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 Join Us to Celebrate the Legacy of Cyrus the Great 

 

Dear Friend,

Please join us as we celebrate the legacy of Cyrus the Great and the upcoming Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning exhibition, opening at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, CA on August 9, 2013.

Mark your calendars to join us at the following events commemorating Cyrus the Great and his legacy of peace, equality, and religious tolerance.

PAAIA Gala Commemorating Cyrus the Great
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
The Julia Morgan Ballroom at Merchants Exchange, San Francisco
Click here to purchase tickets.

The King Cyrus Symphonic Suite
From Birth to the Proclamation of Human Rights
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Nob Hill Masonic Center, San Francisco
Composed and conducted by Maestro Loris Tjeknavorian
With performances by Soprano Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmaie and Pianist, Tara Kamangar
Click here to purchase tickets.
Click here to join the Facebook event page and invite your friends.

In addition, mark your calendars for the following events at the Asian Art Museum:

August 3, 2013, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Cyrus the Great of Ancient Perisa

August 9, 2013, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Cyrus Cylinder Panel Discussion

August 10, 2013, 9:30 am. - 12:30 p.m.
Teacher Workshop: Cyrus Cylinder

August 16, 2013, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cyrus the Great in Western Imagination

September 8, 2013, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
New Light on the Cyrus Cylinder

September 12, 2013, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Cylinder.US (arts and drawring)

September 21, 2013, 9:30 a.m.
PAAIA Bay Area Tour Group

September 22, 2013 2-3:30 p.m.
From Samarkand to San Francisco

For more information and to purchase tickets to the above events, click here.

The exhibition was 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 exhibition at the Asian Art Museum is generously supported by Tina and Hamid Moghadam, Bita Daryabari and Dr. Reza Malek in collaboration with the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans.