August 11, 2011
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Pulitzer Prize winner and Cleopatra biographer, Stacy Schiff, visits Cincinnati Museum Center September 7
Events include women’s leadership breakfast and free public lecture
CINCINNATI - Her latest biography, Cleopatra: A Life has been named one of the New York Times “10 Best Books of 2010.” Now, Stacy Schiff visits Cincinnati Museum Center as the first stop on her paperback tour.
As Cleopatra’s royal stay in Cincinnati comes to an end on September 5, we’re sending her away in style. Extend your Cleopatra experience with author Stacy Schiff and dive deeper into the life and times of this famous queen.
Women’s Leadership Breakfast 7:30 – 9 a.m.
Start your day with an inspirational breakfast and conversation with Stacy Schiff at Cincinnati Museum Center. Your $50 ticket includes a breakfast buffet and paperback copy of Cleopatra: A Life. To reserve your ticket, call (513) 287-7001.
Evening Public Lecture 7:30 p.m.
Join us at 7:30 p.m. in Reakirt Auditorium for a free lecture and facilitated conversation with Schiff. She’ll speak about her book and the life of Cleopatra. A book signing will follow the lecture. Visit www.cincymuseum.org for more details.
If you haven’t seen Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt yet, your time is running out. See the exhibit before September 5, and then attend an event with Pulitzer Prize winner and Cleopatra expert, Stacy Schiff on September 7 at Cincinnati Museum Center. Visit www.cincymuseum.org or call (513) 287-7000 for more information.
Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt is organized by National Geographic and Arts and Exhibitions International, with cooperation from the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities and the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology (IEASM).
Special thanks to our bookstore partner Joseph-Beth Booksellers. And don't miss out on the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's featured book of the month for August, "Cleopatra: A Life!"
About Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized institution as well as national historic landmark. Dedicated to sparking community dialogue, insight and inspiration, Museum Center was awarded the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Our Union Terminal has been voted the nation’s 45th most important building by the American Institute of Architects. Organizations within Cincinnati Museum Center include the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library. Recognized as Forbes Traveler Magazine as the 17th most visited museum in the country, Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes one million plus visitors annually. Cincinnati Museum Center gratefully acknowledges operating and capital support from the taxpayers of Hamilton County and the State of Ohio. For more information, visit www.cincymuseum.org.