Monday, December 03, 2007

Weekend in Atlanta

Hunter Library is pleased to announce the 5th annual WEEKEND IN ATLANTA. It will take place the weekend of February 2, 2008. It includes:

High Museum The High Museum has entered into an arrangement with the Louvre to bring hundreds of masterpieces from that museum to the High over a multi-year period. The exhibits that will be on display on February 2nd are: The Louvre and the Ancient World. This showcases Egyptian, Near Eastern and Greco-Roman works .The Eye of Josephine, sixty works from the collection of Napoleon’s wife. Houdon in France and America. Houdon depicted in sculpture some of the most prominent figures of his time including Voltaire and Benjamin Franklin. The ticket in this package is for admission on Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. and includes entrance to all three exhibits.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Saturday, February 2, 8:00 P.M. The program opens with Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet followed by Prokifiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yefim Bronfman as the soloist. After intermission the concert concludes with Rachmaninov’s Symphony No.1. Robert Spano will conduct.

Lodging for one night, arrive Saturday, February 2nd; depart Sunday, February 3rd, at the Marriot Atlanta Midtown Suites, on 14th Street, two blocks from the Atlanta Symphony and the High Museum. Includes full breakfast at the hotel on Sunday morning. There are a number of preconcert dining options within three blocks of the hotel and the concert hall. Directions to the hotel and nearby restaurant information will be included with tickets.

TOTAL COST LODGING INCLUDED: Per person, double occupancy: $148.53. Includes tickets, hotel, full breakfast, all taxes, and a $25.00 per person tax-deductible contribution to the Friends of Hunter Library. Full-time Students: $123.53 per person.

TOTAL COST LODGING EXCLUDED (find your own): Per person $58.61 Full-time Student: $33.61.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Registration has been extended to December 12, 2007.
Registration Form (PDF)

Participants will provide their own transportation. Parking in the hotel garage is advised. $16:00 per vehicle for 24 hours.