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LACMA Extends Tutankhamun and the Golden Age Exhibition
The Gilded Coffin of Tjuya, almost entirely covered with reddish gold, is part of an extensive exhibition, “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from June 16 through Nov. 15, 2005. Photo credit: © Andreas F. Voegelin, Antikenmuseum Basel and Sammlung Ludwig.


LOS ANGELES, CA.- /PRNewswire/ The touring exhibition, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs will extend its run at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) through November 20, 2005 to accommodate the overwhelming demand for tickets. The exhibition, which is organized by National Geographic, AEG Exhibitions and Arts and Exhibitions International, with cooperation from the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, and sponsored by Northern Trust, was originally scheduled to close on November 15, 2005.

"It is a privilege to have the King Tut exhibition here in Los Angeles," said Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. "Los Angeles is home to some of the most unique and beautiful cultures. It is only fitting that such a unique exhibition comes to such a unique city."

With more than 850,000 tickets sold since the exhibition opened on June 16, 2005, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs has become the second most popular exhibition in LACMA's history, exceeded only by the 1978 visit of Treasures of Tutankhamun.

"LACMA has enjoyed the opportunity to reach a fantastic new audience through the exhibition, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," said LACMA President Melody Kanschat. "Forty-three percent of King Tut visitors had not been to the museum previously and 24% visited more than two years ago. We continue to welcome viewers both fresh and familiar during King Tut's extended stay."

"We are very excited that the first tour stop has been such a success. We look forward to the extension as a way for even more Californians to see this priceless exhibition," said William A. Osborn of Northern Trust Corporation, presenting sponsor of the exhibition.

Exhibition tickets are available every day beginning at 8 a.m. through November 20, and there are extended viewing hours every evening. To assist patrons in the ticketing process, a real-time ticket availability calendar is available at http://www.KingTut.org, which helps purchasers find the next available time slot.





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