The Witte Museum and American Exhibitions, Inc., producer of the groundbreaking Mummies of the World exhibition, made a charitable donation of $10,000 in tickets to the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio during a special presentation on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Witte Museum.
Marise McDermott, president and CEO of the Witte Museum presented the tickets to Angie Mock, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio joined by the organization’s youth members to share in the occasion.
“The Boys & Girls Clubs and the thousands of youth we serve are incredibly excited about this opportunity,” said Angie Mock, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio. “Our focus on Academic Success is achieved through great programs and great partnership such as this one.”
American Exhibitions is committed to giving back to the communities in which it presents its exhibition. The $10,000 in tickets being donated will provide the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio youth members the opportunity to escape for an afternoon and experience Mummies of the World at their leisure.
Mummies of the World isthe largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, featuring an astounding collection of 150 specimens and objects including real human and animal mummies, and related artifacts from South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Ancient Egypt. The acclaimed traveling exhibition opened at the Witte Museum on September 29, 2012 to rave reviews, and is currently on display in San Antonio through January 27, 2012.
For more information about the exhibition: www.mummiesoftheworld.com.