On Wednesday, Aug. 27, the Howland Cultural Center will host a bus trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan to view several new openings: The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy; the Met’s roof garden installation: Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout, Garry Winogrand — widely considered one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, and The Nelson A. Rockefeller Vision: In Pursuit of the Best in the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas … current exhibits and much more.

The ticket cost is $60 for members of the Howland Cultural Center and $65 for non-members. Ticket includes an air-conditioned motor coach with lavatory, admission to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the driver’s gratuity. It does not include lunch; the Met has an excellent cafeteria.

The bus leaves Beacon promptly at 9 a.m. and returns at approximately 6 p.m. Passengers will be picked up at the parking lot located on Henry Street, which is directly behind the Yankee Clipper Diner. The diner is on Main Street; Henry and Main Streets run parallel to each other.

Anyone interested in going on this trip should call 845-831-4988 or 831-4614 for reservations, directions and/or further information.

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