The Winchester Cultural Center will host an overnight trip for seniors to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Southern California May 21-22. Seniors will depart the center, located at 3130 S McLeod Drive, just north of Desert Inn Road, at 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 21 and return on Wednesday, May 22 at 9 p.m. The cost for the trip is $134.50 per person for a double room or $215.50 for a single room and includes transportation, tickets to the museum and overnight hotel stay. Meals are not included and trip fees are non-refundable. The deadline to register is Friday, May 3.
The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts and European and American photographs. The museum seeks to inspire curiosity, enjoyment and understanding of and about the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance.
Exhibits on display during the trip include “Looking East: Ruben’s Encounter with Asia,” “Japan’s Modern Divide: The Photographs of Hiroshi Hamaya and Kansuke Yamamoto,” “Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future 1940-1990” and “In Focus: Ed Ruscha,” an exhibit of the work of the great Los Angeles painter. Garden and architecture tours of the museum also run throughout the day.
Trips are booked on a first-come, first-served basis, and registrations must be completed in person at the Winchester Cultural Center. For additional information, call the center at 455-7340 or visit the Clark County Parks and Recreation Web site at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/parks. Clark County Parks and Recreation also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 42 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.