Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that attendance to its New Galleries for American Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts topped the one-million mark today. Since opening to the public...Show More Summary
Nick Gray giving a private tour of the Met to celebrate his birthday in December 2012. Produced by Nick Gray, the newly launched Museum Hack tour of of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is described as a “highly interactive, subversive, fun,” and “non-traditional.” Gray promises this roughly two hour private group tour will [...]
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the spring 2014 launch of the Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, a two-week pilot program created and hosted by the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Show More Summary
The Champion Single Sculls (Max Schmitt in a Single Scull), Thomas Eakins In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use Fullscreen link. One of Eakins’ fascinating exercises in river surface perspective on the Schuylkill River here in Philadelphia. This area of the river is still commonly used for sculling, though the bridges and the banks of [...]
PHOTOS: When one thinks of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, “rager” does not immediately come to mind. But on Monday night, the storied museum opened its doors and hundreds of bottles of booze for its annual Post Pride Party. Patrons and saints including Angels in America author Tony Kushner, NYC Council Speaker cum mayoral candidate [...]
The jade collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was once showcased in an opulent room in the style of Louis XV, with fifteen delicate glass cases presided over by a chandelier. But it's vanished as if it were never there.
From the current punk show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to the Seattle Art Museum’s look at 30 years of Japanese fashion, style-driven exhibitions are having a moment.
New dirt, more scandals. They pour out of a book that profiles the curators, city planners and barons of American high society, anyone with oversized egos, through a dual thread that captures the history of New York City and the United States.
Classical Landscape, Isaac de Moucheron In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Click “Fullscreen” and then zoom or download arrow. A beautiful drawing in the grand tradition of 17th century Dutch landscapes in pen and ink with washes. In this case, the artist has combined two ink colors, brown and gray-brown. The original measures roughly 7×12 [...]
A Guest Post by Oded Wagenstein Few months ago I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Upon arriving there, I immediately ran to see the work of the artist who influenced me the most: Vincent Van Gogh; the artist who changed the way we look at color as a tool for telling stories; [...]Show More Summary
An exhibition focused on the theme of the unicorn in medieval and Renaissance art marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of The Cloisters museum and gardens?the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Show More Summary
Photo from The Met: Boxer at Rest (Greek bronze) Tomorrow (July 15) is the last day to view the ancient Greek statue, The Boxer, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of 2013 - Year of Italian Culture in the United States, an initiative...Show More Summary
There was enthusiasm and optimism among participants as the inaugural London Art Week drew to a close on Friday 5th July. A high number of visits from international museums was reported, including The Louvre; The Metropolitan Museum;...Show More Summary
After enduring the Great Recession, the public has shown a backlash against the $25 admission fee for the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, which charges it as a "donation."
Thanks to a sworn affidavit from a former employee of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, a lawsuit against the museum from November 2012 has reentered headlines.
He’s sitting, actually, and he’s in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, not in a clearing, but he definitely carries the reminders of a million gloves that laid him down or cut him til he cried out in his anger and his shame “I am leaving, I am leaving” but the fighter still remains … until [...]
Art lovers can now visit New York's famed Metropolitan museum every day of the week after the management dropped a policy of being closed on Mondays. The Met, which welcomed a record-breaking 6.28 million visitors last year, had closed its doors on Mondays for more than 40 years. Show More Summary
Inspired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's iconic museum admission button—and its retirement from service today—we're celebrating the creativity of admission tags, stickers, and tickets at other museums around the world. Did we miss your favorite?
For the first Monday since 1971, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is open to the public (step right up to see the blood-stained roof deck, which looks even spookier in a steady drizzle!). But there’s a price to pay for this new seven-days-a-week...Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is discontinuing its colorful metal admission buttons. From subway tokens to Checker cabs, see the city’s bygone treasures.