I received the following email last week. Note that their proposed solution for economic blues is to spend $50, plus costs for the "cash bar," to learn about another great civilization that hit a road bump it couldn't recover from.
--- Forwarded message from Administrative Drone ---
>Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 16:13:17 -0400
>Reply-To: AR Travel and Education
>Sender: AR Travel and Education
>From: "Administrative Drone"
>Subject: DOL: Bringing the world and Dartmouth to you!
Dear Alumni, Parents & Friends of Dartmouth:
Has the economy got you down? Here's your chance to lift your spirits and experience the magnificence of ancient art from Assyria without having to wait in long lines.
Join fellow Dartmouth alums for an after hours private tour of Art and Empire: Treasures from Assyria in the British Museum" and lecture by Steven Kangas, Senior Lecturer, Department of Art History at Dartmouth College.
Date: Sunday, November 2, 2008
Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Time: 5:45 pm to 9 pm
Cost: $65/person for alumni and guests through the Class of 1992;
$50/person for alumni and guests in the Classes of 1993–2008.
Covers lecture, private exhibit tour, and a hearty reception. Cash bar will be provided.
Please visit www.alumni.dartmouth.edu/ace/onlocation and link to the Art and Empire to register.
Register today to help us plan for an appropriate number of tickets and refreshments.
I hope to see you at the MFA,
Alumni Continuing Education & Travel
Office of Alumni Relations at Dartmouth College
6068 Blunt Alumni Center, Suite 103, Hanover, NH 03755
Assyrian Treasures is a special Dartmouth on Location event brought to you by the Office of Alumni Relations in cooperation with the Dartmouth Club of Greater Boston
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