sleeping Beauties

The Taber Museum is sponsoring a bus trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, on Friday, June 14, 2024. Participants will be able to tour The Met including two spectacular exhibits, Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion and Collecting Inspiration: Edward C. Moore at Tiffany and Co. The bus will depart the Burger King parking lot at Maynard Street, Williamsport at 5:30 AM and arrive in NYC at approximately 10:00 AM. The bus will leave NYC at 6:00 PM and arrive in Williamsport around 10:00 PM.

Sleeping Beauties highlights textile treasures from the Museum’s collection and includes 250 garments and accessories and spans four centuries of textiles. Collecting Inspiration highlights the creative force of Mr. Moore at Tiffany & Co. during the second half of the 19th century. It includes 180 items from Mr. Moore’s personal collection, as well as 70 silver objects created at Tiffany & Co. under his direction.

Cost for senior citizens (65+) is $90 and $100.00 for those under 65. Payment, in the form of cash, check or credit card, will secure your seat and must be paid by May 10, 2024. Payment may be made at the Taber Museum during normal operating hours or mailed to us at 858 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA 17701. This payment includes your transportation and admission to the museum. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks, drinks, and a pillow and blanket for the bus ride. There will not be a food stop on the way, but the bus will stop at a Welcome Center near the eastern border of Pennsylvania. The bus also will not be stopping for food on the return trip. Attendees are encouraged to eat at one of the restaurants within The Met. The restaurants are listed on the Metropolitan’s website,