OMNI SAN DIEGO HOTEL'S FALL CULTURE PACKAGE CELEBRATES THE WORK OF SCULPTOR ALEXANDER CALDER

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (August 6, 2009) – The work of internationally recognized American sculptor Alexander Calder is currently on display at The San Diego Museum of Art as a part of the Calder Jewelry exhibition. To celebrate this exhibit, Omni San Diego Hotel is offering “A Work of Art” package for local and out-of-town art and jewelry aficionados. Calder Jewelry is the first museum exhibition devoted exclusively to Calder’s distinctive body of jewelry work including necklaces, bracelets, pins, earrings, and crowns.

Omni San Diego Hotel’s “A Work of Art” package includes:

• Overnight accommodations

• Complimentary valet parking

• Admission for two to the Calder Jewelry exhibit

• Complimentary copy of Alexander Calder: “Calder”

The package starts at $179, excluding tax, based on availability through January 3, 2010. Guests can book the package by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI or online at omnihotels.com.

About the Calder Jewelry Exhibition 

American-born artist Alexander Calder (1898–1976) is celebrated for his mobiles, stabiles, and paintings. Calder Jewelry is the first museum exhibition devoted exclusively to Alexander Calder’s jewelry work. This exhibition consists of approximately one hundred objects - necklaces, bracelets, pins, earrings, and crowns - that demonstrate the artist’s love of abstraction and his unique mastery of this wearable art form. During his lifetime Calder produced approximately 1,800 pieces of brass, silver, and gold body ornaments, often embellished with found objects such as beach glass, ceramic shards, and wood. Learn more about about Alexander Calder and this exhibit.

About the Omni San Diego Hotel 

The Omni San Diego Hotel

 is one more reason to visit this fabulous seaside city. Nestled in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter, the Omni San Diego Hotel is within walking distance from more than 90 restaurants, 20 nightclubs and 40 boutique shops and close to the city's top sites and attractions including San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, shopping at Horton Plaza and much more. Since opening in April 2004, the Omni San Diego Hotel offers an ideal destination for leisure travelers in downtown San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. The 21-story luxury hotel features 511 guestrooms and suites with scenic views of San Diego Bay, the ballpark and the San Diego skyline. Omni San Diego Hotel is also distinguished as the first US hotel attached to a ballpark, the San Diego Padre’s PETCO Park

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