PT),12-1pm (MT), 1-2pm (CT), 2-3pm (ET)

on Zoom

Internationally renowned, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) houses a diverse permanent collection of more than 61,000 works of art from around the world. Join Museum professional Arielle Levine for a four-part series to journey through highlights of the CMA’s Egyptian Collection and discover the ingenuity of one of the world’s earliest civilizations.

A staff member in the Cleveland Museum of Art’s department of Public and Academic Engagement, Arielle Levine teaches students all around the world and also works with Adult Programs and the museum’s Docent Program. She has a degree in Art History from Case Western Reserve University, and has worked at the museum for 26 years.

Save! Register by June 3rd for “Early Bird” pricing!

Introduction to Daily Life (June 5)

Begin with an introduction to set the stage for this special series. Through the use of art and artifacts from the CMA’s collection, get acquainted with Egypt’s natural environment and aspects of daily life, such as food, clothing, shelter, and recreation.

Hieroglyphics (June12)

Learn how to decipher some of the sacred writing of Egypt in this fascinating look at a communication system that is more than 4,000 years old.

Mummies (June 19)

Find out how the Egyptian desire for an eternal afterlife contributed to the ritual of mummification. Learn about the process of mummification and see ancient artifacts from the museum’s collection, such as canopic jars, mummy cases, amulets, and much more!

Animals (June 26)

Why were so many Egyptian gods portrayed as part-human and part-animal? This visit through the CMA’s Egyptian collection explores how ancient Egyptians observed animal behavior and ascribed animal characteristics to their gods.

Tickets & Notes:

“Early Bird” Series Tickets $50 ($12.50 per class): Available until 48-hours prior to the class.

“Regular” Series Tickets $60 ($15 per class): Available until the start of the last class.

Tickets are 1) are for series only (individual class tickets are not available), 2) are per device, not per person on Zoom, and 3) are non-refundable & non-exchangeable.

The Fine Print:

Fortunately, we’ve had very few issues, but just to be clear…

Your Zoom “Event Link”: The Zoom event link will be emailed to all registrants 2-days before the event begins. To help it land in your “inbox,” before registering, please add the following emails to your contacts:

  • JCC Zoom — Zoom3@marinjcc.org
  • JCC Alliance — alliance@marinjcc.org
  • Sean Fitzgerald — sfitzgerald@marinjcc.org

Registrants are requested to make sure the email w/link has arrived by the evening of June 3rd. If the email does not arrive, please see “Troubleshooting” below.

The email w/link will be re-sent to all registrants about 1-2 hours prior to the event. NB: However, if it landed somewhere other than in your inbox upon registration, it will probably do the same later.

Have a Comcast email? Please refer to this guide: https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/spam-filters-and-email-blocking-new-experience.

Troubleshooting: We will do our best to remedy any issues. Registrants who have NOT received the email w/link are asked to check their email “junk” and “spam” folders. If found, please move the email to your inbox. If the email/link is still not there, please contact James (see below) immediately.

Late Troubleshooting: We will try our best – but cannot guarantee – help with Zoom links to guests contacting James less than 2-hours prior to the event.

Live Only: In agreement with our guides, artists, instructors, special guests, etc., events are not recorded. Make-up sessions are unavailable. Credit/refund is not given for missed events.

Liability: While we will do our best to remedy any issues, The Osher Marin JCC & its Program Partners cannot be held responsible for 1) issues related to Eventbrite or Zoom, 2) ticket buyers not following the instructions above, nor 3) packing, shipping, or deliver services of food/beverages not received in time for tasting events.

Don’t ya just hate “the fine print?!!”

Questions? Please email alliance@marinjcc.org.

Art & Artists is created by the Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA) and offered by the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance. See below for a full list of Alliance Partners.

ALL ARE WELCOME to join in our activities! JCC members, non-members, those who live near or far, people of all backgrounds, faiths, ethnicities, hair styles, fashion choices, chocolate preferences, etc. “The more the merrier!”


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