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MAGNA CARTA coming to LACMA- April 26- for Brit Week

One of the most influential documents in history, impacting constitutions everywhere (including the American Constitution) comes to  LACMA on April 26th.

The  1217 version, on view at LACMA during Brit week, is only one of 17 surviving original manuscripts of the Magna Carta.

Issued in the name of  King Henry III, it will be on view on Level 2 of the Art of Americas Building.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art • 5905 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA, 90036

323-857-6000. For more information, please visit:

http://www.lacma.org/art/ExhibMagnaCarta.aspx

Posted by on March 6th, 2011

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