9:00 am - Bus Departure
Enjoy the special exhibit of Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium. Mapplethorpe is among the most influential visual artists of the late twentieth century. This major retrospective exhibition re-examines the arc of his photographic work from its humble beginnings in the 1970s to the culture wars of the 1990s. Featuring portraits, nudes, still lives, and the controversial X Portfolio, the exhibition explores Mapplethorpe's studio practice and the creation of his foundation, which has shepherded his legacy into the 21st century. In addition to this special photography exhibit; you are invited to view the Getty's permanent collections and enjoy the spectacular architecture and gardens. Cost is $70, to be billed, and includes transportation on S.B. Airbus and snacks on the way home. Admission and the Getty audio guide are free. Lunch will be your choice of the many dining offerings at The Getty. A minimum of twenty people is needed; please sign up in the Mail Room by Monday, June 13. If you have any questions, please call Heidi at #8050.