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Cyrus Cylinder to tour the United States | The Getty Villa | Oct 2 to Dec 8, 2013 | Farhang Foundation

Follow this page or our Facebook page for updates about special programs and lectures in support of the Cyrus Cylinder exhibition in Los Angeles, sponsored by Farhang Foundation, at the Getty Villa, Oct 2 to Dec 8, 2013.  

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT Visiting the Getty Villa
The Getty Villa is open Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with special Saturday hours during the Cyrus Cylinder exhibition of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. It is closed on Tuesdays and major holidays. Admission to the Getty Villa is always free. A ticket is required for admission. Tickets can be ordered in advance, or on the day of your visit, at www.getty.edu/visit or at (310) 440-7300. Parking is $15 per car. Groups of 15 or more must make reservations by phone. For more information, call (310) 440-7300 (English or Spanish); (310) 440-7305 (TTY line for the deaf or hearing impaired). The Getty Villa is at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, California. 

UPCOMING EVENTS - CLICK HERE to download the flyer. 

NOTE: Dates/Times are subject to change.

10.02-12.08.13 - EXHIBITION - The Cyrus Cylinder & Ancient Persia: A New Beginning | The Getty Villa | Oct 2 - Dec 8, 2013 | Sponsored by Farhang Foundation

11.23.13 - Timothy Potts and Neil MacGregor in Conversation | The Getty Villa

PAST EVENTS

09.08.13 - CONFERENCE - Social Status of Women in Iran Through the Ages at IAWF Conference

09.19.13 - FILM SCREENING - SOLD OUT Recreating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great's Paradise; Premiere Screening in S. California

09.28.13 - CONFERENCE - The Cyrus Cylinder: Ancient Rights, Modern Liberties | UCSD

09.29.13 - TELEVISION - Broadcast Premiere of “Recreating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great’s Paradise” | PBS SoCal | Sponsored by Farhang Foundation

10.02.13 - LECTURE - The Cyrus Cylinder: The Discovery and Creation of an Icon - A Lecture by Dr. John Curtis | The Getty Villa 

10.06.13 - TELEVISION - Broadcast Premiere of “Recreating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great’s Paradise” | PBS SoCal | Sponsored by Farhang Foundation

10.07.13 - SPECIAL EVENT for IRANIAN-AMERICANS - Community Day | Oct 7 | The Cyrus Cylinder & Ancient Persia: A New Beginning | The Getty Villa

10.13.13 - LECTURE - Cyrus Cylinder: Modern Myths and Ancient Realities | USC

10.19 & 10.20.13 - GALLERY COURSE - Cyrus to Alexander: Persians, Greeks and the Invention of History | The Getty Villa | $35.00 | SOLD-OUT

Explore the Greek view through tales and art and compare the Persian perspective and try your hand at cuneiform. 

10.19 & 10.20.13 - CONCERT - Twinklings of Hope: Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat in Concert | The Getty Villa | $25.00
The music of Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat reflects the evolution of Persian song. Part of a new generation of musicians who are university educated and devoted to their artistic cause, the Vahdats uphold a waning tradition in today's Iran. Purchase tickets via www.getty.edu/museum/programs/performances/villa_concerts.html

10.20.13 - CONFERENCE - Cyrus the Great: From the Bible to the European Literary Imagination | UCI

10.27.13 - LECTURE - Cyrus the Great and the Persian Empire: Perspectives from Antiquity to Today | The Getty Villa

10.27.13 - STUDIO COURSE - Proclamations in Clay | The Getty Villa | $150.00

Learn hand building techniques to create ceramic cylinders and vessels inscribed with your own text dedications. Purchase tickets via www.getty.edu/museum/programs/courses/studio.html.

10.05.13 - 10.26.2013 (SATURDAYS) - FAMILY - Scribes wanted | The Getty Villa
Drop by The Getty Villa with your family to learn how scribes in ancient Persia created documents such as the Cyrus Cylinder and try your hand at writing your own cuneiform message. Reserve FREE tickets at www.getty.edu/visit

10.28 & 10.29.13 - CONFERENCE - World of Cyrus & The Cyrus Reception | UCLA

11.02.13 - LECTURE - Authority and Autonomy in the Achaemenid Persian Empire | The Getty Villa - SOLD-OUT

11.09.03 - GALLERY COURSE Cyrus to Alexander: Persians, Greeks, and the Invention of History - The Getty Villa

11.12.13 - SPECIAL PROGRAM - College Night at the Getty Villa  Come to the Getty Villa for an evening of art, music, food, and fun just for college students!

11.14 & 11.15.13 - STUDIO COURSE - Culinary Workshop: Ancient Persia | The Getty Villa | $85

Prepare and enjoy a meal showcasing the multiethnic cuisine of the Persian Empire. Purchase tickets via www.getty.edu/museum/programs/courses/studio.html.

11.17.13 - STUDIO COURSE - Proclamations in Clay | The Getty Villa | $150.00
Learn hand building techniques to create ceramic cylinders and vessels inscribed with your own text dedications. Purchase tickets via www.getty.edu/museum/programs/courses/studio.html.

11.18.13 - LECTURE & FILM SCREENING - Cyrus the Great: Conqueror, Father and Messiah, followed by the screening of the film "Recreating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great’s Paradise" | LACMA

To learn more about other U.S. venues, visit www.cyruscylinder2013.com


To follow the U.S. tour on Facebook, join www.facebook.com/CyrusCylinderUSTour2013

The Cyrus Cylinder touring exhibition (2013, United States) is organized by the British Museum in partnership with the Iran Heritage Foundation and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

The Los Angeles presentation is made possible by financial support from Farhang Foundation.

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