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CR Rae writes about U.S. travel, including family-friendly activities.
The Works of Photographer Annie Leibovitz
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CR Rae writes about U.S. travel, including family-friendly activities. She likes to find unique, off-the-beaten-path things to do in even the biggest cities. Traveling the highways and byways, she finds the dirt on the back roads and the ins and ...
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CR Rae writes about U.S. travel, including family-friendly activities. She likes to find unique, off-the-beaten-path things to do in even the biggest cities. Traveling the highways and byways, she finds the dirt on the back roads and the ins and outs of some of the most fun and interesting places -- giving you, the traveler, those little tidbits of info to get the most from your travels.
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Do you love art, photography or maybe you are a fan of Annie Leibovitz? Here is a getaway package for you!





Annie Leibovitz, Plano, Illinois, 2011. © Annie Leibovitz<>
The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio is devoting its gallery to a huge presentation of Leibovitz's works. It will take place from September 20 through December 30, 2012. It will exhibit more than 200 photos.

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A special travel getaway is available to spend some time at the exhibit, enjoy a little R&R and spend some time in this capital city. The package starts at $259 and is called the "Annie Leibovitz" travel package. The package includes:



  •  +First-class accommodations at the design-centric The Lofts Hotel
  • +Two Tickets to Wexner Center for the Arts for the "Annie Leibovitz" exhibition+Valet parking+$25 dining gift card, valid at one of 14 Arena District venue
  • +Two standard movie passes to the award-winning Arena Grand Movie Theatre+Cooked-to-order breakfast buffet at Max & Erma’s Restaurant+Package reservations are made at www.55lofts.com/ or (614) 461-2642
The Wexner Center is the first institution in the world to have the opportunity to exhibit this “Master Set” by Leibivutz in its entirety. You will find works form "Pilgrimage" as well, which features a series of photographs that include interiors, landscapes and talismanic objects from historic figures—Abraham Lincoln, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Georgia O’Keeffe, Annie Oakley, Elvis Presley, and others. “Pilgrimage” was organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. 
    Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 2009. © Annie Leibovitz.

    From “Pilgrimage” (Random House, 2011)






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    As a student at San Francisco Art Institute Leibovitz began her career as a photojournalist for Rolling Stone magazine in 1970. She then joined the staff of Vanity Fair In 1983, and later moved on to Vogue. She was able to expand her portraits of contemporary life.  She has captured photos of many notable figures of our time.


    <>The Wexner Center for the Arts is located at 1871 N. High St. (at 15th Ave.) on the campus of The Ohio State University.


    Gallery hours are Tuesday–Wednesday and Sunday 11 am–6 pm; Thursday–Saturday 11 am–8 pm; closed Mondays. Admission is $8 for adults (18–64); $6 for senior citizens (65 or older); free to all Thursdays, 4 - 8 pm and the first Sunday of the month. Details and tickets www.wexar.org.


    Columbus is a very vibrant and alive city. It has an uncommon blend of neighborhoods, arts, attractions, events, accommodations and great food!


    For more information visit www.ExperienceColumbus.com.
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