Head west to see the Sistine Chapel
have the time or the budget to get to Rome? Head west instead. This week
Seattle Art Museum opens a Michelangelo exhibit, Drawings from the Sistine
Chapel -- the only place it’s showing in the U.S.
The nearby Alexis Hotel is offering an Art of Michelangelo package including deluxe accommodations, two VIP tickets to the Michelangelo Exhibit: Public & Private-Drawings for the Sistine Chapel and other Treasures from the Casa Buonarroti, a $10 gift certificate to the Seattle Art Museum Gift Shop, two Painters Delight cocktails at the Bookstore Bar, and Complimentary Valet Parking.
The package is available from October 15, 2009 through February 1, 2010, with rates starting at $219 a night. For a few dollars more guests can request to stay in the Seattle Art Museum suite.
For more information, see www.alexishotel.com and seattleartmuseum.org.